The Indian political economy is undergoing turbulent times. Two major events in the last month are significant. How does an India investor measure the impact of recent events (budget, Kashmir) on one’s investment strategy? Is it a good time to wait out and see how the developments evolve, or should one invest aggressively? Budget 2019 The first […]Share this post!
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 […]Share this post!
In this post we will evaluate whether National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a good investment option and if it can help us meet our various investment goals. What is NPS? NPS stands for National Pension Scheme. Thus, at the core, it is a pension scheme. In other words, it attempts to provide the investor with […]Share this post!
Most people think that retirement is the end of income stream. You hang your boots and count your days. While that may largely be true, the flow of money need not stop. Here are fourteen ways to make money even in retirement and to keep the bank account buzzing with inflows even while you take […]Share this post!
We often hear experts talk about Asset allocation and Rebalancing of Portfolio. We will now find out why this is almost like a free lunch in investing! And it is time to do so as we are beginning a new financial year and the markets are taking a sharp turn. If you are switching from […]Share this post!
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 […]Share this post!
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 […]Share this post!
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 […]Share this post!