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What happened to India’s worst market timer?

Shrinath M L

The movie ‘Just My Luck’ starring Lindsay Lohan and Chris Pine has an interesting plot involving luck. Lindsay plays a character who is always lucky. She works for a great…Continue Reading

Humbled by the Markets

Arun Kumar

It is inevitable that at some point in time during your investment journey you will hear this warning… The EXPERT who predicted the last market crash is predicting the next…Continue Reading

Large Cap Active Funds Underperforming Passive Funds. What Next?

Arun Kumar

A majority of active large cap funds (read as managed by fund managers) have underperformed their benchmark indices in the last few years.  This leads to the obvious question –…Continue Reading

A Strategy That Pretends To Be Inferior But Ends Up Being Superior

Arun Kumar

We have always remained strong proponents of Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) in Equities.  Equity SIPs align comfortably with our salary cycle and help us in automating your monthly savings. Most…Continue Reading

Floating Rate Funds – Many a Slip Between the Cup and the Lip

Arun Kumar

What’s happening? Most debt funds (especially the ones with higher duration) have seen a dip in returns over the last 2 months as yields have gone up sharply.  The increase…Continue Reading

A Primer on Making Sense of Debt Fund Returns

Arun Kumar

In the last few weeks, you would have suddenly noticed that some of your debt mutual funds have given slight negative returns. The extent of negative returns would be different…Continue Reading

What happens when you start your Equity SIP and the market crashes?

Shrinath M L

As markets continue to rally, which in fact is good news for all Equity SIP investors, this also brings along with it some lingering concerns. I was planning to start…Continue Reading

5 Finger Investment Framework

This Is All You Need To Construct A Solid Equity Portfolio – Your 5 Fingers!

Shrinath M L

Last week, an old college friend of mine had called. He wanted to invite me for his housewarming party as he had recently purchased a new house. During our conversation…Continue Reading

Equity Markets – What Next?

Arun Kumar

Setting Reasonable Return Expectations Every day, when I start from my home to office (a routine which I badly miss in the new “work from home” life), I roughly know…Continue Reading

7 Brutally Honest Questions That Answer Your Equity Exposure Dilemma

Arun Kumar

The question everyone wants an answer for… You have often heard about the adage “Buy Low – Sell High”. Now that markets are at an all-time high, shouldn’t you SELL…Continue Reading

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