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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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Why Is The Equity Market Up While The Economy Is Down?

Arun Kumar

Bad news all around.. Coronavirus still not under control.. While the outbreak appears to be under control in European Union, the United States is currently facing a resurgence of new…Continue Reading

6 Eccentric People Who Can Change The Way You Approach Gilt Funds

Arun Kumar

In recent times, we have been receiving a lot of queries on – Is it the right time to invest in Gilt funds? Instead of straight away revealing our views,…Continue Reading

Should You Invest In Gold?

Arun Kumar

Wow or Oops! Let us look at the recent Gold ETF returns.. Wow! We need to invest in Gold ETF 🙂 But hang on. Let us rewind 1 year back..…Continue Reading

Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow about Indian Debt Mutual Funds

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Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow 3 Simple Questions Here are three simple questions. Let us see how quickly you can answer these questions. You are a participant in a race.…Continue Reading

Franklin Templeton winds up 6 Credit Risk Oriented Debt Funds. What does this mean for you?

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What happened? Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has decided to wind up (read as permanently shut down) the following 6 schemes  and return the money back to investors albeit with a…Continue Reading

Why are my debt fund returns volatile these days?

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Given the backdrop of frequent defaults and downgrades in several credit risk oriented funds over the last one year, it is natural to be concerned about the recent volatility in…Continue Reading

Should you wait till things settle down?

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Given the recent sharp decline in equity markets, it is natural for us to extrapolate this trend to the near future. Add to it, the concerns regarding the safety of…Continue Reading

How to Invest in the Current Markets?

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In our last article here, we had explained with simple maths, on how the potential future returns from equities at this juncture can be significantly high. Further, at the current…Continue Reading

What will happen to markets? Your maths teacher has the answer..

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At a time when most of us are worried about our health and safety, the equity markets are not making it any easier for us. All of us are worried…Continue Reading

6 reasons why you shouldn’t exit now

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Should we press the ‘exit’ button? Most of us at this juncture, will have a narrative similar to this running in our minds.. Coronavirus is dangerous and it’s spreading across…Continue Reading