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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 […]


Behavioral Biases Investors Must Avoid

5 Behavioral Biases Investors Must Avoid

by Devyani Mishra • June 23, 2020

When it comes to investing- behavioral biases are one aspect of investing that govern a lot of decisions that investors make. behavioral biases are preconceived notions, often irrational, that unconsciously affect investing decisions. In this article, I will take you through the 5 common behavioral biases exercised by investors, how to avoid them. Read On! […]


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Markets are Falling – What to do with My Investments?

by Devyani Mishra • March 9, 2020

Given the recent market crash, concerns regarding the future of your investments are valid. Should you take some action? Or keep your portfolio undisturbed? What if something else happens and the investments that you have made specifically get affected? Millions of questions, right? While I don’t guarantee you any answers, I do assure you that by […]


IPO vs NFO

What is the Difference Between NFO And IPO

by Richa Sharma • November 1, 2019

From time to time companies need funds to operate and expand their business. As a result, they turn to public investors to source these funds. Now there are two ways a company can do this; by means of an IPO and an NFO. For a shorter answer, the difference between an IPO and NFO is […]


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4 Smart Ways To Effectively Utilise Your Diwali Bonus

by Karunesh Dev • October 25, 2019

It is that time of the year again – the festival season is here bringing along the much-awaited and well deserved Diwali Bonus. While some of you may be aware of the bonus amount you are entitled to and hence can plan how to utilize it in advance, for most others, the amount is unknown […]


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How The Rule Of 72 Can Help You Double Your Money

by Devyani Mishra • October 24, 2019

Seeing their money double is the dream of every investor and if that dream is realized in a short span, it is cherry on the cake. But more often than not, the immediate effect of fantasizing about doubling their money is a barrage of questions that plagues the investor. Starting from; how do I double […]


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Difference Between Stocks and Mutual Funds

by Adity Bera • October 16, 2019

One of the habitually asked questions by an investor while making an investment is the difference between investing in stock and mutual funds. Both mutual funds and stocks are beneficial in their own way and it entirely depends on the investor to what type of gains he is looking forward to and what amount of […]


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Mutual Funds Vs PPF: Which Is the Better Investment Instrument?

by Sandhya Krishnan • October 2, 2019

“Investors should always keep in mind that the most important metric is not the returns achieved but the returns weighed against the risks incurred. Ultimately, nothing should be more important to investors than the ability to sleep soundly at night”- Seth Klarman Nowadays, investors have a plethora of investment options to choose from, which can […]


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Best Gold Mutual Funds in India

by Dolly Gaur • September 26, 2019

Gold is considered as one of the safest havens for investment purposes. The underlying reason is the significant growth rate in gold prices in the last decade. But to the sheer disappointment of investors, recently even this shining metal has fumbled. Thus, consequently, investors are again looking up to mutual funds as a safe sanctuary […]


What is market timing and why it won’t work?

by Sneha R • September 19, 2019

Standing in 2019, if an individual decides to look back and ponder upon their investments decisions, would they be able to identify where they went wrong? Would they like to go back and undo a few of them that had cost them because they just couldn’t get the ‘market timing’ right! Before one accredits any […]


What are Indexes in the India Stock Markets?

by Pijush Biswas • September 17, 2019

People often speak about that the market fell one day, or that the market jumped another day. However, if you read the stock table, you will realize that not all stocks rose or fell. There were some which moved in the opposite direction. This market means an Index. What is an Index? A stock index or stock market […]


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13 Things You Need To Know About Mutual Fund NAV

by Shikhar Singh • September 11, 2019

New mutual fund investors are wanting to know what NAV (Net Asset Value) is. NAV is similar to the price of a share but it isn’t exactly the same thing. There are key differences between the two. But while many are asking what NAV is, many are also confusing themselves and trying to make investments […]


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9 Reasons Why SIP Investment is Best Way to Invest

by Shikhar Singh • September 3, 2019

Investing in mutual funds using a systematic investment plan or SIP has become very popular. To know why it is such an effective method to invest in mutual funds, read on! What is Systematic Investment Plan or SIP? Systematic Investment Plan or SIP is a method of investing money in mutual funds. The other way […]


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What is the Difference Between FPI and FDI?

by Richa Sharma • August 23, 2019

Every country requires capital for its economic growth, and the funds cannot be raised from its domestic sources alone. Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) are the two essential and well-sought type of foreign capital by the countries, especially by the developing world. Post Union Budget FY 2019-20, most of you surely would […]


8 Tips to Follow and Traps to Avoid While Investing in Debt Fund

by Niraj • August 17, 2019

Why is it important to save a part of your income? Mainly because it helps in meeting contingencies in addition to the acquisition of an asset. Retired individuals are dependent on interest income in addition to the monthly pension for their day-to-day expenses. In general, a layman is confused when it comes to making investments. After all, it […]


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Advantages and Disadvantages of Mutual Funds in India

by Shashank Tandon • June 15, 2019

While investing, you must be aware of the advantages of mutual funds. Once you know that, you must learn about its disadvantages. Only by comparing the advantages and disadvantages of mutual funds can you choose the best fund for yourself. Advantages of Mutual Funds Let us first look at the advantages of mutual funds: 1. […]


What Is XIRR in Mutual Funds?

by Pijush Biswas • June 15, 2019

We invest a certain amount every year in some financial instruments like mutual funds. After 5 years, 10 years or 15 years, we may want to redeem our investments. At that time, we usually calculate the money which we originally invested with the maturity amount that we received to understand how much did we gain. But […]


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How to do CKYC (Central KYC) for Mutual Funds: 6 Things You Need To Know

by Sangam Sharma • June 15, 2019

CKYC stands for Central Know Your Customer. It started from February 1, 2017 and any potential investor who wants to invest in mutual funds will have to go through the CKYC process According to the website: Central KYC Registry is a centralized repository of KYC records of customers in the financial sector with uniform KYC […]


Which is Better SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) Or Recurring Deposit

by Richa Sharma • June 14, 2019

Setting aside a fixed amount of money every month specifically for savings or investment is the best way to create wealth in the long run without much effort. Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in Mutual Funds and Recurring Deposits (RD) in banks are the two most popular ways in India which serve this purpose of long-term […]


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The Story of Abigail P. Johnson: One of The Richest Female Investors in the World

by Ishan Bansal • June 12, 2019

The world of investing has seen many stalwarts, but some of the most common names that pop up in our mind is Mr. Warren Buffett, Mr. George Soros, Mr. Michael Bloomberg, etc. But have you ever heard of a female investor making a name in this vast and exciting world of investing? No, right? Because […]