Brijesh Damodaran

Articles By Brijesh Damodaran

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Your money: Strategy for 2018 – Where to invest?

The years in which the equity markets have delivered single-digit return, debt funds of mutual fund schemes have delivered double digits.

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Investment strategy for 2018: Here is what an investor should do in new year

What is in store in 2018 is not known. What is known is that investing in India over a multi-time period, should help generate inflating beating returns from the equity asset class

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Mutual funds strategy: Active or passive investing, here are 3 powerful points to profit from

Investments in financial assets in India, especially in the last18 months have gained traction. One of the reasons is the lack of returns in the real estate asset class and lower interest rates in fixed income class.

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How to pick mutual funds schemes: Large or small AUM, here are 3 brief gainful points

The mutual fund industry has come a long way since Unit Trust of India (UTI) was established to distribute mutual funds with its first scheme, Unit Scheme 1964.

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Mutual funds growth or dividend option, which should you go for

Investing in mutual funds has come a long way since its early days. With other asset classes such as real estate in a cyclical downturn and fixed income interest rates on the downward trajectory, mutual funds as an investment

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Mutual funds: Which type of investors is sectoral investing for?

An ideal investment introduction should be through a liquid fund to park temporary funds along with the emergency funds. A look into the hybrid funds, which has asset allocation in both debt and equity could be the next step.

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How to build investment portfolio: Here is why you should keep it simple

Investing in any asset class needs to be simple. Simple to understand, interpret and execute.

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Mutual fund large cap scheme: Which one is right for you? Find out here

The year 2016 has been a watershed year for the financial services sector, more so, for the mutual fund industry.

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What is investing all about? Key points that you must make yourself be aware of

All it took was five consecutive days of downward closing of the Sensex and Nifty for the investors to seek answers as to if the rising trend in the Indian equity markets are going to end.

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How active investing delivers a rate of return higher than the benchmarks

We have a place for active investing where the mutual fund managers actively seek higher returns by investing a part of the portfolio allocated to current trends or sectors that are performing well.

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Sensex has delivered 40 pct absolute returns since February 2016, but here is why you should not let markets control you

Since touching levels of 23,005 in February 2016, the Sensex has delivered a 40% absolute return and an annualised return over 25% till now. Many of the large-cap and mid-cap stocks have delivered returns more than the Sensex

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How to ensure constant cash flow; adopt the bucket approach; know what it is

While one may be earning well today, the future income too needs to be proactively apportioned and managed from the current income. An individual has to factor this right from the day he starts his career. However, if you hav

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Stock markets: It is critical not to do this with equity investment

With positive optimism in the equity markets, every investor wants to get rich and see returns growing on regular basis. This brings in all types of folks to this space.

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3 Stock market lessons from current bull run: Stick to goals, time horizon, liquidity needs

In 2017, the BSE Sensex has touched an all-time high level. However, only six months ago, there were talks and apprehensions on the state of the economy and the effects of demonetisation on the markets and economy.

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Investments: Technology has empowered individuals, but are they ready for DIY investing?

Technology, search engines and algorithims have put in the hands of the individual all the information needed to make any investment decision.

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Why patience is the most difficult thing in investing

When one buys real estate asset, be it land or apartment or commercial space, one looks at it as an enduring asset.

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What is the key to investing in stock markets? Find out here

Before investing, look at the fundamentals, look at the moat, look at the promoter pedigree, the cash flow statement and the balance sheet. Having an investment framework, with written rules for action is the approach.

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Stock markets: Never time markets based on events

Volatility is a way of life and sooner you accept it, the smoother could be your long-term investment journey.

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Investors’ corner: Is over-diversification your problem? Check this out

Chasing the latest product that has delivered the maximum return is one habit which investors are unable to overcome.

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Investment policy statement: Why you really need it

Once you have the written document in place, you will have the reference point and the benchmark to look up to and then make your decision.

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As interest rates fall, here’s how to get long term fixed income

As interest rates fall, bank fixed deposits are no longer attractive.

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International Women’s Day 2017: Top money tips for women to get high long-term returns

In the days of yore, homemakers would save every penny and used 'bucket’ style of investing to ensure that there is sufficient money for every important occasion or financial goal.

Banking & Finance News

Looking to invest in debt funds? Here’s what you need to look at before parting with your money

Why is it that only an event makes an investor spend time to review the decision. Ideally, one should look at investments in line with one's Investment Policy Statement (IPS) and invest proactive.

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Home purchase: This is the right time to buy your first house; 3 power points

In the last one year, real estate prices have dropped and the inventory of developers across the country has piled up.

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How budget impacts fixed deposits, National Savings Certificates, others; 3 powerful points to know

FOR retail investors, especially the salaried class and senior citizens, fixed deposits constitute a major part of their investment portfolio.

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Budget: How investment sentiments and markets can get impacted

An equity investor typically looks for tax sops in the Union Budget. Changes in personal income tax rates remain the most anticipated aspect in the Budget, followed by excise and service tax rates.

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Wealth creation: Proper, goal based, asset allocation plan a must; 4 points to follow

To build wealth in the long run, an investor must have a proper asset allocation plan

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