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Is there a typo... Open 10 Bank account and 10 lacs each... Or you meant 1 lacs each. Most large banks are safe. It's only the co-operative banks some of which are not well managed is an issue. So you can invest in few large banks. Having 10 bank account will be a drain on paper work plus most will make you open a saving account and maintain it, else you ...


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A variable annuity is a contract with an insurance company that invests your money in mutual funds. The annuity will provide payments to you either immediately or at a future date, for the rest of your life, guaranteeing that you won't outlive your assets. The death benefit guarantees that your beneficiary will receive at least the amount of your ...


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In general that is true, but most ETFs have market makers which will keep the bid-ask spread close to the underlying value.


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On the other hand, ETFs are traded like stocks, so if you want to sell it you might find that no one wants to buy it. Well someone will almost certainly want to buy it, but maybe for slightly less than its net asset value. Otherwise there would be an arbitrage opportunity to buy the ETF very low and short its constituents. If liquidity is a concern then ...


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If you add or subtract a fixed number to the all of the portfolio returns and regress them against the market returns, you will get the same alpha value as before shocked the portfolio returns.


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The mutual fund structure is relatively safe. The actual assets (shares, etc) are held by different legal entity and managed by different entity. The new regulations means brokers can't hold it on your behalf with the fund house. It has to be held in your name. To be more safe you can have the mutual fund units in your demat account so you are more sure. ...


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