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Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar, Head of Research at FundsIndia, has over 8 years of experience in the Indian wealth management industry. His expertise includes building investment solutions, implementing dynamic asset allocation models, mutual fund research etc.

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How To Check Your Portfolio’s Health In Seven Steps

Arun Kumar

As we look forward to an amazing year ahead, this can be a great time to revisit and reflect on your investment portfolio. Here is a simple 7 point checklist……Continue Reading

Are you carrying the baggage of past mistakes?

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. Two Buddhist monks, a senior and a junior, were travelling together. During their journey, they came across a river with…Continue Reading

Current Market Decline – Small Fall Or The Beginning Of A Big One?

Arun Kumar

What happened? Why has the market declined? Here are some of the factors that have impacted the Indian markets recently Concerns on Covid Virus Omicron Variant Rising Inflation in US…Continue Reading

How to deal with good and bad market phases?

Arun Kumar

The recent rally in Indian equity markets also creates an inevitable uncomfortable question—“What if markets fall? Is there anything I should do?” Here is a simple approach to deal with…Continue Reading

Here’s A Framework To Help You Decide Your Ideal Asset Allocation?

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Asset Allocation refers to how you split your money across different assets such as Equity, Debt, Gold etc.  This deceptively simple decision is probably the single most important decision when…Continue Reading

How to Invest a Large Sum of Money in Equities?

Arun Kumar

I have money but I am scared to invest now in equities… Most of us during our working careers will have two forms of cash flows Regular Cash Inflows from…Continue Reading

Daedalus, the Legendary Craftsman from Greek Mythology, has Two Warnings for Investors

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This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. In Greek mythology, master craftsman Daedalus and his son Icarus, were imprisoned on an island by King Minos. To escape,…Continue Reading

Equity SIP Investors and the Three Points of Failure!

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Let me start with a simple question.  Would you like to have a fit physique like say, Virat Kohli or Sindhu? Assuming you are not that rare fellow human being…Continue Reading

Humbled by the Markets

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It is inevitable that at some point in time during your investment journey you will hear this warning… The EXPERT who predicted the last market crash is predicting the next…Continue Reading

Large Cap Active Funds Underperforming Passive Funds. What Next?

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A majority of active large cap funds (read as managed by fund managers) have underperformed their benchmark indices in the last few years.  This leads to the obvious question –…Continue Reading

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