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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

What’s the big deal about investing early?

Jiral Mehta

Investing regularly has many benefits, and most of us want to start as early as possible. But, then life happens. We put off the decision to start investing as there…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

What goes wrong when you exit equities hoping to reenter later at lower levels?

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. Indian equity markets have declined in the last few months led by several concerns – high inflation across the world,…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

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 does a 2,500-year old Chinese text teach us about preparing for market crashes?

Shrinath M L

This article was originally published in The Times of India. Click here to read it. There is a fascinating saying in the 2,500 year old Chinese text ‘The Art of War’ authored…Continue Reading