Category: How Tos

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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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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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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How to Select your Brokerage Firm

There are many brokerage firms available in the market to choose from. It is the brokerage firm which helps you open your account and makes it possible for you to invest and transact on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). There are more than 200 brokerage firms active in Pakistan who can help you invest on the…
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How to open a brokerage account

You may be well aware that a brokerage account is required in order to invest in the stock market. A brokerage account allows you to invest in the stock market. A brokerage account is opened with your selected stock-broker. Your stock-broker is the ‘middleman’ that connects you to the stock exchange and provides you access…
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How the Stock Market Works

The stock market is a place where companies list themselves to make their shares available to a broad range of investors to purchase these shares. You, as an investor, have the option to choose from multiple stocks of different companies to buy in order to build your investment portfolio. The share prices of the shares…
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