Banking & Financial Services Funds

The Banking & Financial Services sector (BFSI), over the years, has emerged as one of the most diverse plays on the India growth story. While the importance of a stable banking industry to support the economic growth cannot be stressed enough, the opportunities available across the financial services segment today make this sector an even […]

SDL Funds: Advantages of Long-Term Debt Funds

  One of the means by which a higher yield can be captured for the debt investment portfolio is to invest into mutual fund schemes that have State Development Loans as the underlying asset. These investments have multiple advantages. (a) The SDL portfolios have yields in the range of 7% to 7.7% depending upon the […]

Volatile food prices push inflation higher

The CPI based inflation moved higher for the second consecutive month and has now stayed outside the RBI’s target range for the ninth consecutive month. The headline inflation number for the month of Sep’22 was reported at 7.41%, as compared to 7.00% in the preceding month and 4.35% during the year ago period. The uptick […]