Insights

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

recent events

The world is confused about who will blink first, if at all they do!!

Anant Kavuri

The turn of events in the last few days has come as a surprise to many market watchers. While some are still wondering about what the future holds for their…Continue Reading

Monthly Market Insight – December 2019

Mutual Fund Research Desk

The December 2019 edition of FundsIndia’s Monthly Market Insight discusses the importance of time in markets and the performance of Large Cap Funds. CPI inflation stood at 5.5% in Nov-19…Continue Reading

Debt Mutual Funds – Portfolio Construction Framework

Arun Kumar

In recent times, debt mutual funds have been in the limelight, primarily because of NAV declines in few funds led by credit downgrades and defaults. While the credit-related risks were…Continue Reading

Is Small the new Big?

Maulik Madhu

What happened to Neil Woodford? The recent incident involving the iconic and now infamous British fund manager, Neil Woodford (often referred to as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffett) where his…Continue Reading

Large Cap Funds

Large Cap Funds – It ain’t over till it’s over

Arun Kumar

Auto drivers and market efficiency A few years back before the days of app-based auto booking (such as Uber, Ola etc.), I used to pay anywhere between ₹200- ₹300 to…Continue Reading

Equity Markets near an all-time high. But why did Little Albert cry?

Arun Kumar

Pavlov’s Dogs: In the 1980’s Russian psychologist, Ivan Pavlov was researching salivation in dogs in response to being fed. He predicted that the dogs would salivate in response to the…Continue Reading

Experiencing long term investing, one short term period at a time

Arun Kumar

Imagine there are three bowls of water in front of you – one cold, one hot, and another at room temperature. Assume you put one hand in the bowl with…Continue Reading