Should you invest in algorithm-based quant mutual funds?

Many equity fund managers have found it difficult to beat the market in recent years. In such a scenario, is an analytics-driven programme to handle a mutual fund portfolio the answer? This is the premise behind quant funds that adopt a rules-based, data-driven approach to build a portfolio of stocks. Fund houses seem keen to […]

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6 fixed income investments to help you save tax under section 80C

Fixed income instruments are typically meant for risk-averse investors who want safety of capital and assured returns. Along with these two aspects, schemes like the Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificate (NSC), and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) etc., also provide tax-saving benefits under section 80C of Income Tax Act. PPF and SSY in fact, […]

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Parenting tips: 10 things you should know about weaning your baby

Weaning your child from breastfeeding? Here are a few things new moms need to know and will experience when you start weaning your little one. 10 things you should know about weaning your baby  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock  New Delhi: For a mother, the relationship that blossoms from breastfeeding her baby is the most special. It is […]

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Should you trust a DIY health test?

A brown package lands on my door. Inside, I find a plastic vial, a cotton swab and a pointed needle. This is an NHS at-home kit designed to test for sexually transmitted infections. The idea behind the DIY test is to cut down on queues and costs at local centres, and I’m all for it. Until […]

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Here are 3 healthy food companies that you need on your radar

Here are 3 healthy food companies that you need on your radar Your food choices each day affect your health, how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. A nutritious, well-balanced diet helps you maintain your body’s overall function and here are 3 companies showing you the way. Good nutrition is an important part […]

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