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Old April 9th, 2016, 07:32 PM
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Default Re: Best Investments In India

As you have asked about the best investments options in India, I am mentioning some of them, check below for the details
Public Provident Fund – PPF:

Minimum investment of Rs.500 and maximum investment of Rs.1,00,000(if you’re considering tax deduction under 80C)
Tax free interest and maturity amount
One of best interest among fixed income products – 8.7% p.a in 2014

National Savings Certificate (NSC)
NSC is a popular choice among rural Indians. The minimum investment is Rs.100 and one has option to choose 5 or 10 year period. The current interest is 8.5% for 5 years and 8.8% for 10 years.

Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS)
The rate of interest for Senior Citizen Savings Scheme is nearly 9.2% now.

Money Market Funds
Money Market Funds are ideal as short-term investments options. These also called Liquid funds

Bank Fixed Deposits (FDs)
A Term Deposit or bank fixed deposit as it’s often called is a good choice if your investment period is 6-24 months.

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
National Pension System
Atal Pension Yojana
Tax saving mutual funds – ELSS plans( Equity Linked Saving Scheme)
Direct Equity/Stock Investments
Real Estate Investments
Gold/Commodity investments
Corporate/Commercial Deposits (CDs)
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