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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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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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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what is sensex
Investment basics
Pavithra Jaivant

What is sensex – 6 important facts to know

What is Sensex, how is it computed and why is it so important? It is highly unlikely that one would go through a stock market related conversation and not hear the word ‘Sensex’. Frequently described as the pulse or a barometer of market sentiment and the economy, which way and how much the Sensex moves, can make or break their day for may.

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where to invest money in india
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

Where to invest money in India – 8 brilliant options

If you’re wondering where to invest money in India, here are 8 different options you can consider. “Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn’t. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.” – Warren Buffett

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best elss funds
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

Best ELSS Funds – 5 factors to consider

What are the best ELSS funds?
There’s a lot of research work that needs to be done when finding the best ELSS fund. You need to look at factors such as:
Consistency in performance against peer group and benchmark
Volatility in performance
Ability to contain downsides in a correction and ability to deliver in bull markets.
Investment strategy across market cap
Expense Ratio (the lower, the better)

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How to save money from salary
Investment basics
Gaurav Menon

How to save money from salary – 2 powerful ways

In this article, we’re going to discuss 2 powerful ways on how to save money from salary. Set aside a portion of money from your salary the moment you get paid. Then, do what you like with the rest. Don’t pay anybody else that money. That amount is YOURS. That is the first lesson in how to save money from salary and a super-important concept.

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