What Investments are open to US-based investors?

Mutual Funds: Axis, Birla, DSP, Edelweiss, HDFC, ICICI, IDFC, IIFL, Kotak, L&T, Motilal, Reliance, SBI, Sundaram, UTI PMS: Stallion, Equirus, Bouyant, Alchem, Motilal, WhiteOak AIF, Kotak, Alta Cura, Nine Rivers, AlfAccurate, Ambit, Marcellus

Are state-government bonds risk-free?

Investors often view state government bonds, to be very low-risk, given the fact that they are backed by the government. Out here, it is important to understand the difference between a central government bonds & the state government bond. The central government technically has the power to ‘print money’ (via the RBI), and it is … Read more

Are post-fee and post-tax returns of long-short strategies still attractive?

Long-short AIF’s that aim to deliver positive absolute returns that are uncorrelated to market conditions, are a popular and fast growing segment in the Indian alternatives industry. However, due to the use of derivatives, the taxation of these funds are unfavourable since gains are typically considered speculative income (tax rate of 35% in case of … Read more

What International ETF’s are listed in the Indian Markets?

The following are the main international ETF’s that are listed in the Indian markets Motilal Nasdaq 100: Tracking the Nasdaq 100 TRI Motilal Nasdaq Q-50: Tracking the Nasdaq Q-50 TRI (securities that are expected to be the likely next inclusions in the Nasdaq 100) Mirae FANG+: Tracking the NYSE FANG+ Total Index (NYSE FANG+ Index … Read more