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Buy and invest in bank bonds, AT1 bonds in India

Banks execute the critical function of lending to institutions and individuals to facilitate cash flow within the financial system. To maintain liquidity, they need large amounts of capital. One way of raising money is through issuing bank bonds in India.

Feb 21, 2022 - 5 min read

What are 54EC Bonds or Capital Gain Bonds

54EC or Capital Gain Bonds are investments in bonds that help you save tax. Capital Gain Bonds have been designed specifically to encourage people to invest in long-term infrastructure projects led by government-owned PSUs and in return offer investors a tax saving mechanism. The name is derived from Section 54EC of the Income Tax Act of 1961, under which investors can claim tax exemption on capital gains.

Jan 24, 2022 - 5 min read

What is a Bond IPO - Debt Public Issue

Economic growth for a country is led by public investment done by the government and private investment done by companies. This requires money (or capital) from other people; as owners themselves may not have all the resources to invest in growth.....

Dec 10, 2021 - 5 min read

Types of Bonds in India

A prudent and wise investor makes well-informed investment decisions when investing in bonds, it is important to understand the terminology and types of bonds in the market. To familiarize yourself with bond related key terms, refer to our comprehensive FAQs section....

Sept 15, 2021 - 5 min read

7 Things they DON’T tell you about Bonds in India.

In our endeavour to educate people on the benefits of investing in Bonds in India (specifically corporate bonds), we believe in writing on aspects investors must be aware of. Keeping in mind the extent of plagiarism and verified information

Sept 1, 2021 - 5 min read

What is Sovereign Gold Bond scheme?

Understand how to buy Sovereign Gold Bond online! Currency notes globally used to be backed by actual gold 50 years ago! In current times, as people get more disillusioned by the paper money being printed by nations to pump liquidity in global markets, gold as storage of value and investment becomes important. India is the biggest consumer of gold in the world and in 2020-2021 alone we imported INR 2.5L crore (~US$ 34 bn)

Sept 1, 2021 - 5 min read

Why Bond Price and Yield Move in the Opposite Direction?

Bond yields and bond prices are important factors in bond investments but the connection between the two can be ...

Mar 5, 2021 - 5 min read

Size of the Indian Bond Market is US$ 2 trillion!

Yes – the Indian bond market is indeed worth ~US$ 2 trillion! That’s about INR 150,000,000,000,000 ...

Mar 5, 2021 - 5 min read

Here’s why your parents chose FDs and why you might not want to

Fixed deposits have been a popular choice of investment in India. However, one should take a few factors into consideration befo...

Mar 5, 2021 - 5 min read

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