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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

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