Is this the best time to invest in Index Funds?

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Equity market has faced the biggest crash in the last decade due to fast spread of coronavirus and subsequent lockdown. Big crashes have hit the stock market every few years. However, each crash has typically been followed by a vigorous recovery and rally for 3-5 years. So while many investors are sitting at losses, this could be an opportunity to invest. But to invest in equity you have to identify good stocks and sectors. Index funds could be a good option at this point of time. These are funds that typically invest in companies which are part of an index of best companies from a particular theme or sector. "Index funds are the least risky funds. But it will be subject to market ups and downs," says Harsh Jain Co-founder…
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BT Insight: Where 6 Franklin Templeton funds got stuck; recovery tougher

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The fate of investors of the six closed debt funds and other fund of funds (FoF) investors will depend upon how quickly the Franklin Templeton fund house is able to sell all its securities. Though RBI's liquidity push of Rs 50,000 crore may prevent the spread of liquidity crunch to other funds in the near future, the FT investors' road to recovery looks distant. What are the challenges the fund house will face in selling off its assets and paying back the investors? Higher the proportion of sovereign and cash investments of a debt fund, easier it is to wind up the exposure. However, the fund house has already sold most of its sovereign debt securities to handle the redemption pressure since August 2018. As per the report from B&K…
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Zoom CEO says the organization is American, not Chinese

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claims of him and his organization being Chinese. Yuan said that he turned into a resident of America in 2007 and that Zoom is an American organization. Yuan said that Zoom has activities and representatives like other worldwide innovation organizations in China. Zoom CEO, Eric Yuan in a blog entry expressed that his organization is American and Chinese. The disputable video calling application is presently confronting claims of having a Chinese connection. Yuan in a blogpost disproved these claims. "As of late, questions have likewise been raised about Zoom and China. From the outset, this appeared to originate from an impermanent misconfiguration in our worldwide server farm directing that we fixed. Be that as it may, outside of that separated occurrence, in the previous scarcely any weeks, we have seen…
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Given to PM CARES Fund? Here’s in what manner can spare annual assessment

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Key features Any gift to PM CARES finance qualified for 100 percent charge conclusion under Section 80G Cutoff time for making charge sparing gift for FY20 stretched out till June 30 Utilize this window to make gift and guarantee derivation on earlier year's pay On the off chance that you cause two gifts you to can guarantee reasoning for two distinct years The conclusion is pertinent just when you choose old assessment system with charge reasoning Coronavirus pandemic isn't only the most noticeably terrible wellbeing emergency yet additionally the hardest financial test that any legislature has looked since freedom. A critical piece of the populace can't take care of itself without work because of continuous lockdown. Government has a troublesome undertaking of overseeing assets to take care of poor people,…
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