Direct Equity Investment refers to purchase and sale of shares in the stock market anticipating dividends and capital gains with changes in the value of the invested stock.
Mutual Funds are a pool of funds collected from several investors sharing a common financial goal and managed by a professional investment vehicle. The money collected is invested in varied asset classes such as stocks, bonds, and money market instruments by the fund managers.
A bond can be defined as a debt investment, wherein money is loaned by an investor to a corporate or government entity, which borrows the funds for a specified time-frame at a variable or fixed interest rate. Companies, municipalities, states and sovereign governments use the bond route to raise money and finance several projects and activities. Bond owners are debt holders or creditors of the issuer.
Structured Investment Products are niche offerings designed to cater to financial requirements of investors by customizing the product mix to meet an investors risk tolerance. Investing in structured products allows the investor to get exposure to an assortment of investment choices like equities, derivatives, fixed income instruments, interest rates, currencies and commodities. The investor can thus get the best return on investment (ROI) depending on the value of the underlying investment product.
It is a product whose value is derived from the market performance of an underlying asset which may include equity, forex, commodities etc. They aid in the generation of specific payoffs.
Real Estate Investment Funds
It is an investment vehicle allowing the investor to invest funds in real estate. Real Estate Investment Funds facilitate the ownership in real estate ventures by small and large investors compared to mutual fund investments