Some equity investment myths that you must overcome

For a long time, the stock markets were considered to be a club for the wealthy and the enterprising. That emanated from the old wisdom that gentlemen preferred bonds. . There are a lot more flexible...
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6 things to keep a tab on your online equity portfolio

If you have an online trading account or even if you do not have an online trading account, you can still have an online portfolio tracker. You just need to feed in your equity portfolio and the portf...
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10 things to check before buying a small cap stock…

Mid cap stocks and small cap stocks have had a dream run in the last 3 years. To be more precise, the run in mid caps and small caps began with the crash in oil prices beginning 2014. For 3 consecutiv...
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Strong oil and weak rupee: Here is your portfolio strategy…

Over the last few months a very key set of macros are playing out in India. On the one hand, crude prices are going up sharply and in fact have gotten close to the $80/bbl mark. On the other hand, the...
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Does buying at low P/E ratios mean higher returns?

Why is it that FMCG stocks with relatively higher P/E ratios have outperformed in the last one year while PSU banks with an attractively low P/E have continued to disappoint investors? The rules of va...
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Why does buy and hold strategy work in case of Indian equities?

Did you know that if you have bought the Sensex in 1980 and held on to it, your wealth would have multiplied nearly 370 times? There are much better stock-specific cases. For example, an investment of...
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How the fuel price hike will impact your equity portfolio…

When the prices of petrol were cut by 1 paisa after 16 straight days of price hikes, there was a sense of dry irony in the entire situation. The price of 1 litre of petrol in Mumbai was already above ...
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What are the pros and cons of a PMS facility?

Imagine that you have a corpus of around Rs.2 crore either in your bank or in the form of shares. What exactly can you do with these funds? Firstly, you can select stocks and create a portfolio of equ...
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What are the signs that the stock could be a multi-bagger?

If you compare stocks today with the lows of mid-2013, you will be able to identify scores of mid-cap stocks that are up 40-50 times in the last five years. That is the stuff that multi baggers are ma...
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Key investment learnings from the life of Stephen Hawking…

When Stephen Hawking, the world renowned physicist, passed away on March 14th 2018, there was more a sense of awe and admiration rather than grief. Here was a man who had achieved so much despite the ...
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