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How & Where Should You Invest

One of the biggest question marks for an investor with some money to spare is where and how should he invest. An investor can invest in different types of asset classes. The age-old adage of “don’t put all your eggs in one basket” comes to mind here. If we graduate this a bit further, it…
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PSX Webinar#3 – Amnesty Scheme 2019

PSX Webinar#3 – Amnesty Scheme 2019 was presented on Asset Declaration Scheme 2019, covering the complexities and implications of the subject. PSX chose Mr. Farrukh Rasheed, ACA and Partner at R.A & Co. for this particular topic. Mr. Farrukh had previously done a PSX Webinar on Tax Filing, which was talked about for several weeks…
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PSX Webinar#1 Save, Budget and Invest

PSX Webinar is team PSX’s recent initiative that was planned in order to fill the gap between potential investors and avenues they can invest in. The number of people interested in investing is large but the majority of these potential investors don’t have adequate knowledge to be able to figure out which investment avenues they…
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Pakistan Investment Bonds

Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs) are debt securities issued by the State Bank of Pakistan. These bonds are issued in denominations of multiples of Rs 100,000/- and available in tenors of 3, 5, 10, and 20 years. The yield on these bonds is fixed and disbursed semi-annually. The coupon rate or semi-annual return on these bonds…
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What is a Mutual Fund; How does it Work

A mutual fund is a collection or assortment of stocks, bonds, money market instruments and similar assets. Broadly speaking, a mutual fund can be a collection of various stocks or stocks & bonds or government bonds & certificates of deposits or stocks & fixed income securities or any other combination of securities that are grouped…
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BC vs Investing – Which is better?

Ballot Committee, popularly known as ‘BC’, is very popular amongst the ladies in the sub-continent; but the fact is that BCs are popular in other cultures as well such as those of the west. In the U.S and Europe these are known as ‘Saving Circles’. Another fact of the matter is that BCs are more…
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Salary Income Tax Calculator – 2019

The current government has announced measures whereby the slabs for income tax deduction have been revised. Henceforth, income tax will be deducted from salary of more than Rs 600,000/- p.a. whereas previously this salary slab was excluded from the income tax deductible bracket. More so, even those with salary of less than Rs 1.2 Mn…
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Getting Listed at PSX

In the course of your company’s growth continuum, you may be faced with situations whereby you need to decide to scale, expand or diversify. It only makes business sense to scale or diversify to increase the profitability of your company by making its products popular amongst the general public. What could be better than to…
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Perfect Plan to Celebrate your Retirement

In the rigmarole of our daily lives, we usually forget the importance of savings and investing for the future. We are busy paying the due installments against our car, house, annual kitty, and bills, amongst other expenses. At the same time, we have to save for our children, their education, their marriages and for all…
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