Category Archives: Equity investing

PPF or ELSS: What’s Better Long-term?

When it comes to long-term investment options, PPF and ELSS are two popular ones in India. These investments not only give you good returns but are also an ideal means of saving taxes. Let’s learn a little more about these investment options.

Will You be Able To Afford A Cup Of Coffee In 20 Years?

The price of a cup of coffee has grown astronomically over the years, with the promise of increasing even more. Will you be able to afford a cup of coffee in 20 years?

Differences Between Fixed & Recurring Deposits

Fixed returns and good interest rates are probably the two most common features which make Recurring Deposits and Fixed Deposits the most popular investment options for most Indians. Learn about the differences between the two.

Investing in Equities: Risk or Reward?

  Broccoli soup or Grilled Chicken? Salad or Burgers? You probably did not pick the Broccoli soup but we all know that it’s healthy. When it comes to investments, people have their own preferences with gold, land and FDs, but not many pick equities. Equities are considered risky and some even consider them akin to… Read More »

Does Lower NAV Mean Better Fund?

If myths were true then lightning never strikes a place twice, Einstein failed in math exam, bulls hate red and lower NAV (net asset value) means cheaper mutual funds. But that’s not the case. Lightning can strike a place twice; Einstein did excel in his math exam; bulls are proven to be color blind. And… Read More »

Clean up your portfolio!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently kick started the ‘Clean India’ Campaign amidst great fanfare and a lot of celebrities along with ordinary citizens took part in the campaign. While it is essential to keep our surroundings clean have we ever given a thought about cleaning up our investment portfolio? Let’s see the portfolio of a… Read More »

Tips for a healthy asset allocation!

Mohan recently started working with a multinational FMCG company after completing his management degree.  Always striving to be independent and a self sustained individual, Mohan wanted to start investing for his future needs without relying too much on his family. Mohan wanted to invest some part of his earnings for his weddings related expenses as… Read More »

Tips to invest!

The known remedy to make capital surpass inflation is to invest in equity instruments. This helps investor grow their capital much faster and will help beat inflation in spite of sharp periods of decline. Equity investment refers to the buying and holding of shares of stock on a stock market by individuals and funds in… Read More »

Investment avenue – The comparators!

Many a time people ask, “Tell me a good mutual fund?” This question is similar to asking a doctor, “Give me a good medicine?” How could the doctor suggest anything without knowing the problem?

Explore approaches to investing!

The only reason investors head for the stock market is to earn better returns compared to other investment avenues. The objective is the same but approaches can be different. For example, some may like the growth theme, some may like the value theme; few are excited about banking sector while some find consumption theme intoxicating.