Insights

Things under our control

Arun Kumar

The last few weeks have been pretty tough for most of us. At the current juncture, while ‘Be Patient’ remains the best time-tested advice, let us be honest. This is…Continue Reading

What should you do with your SIP?

Maulik Madhu

The past few weeks have been tough for investors globally and in India. Equity markets are down close to 25% from their recent highs. The gradual decline in the markets…Continue Reading

Monthly Market Insight – February 2020

Mutual Fund Research Desk

The February 2020 edition of FundsIndia’s Monthly Market Insight discusses an unusual portfolio approach to deal with Coronavirus and the position at which the Sensex would be in ten years. Consumer…Continue Reading

Things No One Tells You About ‘Exit Now and Enter Later’

Arun Kumar

Eavesdropping on your mind-voice during a market decline Whenever equity markets decline, there is usually some bad news attached to it.  Intuitively, the first instinct is to extrapolate the bad…Continue Reading

An Unusual Portfolio Approach to Deal with Coronavirus

Arun Kumar

What happened? In the last few days, global equity markets have fallen sharply on concerns of coronavirus, a respiratory illness first identified in Wuhan, China, and spreading globally.  The market…Continue Reading

Sensex at 1 lakh!

Arun Kumar

Usually, this genre of headlines gets extremely popular during the final phase of a bull market before it eventually fizzles out. And in later years, this normally becomes part of…Continue Reading

Monthly Dividend Plans

What no one tells you about Monthly Dividend Plans

Maulik Madhu

MF Monthly Dividend Plans are sometimes sold to investors on the pitch that they will offer almost 1% ‘return’ in the form of dividend payouts every month. That is, a…Continue Reading

Dividend or Growth Plans

Dividend or Growth Plans? It’s a no-brainer post budget

Maulik Madhu

The 2020-21 Budget has done away with the dividend distribution tax (DDT) that funds have to deduct before distributing dividends to investors. Instead, from 1 April 2020 dividends will be…Continue Reading

Budget 2020-21

India Budget 2020-21 – Conservative and Incremental

Arun Kumar

Given the context of an economic slowdown, expectations were high for strong growth measures to revive the economy. The budget was predominantly ‘incremental’ in nature sticking to a fiscally conservative…Continue Reading

US-Iran tension

US, Iran and your Portfolio. What happens next?

Arun Kumar

Unless you are living under a rock, by now you should know about the US-Iran tension. Here is a quick summary: The United States killed a top Iranian military commander…Continue Reading

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