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  • Merry Christmas! Right Asset Allocation paved the way to be your own Santa this year Dec 25, 2020 09:02 AM IST

    Merry Christmas! Right Asset Allocation paved the way to be your own Santa this year

    The right dose of equity coupled with gold and debt products can turn things around in the next year and even in the future, thus helping you navigate choppy waters with ease.

  • Watch out! 30 IPOs worth more than Rs 30,000 crore lined up in 2021: Palka Chopra Dec 23, 2020 09:16 AM IST

    Watch out! 30 IPOs worth more than Rs 30,000 crore lined up in 2021: Palka Chopra

    A bumper crop is awaited by the initial public offer market with over 30 IPOs worth more than Rs 30,000 crore lined up for the new year. The primary market has been good so far and the street is abuzz with more issues being lined up.

  • When to Sell Stocks: Here’s why new highs on low volume can halt a big run Dec 21, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    When to Sell Stocks: Here’s why new highs on low volume can halt a big run

    After a stock sees a volume dry-up at the peak, be ready to sell at least some shares when it drops very hard through the 50-day moving average on high volume. Or, the stock may shatter a long-term trend line.

  • Consider these 4 factors before you zero-in on a Mutual Fund in 2021 Dec 12, 2020 07:25 AM IST

    Consider these 4 factors before you zero-in on a Mutual Fund in 2021

    The recent market rally has rewarded those who chose to swim against the tide when markets officially entered the bear phase in late March.

  • 4 things to avoid when markets trade at record highs Nov 28, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    4 things to avoid when markets trade at record highs

    Markets are overheated now, and therefore, it’s vital to exercise caution. Picking up the right stock at a fair price should be the focus, instead of buying stocks with lower valuations with no change in a company's fundamentals.

  • Here is how you can build an international portfolio with just $100 Nov 21, 2020 08:30 AM IST

    Here is how you can build an international portfolio with just $100

    Fractional investing offers a cost-efficient way to build a diversified portfolio. With some discipline and determination, you can create a truly global portfolio.

  • SAMVAT 2077: 4 ways in which you can light up your finances this Diwali Nov 14, 2020 09:03 AM IST

    SAMVAT 2077: 4 ways in which you can light up your finances this Diwali

    As evident, turbocharging your finances this Diwali warrants a solid understanding of the finer details of various investment avenues and ensuring making rationale money decisions.

  • Banks single handedly responsible for Nifty's recent run; investors should remain cautious: Shankar Sharma Nov 12, 2020 08:12 AM IST

    Banks single handedly responsible for Nifty's recent run; investors should remain cautious: Shankar Sharma

    Banking and financial services, which constitute slightly more than 35 percent of the Nifty 50 by weight, has contributed 7.33 percent to the overall performance of the benchmark index in the last month. What this means is that all the other sectors combined have contributed -1.23 percent.

  • US Election 2020: The approach retail equity mutual fund investors must adopt Nov 07, 2020 07:51 AM IST

    US Election 2020: The approach retail equity mutual fund investors must adopt

    For mutual fund investors, it’s best not to bet on speculations as to whose Presidential term would prove to be a boom or bust for the markets.

  • Indian Investments in Global Equities: From Zero to Hero Oct 24, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    Indian Investments in Global Equities: From Zero to Hero

    Investment in the U.S. totals more than INR 7,000 crores at the end of August 2020, the funds focused on U.S. equities have witnessed asset growth of over 400% in the past five years.

  • Why ESG Funds are best positioned to provide long-term sustainable returns Oct 10, 2020 01:59 PM IST

    Why ESG Funds are best positioned to provide long-term sustainable returns

    A significant proportion of companies today are looking beyond simple profit maximisation as their purpose and incorporating sustainability considerations amongst their core objectives.

  • Don’t let scams deter you, follow these 3 principles to build wealth over long term Oct 10, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    Don’t let scams deter you, follow these 3 principles to build wealth over long term

    As evident, approaching the stock market with knowledge, patience and discipline can reap rewards and add to your wealth significantly.

  • Top 5 famous scams in Indian stock markets’ history in last 3 decades Oct 09, 2020 02:28 PM IST

    Top 5 famous scams in Indian stock markets’ history in last 3 decades

    As SEBI and other regulatory bodies try their best to keep such scammers and fraudsters at bay, we hope that soon such scams become a thing of the past.

  • Gold on track to surpass Rs 65,000; 2 prudent ways one can invest Sep 21, 2020 09:03 AM IST

    Gold on track to surpass Rs 65,000; 2 prudent ways one can invest

    Gold has already crossed the Rs 50,000 mark and may touch Rs 65,000 per 10 gram by year-end, thanks to the fiscal stimulus from the government and low-interest rates.

  • Here's why sticking to a strategy is key to generating long-term returns Sep 18, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    Here's why sticking to a strategy is key to generating long-term returns

    The key is to stick to a strategy and not to flirt around with the flavor of seasons. Stay the course to smell the roses, however hard one is being hounded.

  • Spot the trend! 55 days Hurst Time Cycle suggests Nifty is in a buy mode Sep 17, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    Spot the trend! 55 days Hurst Time Cycle suggests Nifty is in a buy mode

    The major difference is that the Hurst Cycle analysis helps us to predict the time and the Elliott wave focuses more on price. This element of time can help us to forecast the Elliott wave pattern.

  • September series rollover data suggests bulls will remain in control; 12,000 on the cards   Aug 28, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    September series rollover data suggests bulls will remain in control; 12,000 on the cards  

    The crucial support for the Nifty is placed at 11300 and then 11111. While resistance can be seen around 12000 mark. Traders should use any dip towards 11300 as a buying opportunity.

  • Planning to invest in US? Top 5 things to know about global investments Aug 27, 2020 11:04 AM IST

    Planning to invest in US? Top 5 things to know about global investments

    A geographically diversified portfolio is less volatile than a concentrated one. Equity markets in developed countries tend to be less volatile than those in emerging markets over the long term.

  • Asset allocation appears deceptively simple: Devina Mehra of First Global Aug 24, 2020 10:29 AM IST

    Asset allocation appears deceptively simple: Devina Mehra of First Global

    The Mantra: There is always a ‘Bull Market’ somewhere in the world, even as there is a ‘Bear Market’ elsewhere at the very same time!

  • Saurabh Mukherjea explains the difference between great and good investors Aug 17, 2020 11:58 AM IST

    Saurabh Mukherjea explains the difference between great and good investors

    Mark Mobius and Prof Sanjay Bakshi are not just successful investors, they are also voracious readers. Not only do they read plenty of finance literature but also material pertaining to the arts and spirituality.

  • Financial independence: How to achieve the target by investing in equities Aug 15, 2020 11:46 AM IST

    Financial independence: How to achieve the target by investing in equities

    Financial independence can be defined as building enough wealth (note that its wealth and not money – both are different) such that your expenses for the rest of your life are taken care of.

  • Do not be penny wise, pound foolish! How investors can ensure financial independence Aug 14, 2020 08:22 AM IST

    Do not be penny wise, pound foolish! How investors can ensure financial independence

    It is better safe than sorry i.e. better to sit in cash in the worst case, rather than worry about the opportunity cost of not remaining invested in such a dubious asset.

  • When working towards financial independence remember to ‘save and invest’ Aug 13, 2020 10:56 AM IST

    When working towards financial independence remember to ‘save and invest’

    Not taking risks at all may be alright to protect your savings, but it may not be enough for your savings to grow.

  • Can penny stocks lead to marvellous riches? William O'Neil busts the myth Aug 03, 2020 11:23 AM IST

    Can penny stocks lead to marvellous riches? William O'Neil busts the myth

    The idea of making big returns on what seems like a sure bet can be tempting. And people sometimes do get lucky buying the so-called penny stocks.

  • Don’t abandon debt funds, for they offer stability amid heightened volatility: Rahul Jain Aug 02, 2020 11:18 AM IST

    Don’t abandon debt funds, for they offer stability amid heightened volatility: Rahul Jain

    The credit, liquidity and default risk in debt funds have only become all the more apparent in recent years. Understanding these prior to make an investment can help you mitigate risk by a large margin.

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