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Initial Public Offerings: How to find the right IPO to invest in
For every high-profile IPO which provides significant gain on its day of listing, there are many newbie shares that disappoint investors as the long-term performance of IPOs is underwhelming
Feb 23, 2021
Smart investing: Should you have green bonds in your portfolio?
While green bonds may not yield the same returns as that of the traditional bonds, they offer investors a better diversified portfolio and also carry lower risks
Feb 16, 2021
Investment Roadmap for 2021: Proper asset allocation for good returns
Rebalance your portfolio, ensure a mix of cyclical and defensive stocks, and keep away from speculative stocks
Jan 01, 2021
Fixed Income: Avoid interest rate risks with a bond ladder
A bond ladder investment strategy provides current income while minimising exposure to interest rate changes as the bonds mature at staggered future dates, based on the number of rungs in the ladder
Dec 22, 2020
Mutual Funds: Index funds are good for first-time investors
If you are new to investing in equity and risk-averse, then investing in index funds is a good idea as it will provide you an exposure to a broad-based portfolio at a low cost
Dec 08, 2020
Economic Indicators: Is it the right time to go for stock shopping?
As the stock markets have bounced back from multi-year lows to all-time highs in less than a year, investors should pick stocks as per their risk appetite
Nov 17, 2020
Smart investing: Using Sortino Ratio to choose mutual funds
Sortino Ratio is best-suited for conservative or risk-averse investors since it focuses only on the negative deviation of a portfolio’s returns from the mean
Nov 10, 2020
Smart Consumer: Spend or save? Finding the perfect balance
Adopt the 50:30:20 rule by allocating 50% of your income to essential expenses, 30% to buying things you want and 20% to savings for the future
Oct 21, 2020
Diversifying Your Investments: Have you thought of investing in commodities?
If your portfolio is focused only on shares and bonds, investing in commodities offers you a way to hedge against portfolio risks
Oct 13, 2020
Systematic Withdrawal Plan: Use SWP to redeem mutual fund investments
You can create your own pension or generate a secondary regular income by setting up a systematic withdrawal plan for your mutual fund investments
Oct 07, 2020
Smart investments: Is it the right time to book profit from equity?
There is no ideal time to enter and exit the stock market. So, instead of being swayed by market volatility, focus on what you can control and keep a long-term holding horizon
Sep 30, 2020
Know how you can bolster your credit score
Catch up on missed payments as early as possible and make on-time payments to improve your credit score
Sep 23, 2020
Stock selection: Value investing is essential in today’s market
While selecting stocks, pay attention to companies with strong fundamentals that are trading at low valuations currently due to business mix and Covid-19 led disruptions
Sep 15, 2020
Fixed Income: Select your debt fund investments carefully
Invest in top quality instruments in the debt market such as Government of India bonds, AAA rated blue-chip companies and PSU bonds to preserve your capital.
Sep 01, 2020
Stock Market Investment: Should investors bet on beaten down stocks?
Beaten down stocks have different risk-reward characteristics compared to trending stocks and have the potential to provide a good rate of return and beat benchmark indices
Aug 25, 2020
Here are some good-to-know facts about mid-cap equity funds before you invest
Invest in mid-cap funds only if the market volatility does not affect you much and your investment horizon is longer
Aug 18, 2020
Want to invest for short term? Go with gilt funds for risk-free returns
If your investment goal is to accumulate stable returns with no credit risk, gilt funds are the best. In a volatile market scenario, they are the safest and right choice to earn good returns.
Aug 11, 2020
Risk Tolerance: Knowing how much risk is too much risk for you
Assessment of risk tolerance is a crucial part of the asset allocation process and helps the investor in constructing optimal portfolios. Take the help of a financial planner to know how much risk you can handle
Aug 05, 2020
Equity Investments: When the market is its own best predictor
Technical analysis involves the examination of past market data such as prices and the volume of trading, which leads to an estimate of future price trends and, therefore, an investment decision.
Jul 28, 2020
Gold Investing: Why you should invest in gold ETFs and Sovereign Gold Bonds
Let us discuss in detail why one should go for gold and what are the various forms of investment avenues available to investors.
Jul 14, 2020
Look out for cover-ups in financial reports
Earnings management: Financially weaker firms indulge in managing their earnings to avoid earnings surprises, losses and meet benchmarks to boost their market value
Jun 17, 2020
Falling markets: Exercise your put option
As stock markets crash due to Covid-19 impact, investors can use put option to generate income and protect their portfolios from a sudden market sell-off
Jun 09, 2020
Stock markets: Tips to control your fears in a volatile market
If you are still working and saving for the future, a downturn should not be a reason to panic. Rather, rebalance your portfolio, boost your savings and invest according to current market conditions
May 26, 2020
COVID-19 impact on dividend income: Learning to live with dividend cuts
Cut in dividend payouts will reduce your income and also your portfolio value. To avoid this, do not invest more than 15% of your portfolio in a single sector.
May 18, 2020
RIL rights issue: What’s in it for you
The rights issue offers an opportunity for existing shareholders to reap the benefits from RIL’s new and emerging businesses such as digital, telecom and retail business.
May 06, 2020
Crude oil prices: How low oil prices can impact your investments
Low oil prices will have a positive impact on glass manufacturing, transport, industrial power, plastics, lubricants, petrochemical, , FMCG, paint, rubber & tyre manufacturing companies
Apr 29, 2020
Smart Plans: Four tips to ensure you are ready for uncertain times like COVID-19 pandemic
Make sure that you have the contact information of your reporting manger and HR department in a diary or phone or a place where your spouse can access the same easily.
Apr 22, 2020
Buy these two stocks for next one month; charts show strong support as Nifty reverses downtrend
Exhausted 80C limit? You can still get tax benefits on life insurance premium this year
Share Market HIGHLIGHTS: Sensex ends above 51,000 after four-day gap, Nifty near 15,100; RIL, Axis Bank jump
Gold falls by Rs 10,000 from its 8-months high: Should you invest now?
New electricity consumer Rules: Reading the impact on ‘rooftop solar’ right
Petrol, diesel prices to fall? Centre may cut auto fuel taxes by Rs 5/litre, says BofA
Delhi airport sets new Covid test protocol, international passengers in initial flights face inconvenience
Good news for Indian techies! US President Joe Biden lifts Trump-era freeze on 'Green Cards'
ITC secures temporary injunction against CG Foods on Wai Wai Majedar Masala noodles
Two BSE 200, smallcap stocks to buy for 6 months; strong fundamentals suggest rally in next two quarters
U.S. Stocks: Wall Street extends losses as inflation fear lingers
BigTech vs BigState: Regulating Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and others
GDP in positive trajectory a promising sign: India Inc
Reliance Jio to offer unlimited voice calling, 4G data benefits for a year at just Rs 749 to these users
Low gold prices spark flurry of activity, physical gold demand gains momentum
Nestle eyes rural markets, to reach 1.2 lakh villages in next 2-3 yrs with relevant portfolio
'Bharat Vyapar Bandh': Businesses remain unaffected in Punjab, Haryana
Market crash wipes off Rs 5.3 lakh cr of investor wealth
'Are poll dates announced as per Modi, Shah's suggestion?': Mamata Banerjee questions 8-phase West Bengal polls
India’s GDP grows 0.4% in Q3, returns to growth after two consecutive quarters of decline
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