Stock Market vs Mutual funds : Returns And Risk Of Equity Investment

stock market vs mutual funds

Many investors shun equity completely to avoid risk. All who do so run the risk of having their returns eaten up almost entirely by inflation. Equity investment does come with risk, with high short-term volatility, but no one should invest in the stock market for the short-term and no one have good knowledge on stock […]

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3 Things Common To Roller Coasters & Equity Funds

Stock Market Volatality

We do not have many theme parks in India. Thus, many of us have not really experienced a “roller coaster ride”. Well, the stock market more than compensates for it! As the indices have grown, the psychological impact of the dips and highs has become larger. Today, a fall of 230 points in the BSE […]

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3 Implications Of The Correction – But Are You Ready To Take Advantage?

Are you ready to take an advantage of a Correction

Today the equity markets are in apparent free fall. Many stocks have fallen by more than 20% and the Nifty index itself has fallen by about 7% in just 3 days. Technically a correction is one, wherein the markets fall by at least 10%. Whether your investment in regular plans of mutual funds or mutual […]

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3 Takeaways out of the LTCG & 2018 Budget Announcements

2018 Budget & LTCG

The government in today’s budget introduced the much talked about long term capital gains tax (LTCG) on the selling of listed securities on gains of over Rs 1 lakh. This has implications on your mutual fund holdings, more so if you wish to switch to direct plan mutual fund. We will explore this more here. 1.Long […]

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3 Reasons Why Debt Funds Are Better Than FDs, Never Mind FRDI

debt funds are better than Fixed Deposits

The government’s new  FRDI law seems to be the biggest news after demonetization! People are very sensitive about money, and there is a lot of interest in saving commission by investing in direct plans of  mutual funds.  Various mutual funds apps and calculators are also in use to compare the returns. They have worked so […]

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