Equity Intelligence PMS Review

Equity Intelligence was incorporated in 2002. Born with strong value-picking genes, the company has since grown into one of the leading portfolio managers in India. The company has strong clientele from various income classes from India and abroad. From a humble beginning,  now Equity Intelligence manages the portfolios of many leading businessmen, successful professionals, NRIs and even ordinary people.

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Porinju Veliyath Latest Stock Portfolio April 2017

A planter and patriot first, Porinju Veliyath has become a worth looking portfolio manager in Indian stock market investing arena. Through his company named  Equity Intelligence, he has been running a portfolio management scheme (PMS) out of Cochin, in Kerala, starting from 2002.

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Portfolio Management Service: 22 Things You Should Be Aware

Portfolio Management Service is gaining momentum during this bull market phase. It is coupled with the effect of dull real estate market and gold. Here  I am trying to collate the most common questions that comes to investors planning for PMS. 

1. What is Portfolio Management Service?

Portfolio Management Service is a professional service offered to wealthy investors to meet their investments objectives. The Investment solutions provided by PMS cater to a niche segment of elite customers. The clients are normally Individuals or Institutions entities with high net worth. Data from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) shows that there are nearly 1880registered portfolio managers at present, down from 267 in 2012. But barely 100 firms would be active, with a large chunk of the business being concentrated in the hands of the top 8-12 fund managers. 90% of total AUM is concentrated in the hands of top 10-15 fund managers.

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Allu Arjun's Stock Pick- A Bumper Hit Awaiting?

We have not read too many stories about Indian film stars who heavily invest in stock market. Most of them take the normal route of mutual funds investment or PMS services. Amitab Bachan was an exception to this. In-fact his experiment with direct stock market investment has given a mixed response. He had few block-blusters hits like just dial, Neuland Labs, Stampede Capital etc, few of them turned to be disastrous. Examples are  Birla Pacific Medspa and Fineotex Chemicals. You can go through his current portfolio here.

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Income Tax on Share Trading

Most of the retail investors in India are salaried employees of public or private companies. Their companies take care of deducting the tax at source on a monthly basis. The only job of employees at the end of every financial year is to file the income tax return and claim for any refunds. As 99.99% of the salaried person turned retail investor belongs to salary cap below 50 lakhs, they mostly use ITR 1 and take pride of the fact that they have paid all the taxes at source itself. 

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Income Tax Filing: Who Can Use ITR-1 SAHAJ

ITR-1 SAHAJ  can  be  used  by  an  individual  whose  total  income  for  the assessment year 2017-18 includes:

(a) Income from Salary/ Pension; or
(b) Income from One House Property (excluding cases where loss is brought forward from previous years); or
(c) Income from Other  Sources  (excluding  winning  from lottery  and income  from  Race Horses ,  Income  taxable  under  section  115BBDA and Section 115BBE )

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No More Stock Trading Without Aadhaar

National Securities Depository Limited has made it mandatory to link Adhaar with demat account. Below is the circular(NSDL/POLICY/2017/0021) published by NSDL on this regard.

As Participants are aware, in the Union Budget 2017-18, it was announced under ‘Other measures in the Financial Sector’ that “Steps will be taken for linking of individual demat accounts with Aadhaar“. Accordingly, SEBI has instructed depositories to advise their Participants to take necessary steps for linking of demat accounts held by individual clients with their Aadhaar numbers to ensure effective implementation of the budget announcement.

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Mohnish Pabrai's Latest Portfolio 2017

A hard core fan and follower of Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger, Mohnish Pabrai is an Indian born American value investor whom we should keep a track-off. He heard about Warren Buffet in 1994 and since then he has been following Warren Buffett's investment philosophy and thought processes. The first book read by Mohnish Pabrai about Warren Buffett was "Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist" written by Roger Lowenstein. He identified very few stock market practitioners followed Warren Buffett's idea of investment. 

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