Securities transaction tax

While equity mutual funds will be levied LTCG tax, the unit-linked insurance plans (ULIPs) and national pension scheme (NPS) will remain unaffected, putting equity mutual funds at a tax disadvantage. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint
In quiet times when markets are range-bound, algorithmic traders are contrarians. Photo: Bloomberg

Flash Crashes and securities taxes

4 min read . 25 Jan 2017