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Important Facts for Every Franklin Templeton Investor

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work: Thomas Edison Money is considered as one of the most important things in our economy. It is extremely necessary for our survival, but earning this valuable thing with a consistent increase, is a very difficult task. In today’s lifestyle, one of the biggest sources of earning money is investment. The …

Money Market Funds

Money market funds are those which invest in short-term debt instruments like US Treasury bills and commercial paper and is also known as money market mutual funds. These funds are a popular cash management tool. A money market fund’s objective is: To provide investors a safe place to invest, Which is easily available, cash-equivalent assets. A subtype of mutual funds, money market funds are highly stable …

Stocks vs Bonds: The Investment Saga

Both from the perspective of stocks and bonds, an investor wants to go where the growth is…. Those people who are just entering the investment situation will typically find easy to clutch the concepts of stocks and bonds. Both stocks and bonds are two unlike types of assets issued by the corporations to raise funds, to raise money or expand or diversify their operations. Stocks …

Features of a Debt Fund

Debt fund is a fund that invests in bonds, or other debt securities. Debt Funds can be contrasted with stock funds and money funds. Debt Funds typically pay periodic dividends that include interest payments on the fund’s underlying securities plus periodic realized capital appreciation. Debt Funds typically pay higher dividends than CDs and money market accounts. Most Debt Funds pay out dividends more frequently than …

What is a Debt Fund?

A debt fund is a pool of investment or a mutual fund or exchange-traded fund that invest in fixed income securities such as treasury bills and bonds. Short term plans (STPs), liquid funds, gilt funds, monthly income plans (MIPs), and fixed maturity plans (FMPs) are some of the investment options in debt funds. Apart from these categories, debt funds include various types of funds investing …

What are Masala Bonds?

The much hyped and renowned manufacturing campaign “ Make in India” is gradually  attaining the speed and confidence of  investors on a large scale, internationally. In this context the name of `Masala Bonds` now, does not appear a riddle/ridicule and/or a mysterious term. Since, as the name suggests, such bonds are being floated in Indian scenario(India,the country famous for the spices added to the meals/food …