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Investor Education: Step by Step Guide to Naive Investors

Lots of investors wish to participate in equity markets but do not know where to start from. Some have partial knowledge about the markets and there are others who are completely ignorant. There are others who take great pride in… Continue Reading →

Equity Markets and types of Risk

We are often told that equity investments are subject to risk. What is this risk? It means earning less than what you expected from a given investment or losing part of what you invested. When it comes to investments we… Continue Reading →

Investing is all about Common Sense

Share markets are either the most favored or the most hated entity, depending on their status. A rising market is characterized by the build up of a herd mentality. If the index goes up continuously for 15 days, there is… Continue Reading →

Arjun’s Focus & Occam’s Razor Could Lead to SuperNormal Portfolios

In the ancient Indian epic story, the Mahabharata, once Drona poses a challenge to his royal students. He hangs a wooden fish on a tree above a water body and asks his students to look at the reflection in the… Continue Reading →

Assembly elections and its impact on stock market

Election outcomes generally tend to draw dramatic reactions from the Indian stock markets. Markets on Monday, a day before the state elections, ended down 2% owing to the results of the exit polls, which hinted towards a losing streak for… Continue Reading →

Wake-up and Smell the Coffee, Don’t Invest in the Can!

Brands might be losing moats There is a school of thought which focuses on buying “moat companies” and holding them forever. This school of thought originates from an incomplete understanding of Warren Buffett’s value investing philosophy. Buffett has advocated buying… Continue Reading →

6 easy ways to manage your mutual fund portfolio’s performance

The first thing you look for as an investor when it comes to investing in mutual funds is the performance. That said, call it ironic or reality, more often, the mistakes made by investors with regards to mutual fund investments… Continue Reading →

Light at the end of the tunnel-Is a market upswing visible?

A month back it seemed like there was no end to the Indian market’s woes. The FPIs were pulling money out, crude oil prices were rising through the roof, the Rupee was falling without a bottom, inflation looked like it… Continue Reading →

Credit rating illusion and the myth of safety in debt investing

The popular perception is that investment instruments in the form of debt or fixed income, such as, fixed deposits, bonds, debentures (NCDs), debt mutual funds etc. are safe. Whatever instrument has some form a coupon rate specified on its label… Continue Reading →

It’s raining IPOs this year, but do you have enough information before investing?

In the past 2-3 years, IPOs have become a buzz word for Indian investors. Top names such as HDFC Asset Management Company, NSE, ReNew Power, and Acme Solar are planning to hit the markets with their IPOs in 2018. An… Continue Reading →

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