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How to invest in Indian Large Caps – Active or Passive?

Arun Kumar

The large-cap active vs passive debate… What was our earlier view on Active Large Cap Funds (in Dec-19)? (Blog Link) High odds of Active Large Cap funds outperforming their Benchmark…Continue Reading

Is past performance enough to predict future performance?

Jiral Mehta

Many of the decisions we take are based on our experiences with the past.  From daily decisions to one-off decisions, most of the time we reflect on the past before…Continue Reading

2022 wasn’t a normal year for Indian Equities. Or was it?

Shrinath M L

Indian markets had a lot of ups and downs in the year 2022. We saw everything ranging from Omicron-induced Third Covid wave, Russia-Ukraine War, On & Off China Lockdowns, US…Continue Reading

Here is all you need to know about Target Maturity Funds

Shrinath M L

Target maturity funds have gained a lot of popularity in recent times. In 2022 alone, mutual fund houses have newly launched over 40 of these funds. Perhaps you’re wondering what…Continue Reading

Should you manually time your SIP every month?

Jiral Mehta

We read in our earlier blog here that it’s best to set a SIP date within 2-3 days of your salary credit. This makes it simple, and automatic and ensures…Continue Reading

What should you do during periods of uncertainty?

Shrinath M L

Have you seen people who keep pressing the elevator button despite the light indicating that it is already pressed? Have you noticed people honking their horns repeatedly when the traffic…Continue Reading

Indian equity markets near all-time highs. What should you do?

Jiral Mehta

In the last few weeks, the Indian equity markets have recovered (up around 17%) and are now close to their previous all-time high levels.  Whenever markets hit all-time highs, it…Continue Reading

Is it possible to distinguish good underperformance from bad underperformance in equity funds?

Arun Kumar

All actively managed good funds go through temporary periods of underperformance. In most cases, this temporary underperformance phase is followed by a phase of outperformance that adequately overcompensates for the…Continue Reading

Playbook for Navigating Equity Market Declines

Arun Kumar

Several problems… High Inflation across the world… Central Banks increasing interest rates and tightening liquidity… Russia-Ukraine Crisis… High Crude Oil Prices… China Lockdowns and Supply Chain Constraints… High FII outflows…Continue Reading

Can Past Performance Help You Build The Best Equity Fund Portfolio For The Future?

Shrinath M L

Given a choice, we would prefer to have the best in everything – buy the best car, get the best job, eat the best food, watch the best content… you…Continue Reading