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Investment basics
 

  Mutual Fund Investment Basics | How to Invest in Mutual Funds

 

1. How is investing different from savings?

Saving is putting aside a part of your earnings for future use. It is usually done by keeping your money in extremely safe and liquid avenues like a bank savings accounts, FDs, PPFs, etc.

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2. Why is investing a smart idea?

One of the best ways to secure your future – besides a healthy diet – is a healthy bank balance.
And generally, there are two ways of making money: one by working for it, and the other by making your money work for you. Investments are for those who prefer the latter.

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3. How can I manage my finances?

When it comes to managing finance and investment planning, you need to be sure about your financial goals. It could be buying a second home, financing a wedding, funding your child’s education, ensuring a regular income post retirement and so forth.

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4. What are the different investment options?

Bonds (Debt)
A bond is a financial asset issued by governments, companies, banks, public utilities and other large entities which can come under fixed-income securities.

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5. What are money markets and money market instruments?

Money Market is a part of financial market where instruments with high liquidity and very short term maturities are traded. Due to highly liquid nature of securities and their short term maturities, money market is treated as a safe place.

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6. How do I invest with a limited amount?

For regular investment,

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7. What are debt markets and debt market instruments?

The debt market is the market where fixed income securities of various types and features are issued and traded.

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8. What is the difference between bonds and debentures?

Both bonds and debentures are instruments available to a company to raise money from the public. However, there are a few stark differences between the two.

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9. What affects the bond prices?

There are three key factors that affect bond prices:

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10. What affects the interest rates?

The factors are largely macro-economic in nature:

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11. What is yield curve?

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12. What is yield to maturity (YTM)?

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13. What is average maturity period?

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14. What is a Credit Rating?

Credit Rating is a process conducted by a rating organisation to evaluate the credit worthiness of the issuer with respect to the instrument being issued or a general ability to pay back debt over the specified period of time.

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15. What is "SO" in a rating? [AAA (SO)]

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16. What is the power of compounding ?

Returns on investments exhibit the effect of compounding. It means that the returns earned on the investment in the first year, gets added to the amount in subsequent years and fetches its own returns.

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17.  What are equity assets?

Corporates can raise money in two ways – by either borrowing (debt instruments) or issuing stocks (equity instruments) which signify ownership and a share of residual profits. The equity instruments are typically of two types – common stock and preferred stocks.

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18. How does an investor in equities make money?

Dividend and capital gains are the two ways in which investors get returns on their investments. Dividend gains depend on earning levels of the particular company and the decision of its management.

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19. What are main approaches used for analyzing stocks and forecasting future movements?

The behavior of the price movement of a stock is said to predict its future movement. One such approach is called technical analysis and is based on the past movements of the individual stocks as well as the indices.

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20. What are equity markets?

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21. As a new investor, what documents would I need in order to start investing in a mutual fund scheme?

A.) Once you’ve decided which scheme you want to invest in, all you need to do is fill up a few forms and drop it at the nearest IDFC AMC. You can view the required documents below.

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22. What would be the applicable NAV for purchases/subscription (including switch in)?


Liquid schemes - IDFC Cash Fund

i) In respect of valid application received upto 2.00 p.m on a day at the official point(s) of acceptance and funds for the entire amount of subscription/purchase a per the application are credited to the bank account of the respective Liquid Scheme/Plans before the cut-off time i.e available for utilization before the cut-off time- the closing NAV of the day immediately preceding the day of receipt of application shall be applicable.

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