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List of Stock Exchanges In India

by Richa Sharma • April 17, 2019

When we talk of Indian stock exchanges, most of the investing population have heard of only two stock exchanges in India – Bombay stock exchange (BSE) and National stock exchange (NSE).   However, the list of Indian stock exchanges is bigger than just two names. In this article, I am going to highlight the major stock […]


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Bull vs Bear Market: Definition, Differences and More

by Richa Sharma • April 16, 2019

Who are the greatest rivals in the world? A few that probably come to your mind are, “Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo” from the football world, “India vs Australia” in cricket or even, “Coke vs Pepsi” when it comes to brands. Let me add one more from the financial world: Bull vs Bear Let’s take a […]


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What Should You Do With Your Money When the Bear Market Strikes?

by Vishnu Nair • April 10, 2019

If you follow financial news, you might have heard of bear and bull markets. These are terms used to describe how the stock market is doing in terms of upward or downward trajectory of value. You might be wondering why these are named in this curious way. Let’s look at some of the basic facts. […]


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Outlook FY’19-20: A Macro and Sector Approach?

by Sandhya Krishnan • April 8, 2019

‘’See a lot, be a generalist. Be security agnostic” -Andy Redleaf, fund manager The financial year FY18-19 has just drawn to a close. While it would make sense to look back into the past and judge the hits and misses of the bygone year, it’s more important to look into the crystal ball and evaluate […]


All About India’s First REIT: Embassy Office Parks REIT

by Ankit Jain • April 3, 2019

Indian investors have got a new investment option in the form of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). The Embassy Office Parks had opened up its IPO to raise Rs. 4,570 crores between 18th March and 20th March. This REIT IPO got listed on 1st April 2019 at a premium and closed on day one, 5% […]


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Should You Withdraw Your Money from Mutual Funds Once they Start Giving Good Returns?

by Subham Sharma • April 3, 2019

There are a few questions that keep haunting an investor in the mutual funds industry. And a big one is – “Should I withdraw my money from mutual funds as soon as the investment starts giving good returns?” This is one problem that most intelligent investors also face while making the investment. Therefore, in this […]


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9 Changes That Will Impact Your Financial Plan in FY’19-20

by Sandhya Krishnan • April 2, 2019

31st March 2019: a big day in the financial world, signalling the close of the previous financial year and the herald of the new FY. Tax payers are heaving a sigh of relief, having met the income tax deadline. Investors have complied with SEBI regulations to dematerialize share transfer and accountants have closed the books […]


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The 2008 Crisis Is Still Affecting You. Here’s How!

by Sonali Padhiar • March 27, 2019

The Global Subprime Crisis of 2008 is one of the most severe money crisises that the globe has ever faced since the Great Depression of the 1930’s. The ‘Financial Crisis of 2008’, additionally referred to as the United States Meltdown, has its origin within the US housing sector back in 2001-02, however, bit by bit […]


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How Much Is India Spending to Keep the Economy Going?

by Sandhya Krishnan • March 20, 2019

‘Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer’-Adam Smith, noted economist India’s consumption driven growth story would have got a thumbs up from classical economists like Adam Smith. […]


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Will India’s Economy Slow Down Sharply in 2019?

by Sandhya Krishnan • March 12, 2019

‘’When anyone talks about India, it is a positive story. It’s among the top two emerging economies, one of the most popular destinations for FDI. Rising India means moving from darkness to light. Rising India is not just strength of economy or rise in the stock market or record foreign investment. For me, Rising India […]


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Does the Budget Indicate that India Can Become a 10 Trillion Economy?

by Vishnu Nair • March 8, 2019

In his speech introducing the interim budget, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal exuded confidence as he put forth his plan for the holistic development of the country. The interim budget is generally not when political parties make big ticket promises but Piyush Goyal’s offering the nation was ambitious, akin to an election manifesto. In his address, […]


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The 10 Fastest Growing Economies in 2019

by Sandhya Krishnan • March 5, 2019

The topic itself is enough to spur your curiosity. However, there are not many surprises in terms of the member countries who make up in this elite club, whose nominal GDP contributes a whopping 67% of the world’s economic growth. The list is compiled by Focus Economics, a think tank based out of Spain, that […]


India on Its Way to Become World’s Second Largest Economy?

by Vishnu Nair • March 1, 2019

With ongoing reforms gradually beginning to make an impact on the economy, India is all set to become the world’s second largest economy by 2030, according to a Standard Chartered report. India is currently the world’s sixth largest economy with a valuation of over 2.5 trillion dollars. The report published by Standard Chartered on January […]


6 Sectors to Look out for After the 2019 Elections

by Niraj • February 26, 2019

The year 2018 was an eventful year where the benchmark indices bled after a stunning show in 2017. The mid-cap and small-cap index, in particular, saw a steep decline. The market witnessed events such as the reintroduction of long-term capital gains tax, banking scams, BJP losing elections in Karnataka despite emerging as the single largest […]


Is India Leading the Digital Revolution?

by Vishnu Nair • February 25, 2019

Over the past 25 years, the world has changed at an unprecedented rate. With the invention of the internet and rapid progress in digital electronics, the world is more connected than ever before. The impact of the digital revolution is so immediate and so intense that we may never live long enough to truly grasp […]


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Experts Say This Is the Worst Quarter for Global Trade: Should India be Worried?

by Sandhya Krishnan • February 22, 2019

“When there are too many clouds, it takes one lightning (bolt) to start the storm’’- IMF managing director Christine Lagarde The above words aptly summarize the current global economic order, which is shrouded in financial uncertainty and burgeoning trade tensions. Financial analysts believe that the global macroeconomic indicators of global trade point to dark clouds […]


8 Strategies to Overcome Market Volatility

by Niraj • February 18, 2019

How was the year 2018? 2018 turned out to be a year with lot of surprises, there were various ups and downs, which resulted in a volatile market, yet, BSE Sensex ended at 36,068 – up by 5.9% from the start of the year. Crude oil prices, global trade-war tensions, rupee volatility, liquidity concerns, policy […]


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A Recession Might Hit in 2019: Will it Affect India?

by Vishnu Nair • February 12, 2019

When one thinks of the word recession: the first thing that comes to mind is the global financial crisis of 2008. Subject to much media coverage and analysis, the recession of 2008 led to the loss of over 8.7 million jobs worldwide, in addition to the collapse of the housing market in America and the […]


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What happened in 2008? Market crash explained

by Richa Sharma • February 9, 2019

We all are aware of the financial crisis or the recession which took place in the year 2008. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008, is considered to be the worst financial disaster since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It all began in the year 2007 with a breakdown of US subprime mortgage. And it grew into a full-blown international banking crisis with […]


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What is volatility in the stock market? How to deal with volatility?

by Richa Sharma • February 6, 2019

Volatility in the stock market is arguably one of the most misunderstood concepts in investing world. It can drive the new and novice investors to question their own investment strategies due to short-term fear. So, from an investor’s point of view volatility in the stock market is an important concept. What is volatility in the stock […]