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Category: Mutual Fund Basics

Fundamentals and key attributes of Mutual Funds as well as the industry at large

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Everyone Says Invest in Equity SIPs for the Long Term. But How Long is “Long-Term”?

Jiral Mehta

We have all heard that it’s important to have a long-time horizon when investing in equity markets via SIPs. But have you ever wondered how long is ideally ‘long term’…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

Got Your Salary Hike And Bonus? Here Are 2 Saving Hacks Before You Go On A Spending Spree

Jiral Mehta

June is finally here, and most of us are either eagerly anticipating or have already received our salary increases and bonuses. The obvious next question is  – “What do you…Continue Reading

What happens when you keep booking profits in your portfolio?

Shrinath M L

The Indian markets have more than doubled from the bottom levels reached during the Covid crisis in March-20. Given the high recent returns, there is a natural temptation to book…Continue Reading

Should I Exit Equities Now and Enter Back Later at Lower Levels?

Shrinath M L

There is a lot going on in the world – crude oil price volatility, Fed rate hikes, global inflation concerns, surge in commodity prices, Covid outbreak in China etc. And…Continue Reading

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: What should you do?

Arun Kumar

What happened? Why has the market declined? Here are some of the factors that have impacted the Indian markets recently Russia-Ukraine conflict Brent Oil has crossed 100 USD/Barrel – first…Continue Reading

Six Questions to ask yourself before investing in Sectoral and Thematic Funds

Shrinath M L

In recent times, we have received a lot of queries on Sectoral and Thematic Funds. The growing interest in the category is also reflected in its net inflows. Sectoral/Thematic category…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

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

Arun Kumar

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!

Arun Kumar

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