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Difference Between Bond And Debenture

Investment is one term that relates to almost everyone in this world. Everybody want to invest there surplus money according to there purpose and risk taking capacity. As there are number of... Read more »

All about Inflation-Linked Bonds For Indian Retail Investors

Inflation Linked Bonds are basically framed to provide protection against inflation to the investors. They are the best replacement of gold investment, the benefit is that the principal amount also increases with... Read more »


Tax Free Bonds 2013 – Invest To Save Tax

Tax Free Bonds, as name suggest these bonds offers tax free interest income. In other words, any interest earned from these bonds will be tax free in the hands of the investors.... Read more »

NHAI 54EC Capital Gain Bonds Issue Open For FY 2012-13 : Invest To Save Capital Gains Tax

According to section 54EC of the Income Tax Act 1961, long term capital gain i.e gain from sale of long term capital asset, can be saved by investing the gain amount in... Read more »

What Is The Difference Between Tax Free Bonds & Long Term Infrastructure Bonds?

The time of investing under schemes which help you save tax is approaching. Which is why people have started exploring new investment avenues which can reduce there taxable income. ‘Tax Free Bonds’... Read more »

Why One Should Not Invest More Than Rs 20,000 In 80CCF Tax Free Infrastructure Bonds?

As per income tax act 1961, people can get tax benefit of Rs 20,000 by investing under infrastructure bonds. This tax deduction of Rs 20,000 will be over and above Rs 100,000.... Read more »

Make Investment Under Tax Free Infra Bonds, Avail Tax Benefit Even After DTC

For most of us, financial year ending is the time to plan for saving income tax. People must have started investing under tax free investment schemes to avail tax deduction of Rs... Read more »

Launch Of National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI) Tax Free Bonds- Issue To Open On 28th Dec, 2011

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is going to launch its tax-free bonds issue of Rs 10,000 crore. This issue will be open from 28th Dec 2011 to 11 Jan 2012. The... Read more »

NSC : Now Earn More By Investing Under New 10 Year National Savings Certificate Scheme

The Government of India, have launched a new 10 year National Saving Certificate (NSC) with effect from 1 December 2011. Investment under this new small saving scheme will offer 8.7% pa interest... Read more »

Perpetual Bonds – Bonds With No Maturity Date

Perpetual bonds are the bonds with no maturity date. Which means the investor (bondholder) do not get the right to redeem the bonds at any point of time. Only the issuing company... Read more »

How Safe And Beneficial To Invest In Non Convertible Debentures?

Before moving to understand the concept of Non convertible debentures, lets first have an introduction of debentures. What are debenture? Debentures are financial instruments usually issued by companies and government to raise... Read more »

Credit Default Swaps (CDS)

Credit Default Swap (CDS) is a derivative contract that transfers *credit risk in return for a series of payments. CDS allow companies to trade and manage credit risks in almost the same... Read more »

What Is Issuing Debt?

When companies want to raise their money to finance their operations, they issue debt. Companies can raise there funds either by borrowing money from banks or by issuing shares or bonds. Sometimes... Read more »

What Are Treasury Bills (T-Bills)?

Treasury Bills, or more commonly knows as T-Bills, are the bonds issued by Government. It is a short term (less than one year) government zero coupon bond. It represent short-term borrowings of... Read more »

What Are Zero Coupon Bonds?

Zero coupon bond are issued at lower price than its face value and the principal value is repaid to the holders on the time maturity of bonds. Zero coupon bonds are also... Read more »