sip in stocks, how to do sip in stock, sip in stocks, sip in stocks calculator
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Anush Raj P

SIP in stocks

With more retail investors wanting to get in on the action happening in the stock markets, SIP in stocks have been gaining popularity as it allows investors to buy stocks in reasonable quantities with time, even if they cannot spare a large sum in one go. What is an SIP in stocks, how does it work, how does an SIP in stocks stack up against a lump sum investment? Should you make an SIP in stocks your preferred route to investing in equity?

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high beta stocks, What are high beta stocks
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

What are high beta stocks

The very term ‘high beta stocks’, sounds exciting and adrenaline packed – well at least as far as investing goes. But how should beta be interpreted, what are high beta stocks and should high beta stocks find a place in your portfolio? These are some of the questions that this article delves into.

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What is IDCW in mutual funds?, Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

What is IDCW in mutual funds?

As a mutual fund investor, chances are you’re wondering what is IDCW in mutual funds. Investing in mutual funds can sometimes feel like an exam with a lot of multiple choice questions – regular plan or direct plan, growth option or IDCW.

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Indian ETF options and how to choose them
Mutual funds & ETFs
Anush Raj P

Indian ETF options and how to choose them

The Indian ETF investment space is small compared with developed markets such as the US. But with market indices trouncing several active equity funds, investor interest has been kindled in passive investment options.

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How to invest in gold
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

How to invest in gold

Here’s looking at the different routes of how to invest in gold so you can pick the one that works best for you. The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of how to invest in gold is jewelry. But in reality, jewelry is entirely the wrong answer for how to invest in gold.

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What is Nifty BeES, Nifty BeES
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Pavithra Jaivant

What is Nifty BeES? – 7 important points to know

Nifty BeES – you can’t deny that, it is quite an interesting name for a security and no, it has nothing to do with insects of any kind. So what is Nifty BeES? Here is a quick look at what it is, how it works and what its name means.

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best term insurance plan
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

The best term insurance plan – 3 factors to consider

It becomes important to choose the best term insurance plan for you given what an important part of your financial security toolkit is, and the fact that term plans are at the moment not portable (ability to move between insurers) like health insurance plans.

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mutual fund nav
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

What is Mutual Fund NAV and what it is not – 5 important things to know

It may seem obvious when it comes to the question of what is a mutual fund NAV. But going by the queries we often receive from our customers, there are misconceptions over what the NAV indicates, and how you should use it. Here is a look at how mutual fund NAVs should and should not be viewed.

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XIRR, Understanding portfolio returns using XIRR
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Bipin Ramachandran

Demystifying portfolio returns using XIRR

This article delves into the ‘XIRR’ or extended internal rate of return and how it can be the best way to arrive at the returns on your portfolio that is unique to you, because two people can invest in the same fund but have very different returns.

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top-down and bottom-up
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N V Chandrachoodamani

How to use top-down and bottom-up investing approaches to pick stocks

You would have heard fund managers talk about following a top-down and bottom-up approach. What are they? How do you use them to filter your stocks and when to use what? This article will try to touch upon some aspects of these approaches to investing, with screeners (from our own Stock Screener tool) that will illustrate and help you understand how to approach these strategies. 

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value investing
Investment basics
N V Chandrachoodamani

Value Investing – With 2 accurate case studies!

Value investing is often mistaken for buying ‘cheap’ stocks. Therefore, you often simply look for a stock with a low PE ratio, or a low price to book value or with good dividend yield. These are easy ways to assess the relative value of a company. But value investing is not about buying companies that appear cheap based on these parameters. Value investing is a philosophy of buying a company at a price that is lower than its intrinsic value.

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rakesh jhunjhunwala, rakesh jhunjhunwala portfolio
Investment basics
N V Chandrachoodamani

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Portfolio – 4 insightful takeaways

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, fondly known as the Big Bull has become a name synonymous with the term multibaggers! By far, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is the most successful investor in India with a portfolio worth nearly $3.5 billion (listed + unlisted equities).  

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