Posts By: Devyani Mishra

What are the risks of Investing in the US Stock Markets

What are the Risks of Investing in the US Stock Markets

by Devyani Mishra • September 30, 2020

Have you ever thought about how many American products we use in our regular lives? Right from gadgets to regular use products like soaps, food items, etc., American goods and services have been occupying an important place in our lives. With thousands of products being used across countries around the globe, the USA is home […]

How to Start Intraday Trading on Groww

by Devyani Mishra • September 28, 2020

By definition, intraday means within the same day. When you place an ‘intraday’ order, you have no intention of fulfilling it and taking delivery. When you place a delivery sell order, the stock is sold either from your Demat or settled against any delivery buy order placed by you, whose delivery is pending.  However, in […]

An Introduction to US Stock Market Indices

An Introduction to US Stock Market Indices

by Devyani Mishra • September 25, 2020

Before you start looking at investment opportunities in the US, it is important to spend some time understanding the way the markets work there and factors that influence them. An essential aspect of understanding the equity market of any country is the list of stock market indices. They act like a measuring gauge that offers […]

Likhitha Infrastructure Ltd IPO

by Devyani Mishra • September 24, 2020

IPO investors are being spoilt for options as September witnessed the launch of several IPOs. An interesting name in the mix is Likhitha Infrastructure Limited. With its IPO launching on September 29, 2020, here is all you need to know about the issue. How Can You Apply for the Likhitha Infrastructure IPO? You can apply […]

Who Regulates US Stock Markets

Who Regulates US Stock Markets?

by Devyani Mishra • September 23, 2020

The stock market is a highly volatile and high-octane arena for investments. When you buy or sell stocks, is there someone watching your back? Protecting you from illegal or suspicious traders trying to make a quick buck by using fraudulent means? Understanding the stock markets and choosing the right stocks to buy is hard work. […]

angel broking IPO

Angel Broking IPO

by Devyani Mishra • September 22, 2020

With the IPO season kicking off, right on the heels of the Chemcon IPO, a popular stockbroking house has launched its IPO – Angel Broking Limited. Launching on September 22, 2020, the Angel Broking IPO is one of the most anticipated IPOs of 2020. Here is a look at all the details of the IPO. […]

Chemcon IPO

Chemcon IPO: Date, Review, Price Band, Form and Market Lot Details

by Devyani Mishra • September 21, 2020

Starting September 2020, the IPO season has reopened with around six more companies expected to launch IPOs before the end of the year. The latest entrant is Chemcon Speciality Chemicals Ltd. with its IPO launching on September 21, 2020. Here is a look at all the details of the IPO. How to Apply for Chemcon […]

Steps to Invest in an IPO on Groww

by Devyani Mishra • September 21, 2020

Greetings Investors! We are pleased to announce that you can now invest in IPOs of your choice on Groww! Currently, you can invest through the web only. The following steps will help you through the process. Step 1: Login via desktop, and go to to apply for the latest IPOs. Here, you would be […]

Financial Intermediaries in the US Stock Market

Financial Intermediaries in the US Stock Market

by Devyani Mishra • September 18, 2020

The US Stock market is the largest in the world accounting for under 50% of the market capitalization of all listed companies around the globe. With millions of shares traded every day and thousands of active investors, the US stock market is a volatile place. Back in 1929, when the US markets crashed (The Great […]

Key Terms Related to IPO

Key Terms Related to IPO

by Devyani Mishra • September 18, 2020

Want to participate in upcoming IPOs but not sure of what certain terms mean? Look no further! Check out the most commonly used terms associated with an IPO and what they mean. Read on! Abridged Prospectus When you are thinking about investing in an IPO, the first document that you would want to get your […]

SEBI Issues New Guidelines

SEBI Issues New Guidelines for the Multi-cap Mutual Fund Category

by Devyani Mishra • September 12, 2020

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) regulates the mutual fund industry in India and constantly endeavors to make investments investor-friendly and transparent. While the regulator had already issued guidelines regarding the categorization of mutual fund schemes in the past, in its latest notification, SEBI has issued specific guidelines modifying the characteristics of a […]

5 Things to Keep in Mind Before Investing in US Stocks 

by Devyani Mishra • September 8, 2020

When it comes to diversifying across geographies, US markets have been one of the top choices. US Markets have been home to some of the greatest technology and potential wealth-creating businesses. The fact that there is a low correlation between the US and Indian equity markets further increases its appeal from a diversification perspective.  However, […]

Factors Affecting the Performance of Mutual Funds

by Devyani Mishra • September 2, 2020

There are many financial ratios like standard deviation, alpha, beta, sharpe ratio, etc. that can help you understand the performance of a mutual fund. However, these ratios don’t inform much about the factors that affect the performance of a mutual fund. In this article, we will look into the determinants of mutual fund performance. Read […]

How to Open a Demat Account in India

by Devyani Mishra • August 30, 2020

Demat, or dematerialized account, is a form of an online portfolio that holds a customer’s shares and other securities in an electronic (dematerialised) format. These accounts can also be used to create a portfolio of one’s bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, and such similar stock market assets.   How to Open a Demat Account Online? Dematerialized accounts can […]

How To compare stocks of the same sector?

How to Compare Stocks of the Same Sector?

by Devyani Mishra • August 29, 2020

An essential aspect of stock analysis is conducting a fundamental analysis of the company. This can allow you to assess the strength of the company and make an informed investment decision. Although this requires some effort, it is a great way to identify strong stocks that can withstand the test of time and offer stable […]

7 Interesting facts about the US stock Market

7 Things to Know About US Stock Market

by Devyani Mishra • August 28, 2020

US Markets have been a popular choice of investors seeking global portfolio diversification opportunities. The fact that it is home to some of the biggest brands in the world, the strong position of dollar and the low correlation between US and Indian Indices make it a top destination. Now I am sure you have done […]

Reasons You Should Diversify Overseas

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Diversifying Overseas

by Devyani Mishra • August 24, 2020

If we shift our lens to the pre-pandemic times, it is easy to observe volatility to be an inherent trait of stock markets in India and around the globe.  As investors regain trust in the markets and economies prepare to pull themselves out of the recent slump, diversification will play a huge role in ensuring […]

Tax Implications for Indian Residents Investing in the US Stock Market

Tax Implications for Indian Residents Investing in the US Stock Market

by Devyani Mishra • August 19, 2020

When an Indian investor thinks about buying international stocks, one of the first concerns on his mind is the tax implication of the capital gain or dividend income. Understanding the charges and taxes are important to ensure that the net returns are worth the effort. Today, we are going to talk about the tax on […]

Ho to invest in US stocks from India

How to Invest in US stocks from India

by Devyani Mishra • August 18, 2020

When we think about diversification in stock investments, we think about investing across different sectors, industries, and market capitalizations. However, very few investors tend to look beyond India’s borders for investment opportunities. Today, our point of discussion is going to be around how to invest in US stocks from India. The last few months have […]

How To Assess A Company's Growth Potential

How to Assess a Company’s Growth Potential?

by Devyani Mishra • August 13, 2020

While analyzing a company’s fundamentals, we try to look at its past performance and growth rates to assess its financial strength. However, while this analysis can give you an idea about how the company has performed to date it does not assure us about the company’s performance in the future. The equation is simple – […]