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Rupee Cost Averaging (SIP) vs. Value Cost Averaging (VIP) in mutual funds?

Which one is a better option while investing in mutual funds? I think that investment via VIP would work only if the investment is target oriented, and if calculated manually.
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PPF Account in Indian banks

I'm an indian citizen and about to open a PPF Account in a Nationalised bank. I have had enquiry in ICICI Bank and in SBI Bank today. Their interest rates are as 8.8 and 8.7 respectively. Can one ...
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What's the best gold investment strategy for a Singapore resident?

I'd like to buy gold in small amounts (1 gm) when the prices are attractive, but I can't keep a watch on it. I'm buying gold as a long term investment / hedge, and I don't have plans to sell it. ...
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what is the meaning of allowing FDI in Insurance and pension funds

I want to know with respect to following news http://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/WorldEconomy/Pension-insurance-get-FDI-boost/Article1-939798.aspx ...
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What is Chit funds. And how to invest in it?

I have heard a lot about this northern part of India, but no idea about this type of investment please share your views about this type of investment.
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How many 5-year extensions are allowed on a PPF account?

Once your PPF account completes 15 years, I understand it gets extended for 5-year terms. Is there a limit on the number of such extensions?
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PPF / NSC inquiry eligibility

I have a 2 year old daughter, US citizen by birth. Can we invest in her name in PPF (Public Provident Fund) or NSC (National Savings Certificate) ? Both parents are Indian nationals.