Brijesh Damodaran

Articles By Brijesh Damodaran

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What is key to wealth creation? Find out here

Today, we are living in a very fluid world and information on various subjects is available in an instant. Instant news, instant food, instant money transfer—quite a few things are instant.

Economy News

Risk management : Here’s how to have an effective investment strategy

The first fortnight of this month was an interesting period. Key events such as the referendum in Italy, RBI monetary policy review, meetings of the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve gave some direction to interest rate

Money News

Demonetisation hits investments; here is what you can do

FOR retail investors, expecting the unexpected has become the norm, rather than an aberration. The events unfolding on account of demonetisation is an ‘unknown—unknown’ phenomenon with no precedence.

Demonetisation hits investments; here is what you can do

On stock market, what is the key to wealth creation? 3 steps to follow

On Diwali day last year, the Sensex closed at 25,866 and now a week before Diwali this year, the benchmark is at 28,077 levels – point-to-point return of around 8.5%. Similarly, on Diwali day in 2014, the Sensex closed at 2

On stock market, what is the key to wealth creation? 3 steps to follow

Here’s how to plan for personal risk management

MOST individuals do not pay much attention to risk management which is the elementary framework in any investment process.

Here’s how to plan for personal risk management

What is the key to successful investing? Find out here

The Marshmallow test by Stanford University in the late sixties on little children is the pioneering study on delayed gratification and its future outcomes. The study gave an insight in to human behaviour, and the researchers

What is the key to successful investing? Find out here

Tips to choose policies for dependents

As single parenting has become a reality in many households, one must look at various investment options

Banking & Finance News

How to invest smartly : All you want to know about the basics

Today we are all living in an information age. But how much of the information is really useful? There is no right answer to this and it depends on how one uses the information.

What's your risk apetite? Understand it before creating an investment portfolio News

Asset Allocation: How to ensure sustainable cash flow

Prosperity in the middle class is evident as we look at the growth and standard of living being experienced today, as compared to a decade or two ago. Be it the choices in education or food or name it, you have multiple optio

Banking & Finance News

Do not invest your money with wrong time horizons or needs

Living for the moment has become the stated mantra for today's generation as savings and investing for the future looks like a distant goal. Many wrongly assume that the goal can be achieved as easily as the goal of immediate

black money News

Don’t want sleepless nights over market volatility? check out this 6 point process

It What happens when you are flooded with choices and information overload. How do you ensure that you reach your goal and attain your milestones...

p-notes, mutual funds, FPIs, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, investors in India, p-notes India, RBI p-notes News

Your money: Stay invested for multiple time horizons to generate MF returns

There is never a dull moment in the wealth creation. First, you need to determine the rate at which the portfolio will grow and then look at the asset allocation.

p-notes, mutual funds, FPIs, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, investors in India, p-notes India, RBI p-notes News

Your money: All about investing in mutual funds through direct plan

Direct investment was introduced in January 2013 by Sebi for the do-it-yourself investors. The main benefit is the lower cost and higher NAV

Your money: All about investing in mutual funds through direct plan

Hybrid funds slowly gaining attention in investor’s portfolio

Balanced funds can add value to the portfolio with three to five years of investing tenor. Time horizon is an important element in the investing process

Hybrid funds slowly gaining attention in investor’s portfolio

Along with saving, it is important to invest prudently

Apart from bank fixed deposits and corporate deposits, equity mutual funds are also an ideal way to build a long-term corpus

Along with saving, it is important to invest prudently

An investor must be aware of the instruments he chooses to invest

Every fixed-income investor will have to live with interest rate risk. In a falling interest rate scenario, the investor has to bear the lower rates

An investor must be aware of the instruments he chooses to invest

Your money: Volatility is part and parcel of investing journey today

The period after March last year has been disappointing for equity investors in the country. Those who have started investing or those who had increased their allocations in stocks after March 2015 are seeing their portfolio

rupee News

Selecting the right heir: Where there is a ‘will’ there is a way

During your lifetime you are in control of how you want to distribute your assets, to whom you want to distribute and in what proportion you want to.

Selecting the right heir: Where there is a ‘will’ there is a way

Wealth management: Investors must look at credit risk of companies before investing

In 2015, the Sensex dropped over 6% and the corporate results were not in line with the stock price. Many investors who missed the 30% rally in Sensex in 2014...

Banking & Finance News

Your money: Train your mind & inculcate discipline for wealth creation

The stock markets react to news swiftly. Many a times, it moves in anticipation of announcements like interest rate changes by central banks.

Your money: Train your mind & inculcate discipline for wealth creation

Come out of herd mentality to be a successful investor

In investments made on account of peer pressure, the capital allocation is often not in line with your investment framework. This may lead to risk of capital erosion and stress

Come out of herd mentality to be a successful investor

Your money: Fundamentals, not technicals, the key in long run

After touching the 30,000 mark in March, the BSE Sensex has been on a roller-coaster ride. The benchmark index is now down over 14% from its peak, losing as much as 1,625 points on a single day on August 24.

bse sensex News

Growth option or dividend payout? Weigh pros & cons before taking pick

Strong inflows into equity mutual funds indicate a shift in the nature of Indian households’ savings from physical to financial assets. Non-productive physical assets like gold continue to lose their allure

Sensex, Nifty, bse, nse, sensex today News

Investment Tip: ‘It’s never a good idea to time the market’

Growing number of new demat accounts, surge in assets under management in equity schemes of mutual funds and increasing sales of unit-linked insurance policies...

coffee day ipo News

Index fund aims to give returns in line with benchmark

An index fund is a mutual fund with a portfolio constructed to match or track the components of a market index, such as the Nifty or the Sensex

Index fund aims to give returns in line with benchmark

Your money: Strategies to survive and flourish during bouts of volatility

THE past few weeks have been quite jittery for equity investors, with the Sensex shedding nearly 3,000 points from the highs of 30,000 in March.

market outlook News