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  • Why are mid-cap and small-cap indices falling sharply?
    by Raushan Kumar June 21, 2018 12:26 IST

    During CY17, the Midcap Index was up 47% versus 28% on the Nifty. Mid-caps have outperformed large-caps by over 40% in the last three years from 2015 to 2017.

  • Investment Mantra: Three things to look before Investing in the stock
    by Raushan Kumar June 14, 2018 12:44 IST

    Quality of the management is one of the key aspects to consider before investing in a business. Look for stability in management, and for leaders with strong backgrounds in the industry and a good record of success in other companies.

  • What are traders doing ahead of RBI’s Monetary Policy meeting?
    by Jayesh Bhanushali June 06, 2018 10:00 IST

    Smart traders in anticipation of a rate hike have already buildup short positions in the financial stocks as the spread between the 10 year G-Sec and RBI repo rate widens.

  • Best Mutual Funds for SIP
    by Jitender Singh June 03, 2018 10:40 IST

    Investing in mutual funds via Systematic Invest Plan (SIP) is the best way to creating wealth in the long-term. SIP is a way to regularly invest a fixed amount in mutual fund schemes.

  • Top mutual funds for FY19
    by Jitender Singh May 30, 2018 17:04 IST

    The equity market has been volatile so far in April-May 2018 due to rising crude oil prices and bond yields, uncovering of governance issues in banks and the possibility of four rate hikes in 2018 in the US. Therefore, investors should use the current volatility as an opportunity to create wealth in long-term.

  • All about Italy's political crisis
    by Raushan Kumar May 30, 2018 09:30 IST

    Italy has been without a government since March because no political group can form a majority. The two big winners in that election - Five Star and The League - attempted to join forces on Sunday but abandoned efforts after President Sergio Matarella vetoed their choice of finance minister.

  • Should you remain invested in HDFC Prudence Fund?
    by Jitender Singh May 23, 2018 17:45 IST

    HDFC Prudence Fund has the largest AUM of Rs37,998cr as on April 30, 2018, among all equity-oriented mutual funds. The fund started its journey on February 01, 1994, and has given a return of ~18% CAGR since then, as on May 20, 2018.

  • Halloween strategy does not work in India
    by Raushan Kumar May 14, 2018 09:23 IST

    This strategy is heavily based on the concept of seasonality, specifically, those stocks which perform better in the winter months than they do in the summer months.

  • Best Mutual Funds to Invest in 2018
    by Jitender Singh May 05, 2018 10:37 IST

    The best way to get the benefit from volatility is investing in mutual funds via Systematic Investment Plan (SIP). SIP is a way to invest via which investors can invest a fixed amount in a mutual fund for a defined period. SIP helps investors in ‘Rupee Cost Averaging’ and follow a disciplined approach without worrying about the short-term volatility in the market volatility.

  • Back Testing Fact: Index Performance in pre-election year
    by Raushan Kumar April 19, 2018 14:16 IST

    The year 2018 being a pre-election year will have a significant bearing on sentiment in equity markets.

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