Should you bet on the banking sector in 2019?
The Indian Banking sector is one of the oldest and most popular sectors from the stock market point of view. It is also one of the largest in terms of market capitalization in the Indian stock market. The banking sector is such a sector which is either liked by investors or disliked by investors but […]
3 Smart Financial Decisions I Made This Year
Today, Iet me highlight few of the financial decisions which I undertook this year which has helped me ride the volatile market and plan my future needs. But firstly, let me discuss the most common mistakes people commit during such times of crisis and in general while investing. Have you answered these 3 financial questions […]
5 Sectors That Are Likely to Sweep The Market in 2019
2018 an eventful year with the significant indices bleeding after a stunning show in 2017. The mid-cap and small-cap indices, in particular, saw the steepest fall. The correction started by end January and early February 2018 when the government re-introduced the long-term capital gains tax and continued throughout the year as different events unfolded. How […]
Why aren’t External Variables Important for Long Term Investors?
“There are three pillars to successful equity investing: Discipline, Patience and Luck. If you have the first two, Luck has no choice but oblige” Today,we will discuss how long-term investors always end up beating the market even when their cycle of investment have witnessed a crisis period or bear phase. As we all know bull […]
How will the trade war impact India?
You must have heard about the World War. But, have you heard about the trade war? Yes, something like this does exist and it’s ensuing in the economy right now. We have been hearing about the trade war going on between China and the USA from a very long time, but we don’t know why […]
Muhurat Trading: Everything you should know
If you are a seasoned investor, you must have heard about Muhurat trading. If you haven’t, let us elaborate. Many of you might think that this form of trading is for the superstitious ones, but even rational investors can’t justify why the stock market jumps leaps the day after Muhurat trading. Still confused? Let me […]
Why has the market always shown to recover after a fall?
The S&P BSE Sensex has corrected nearly 5500 points from its lifetime high of 38,893 recorded in August 2018. Source: Investing.com An obvious question that springs to everyone’s mind is – What happens next? Well, if we have to believe history, it suggests that the market tends to always recover and bounce back. This recovery […]
These are the 7 things I learnt from the financial crisis of 2008
The collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 jolted people out of their comfort zones. It unleashed chaos as many lost their investments in the market and many lost their jobs. Apart from the damage done, the crisis paved the way for financial reforms. On the 10th anniversary of what can be termed as a devasting […]
Will the General Elections of 2019 affect the stock market? the ultimate guide for investors!
When BJP entered the political stage in 2014, India was reeling in what we may call an economic crisis. Our country was in the “Fragile Five,” along with Brazil, Turkey, South Africa and Indonesia. The currency was bleeding in comparison to the dollar. The foreign exchange reserves of India had decreased tremendously as investors made sharp […]
I have a strategy behind withdrawing money from mutual funds. Do you?
Before I set the context of this article, let me quickly take you to the Mahabharata. Yes, it is relevant. It is said that Abhimanyu learned the art of Chakravyuham from his mother Subhadra, when he was in her womb, while Arujna, his father, was explaining to her about the process. The baby boy Abhimanyu […]
2019 General Elections: bane or boon for the Indian economy?
The Indian market has been witnessing a rough phase since the beginning of the pre-election year, but there could be a stop to this volatility, if history repeats. Yes, you’ve heard it right! Right now, the market seems nervous with less than a year to go into the 2019 general elections and developments at home […]
Will the financial crisis of 2008 repeat itself? Here is a detailed analysis
The financial downfall of 2007 – 2008, also known as the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008, is considered to have been the worst economic downfall since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The great financial crisis began in 2007 in the sub-prime mortgage market in the United States, and soon developed into a full-blown international […]
How IL&FS crisis led to panic in the Indian domestic market
This week on Groww, we reflect on one of the major crises that has played havoc in the lives of investors. This event can be considered as a trigger for what the markets are behaving in the current scenario, whereby investors have lost a lot of their wealth. By now you must have guessed that […]
4 freakish ways in which the decline of rupee is affecting your investment
The sharp decline of the rupee against the US dollar affects most of us, directly and indirectly On 8th October, 2018, for the first time, the rupee ended below the 74 mark against the US dollar. Advances in the dollar overseas, along with foreign fund outflows dragged the rupee lower. Now the question everyone is […]
Market Crash! 11 Mistakes That You Shouldn’t Be Making (but most likely are)
Stock markets keep going up or down, depending on how the participants in the market collectively think. Fear and greed drive investors. Some people are driven by logic, while others are driven by emotions. Some do detailed research, while others just follow the advice of trusted investors. However, I know one thing – investors who […]
What led to the recent market fall? An investor’s perspective
What is happening with our domestic market? The domestic market crashed big time in the last one month. On 4th October 2018, the BSE benchmark, Sensex, registered its biggest point-wise decline in over eight months with the index settling 806.47 point lower at 35,169.16. It was further down by 425 points on the very next […]
The growth of the mutual fund industry since 2016 – An overview
The digital revolution in India is being acclaimed over the world. The country is on the path of breakthrough, whereby, several innovations are coming in the space of technology. Ever since, demonetization was announced on November 8, 2016, the economy has been witnessing a rapid growth in terms of digitization and we are collectively moving […]
We bet you didn’t know these facts about HDFC AMC
Many of you have invested in mutual funds through HDFC or want to invest. In this article, we will talk about why HDFC is one of the most popular AMCs in the country. Let’s get started. HDFC Asset Management Company is the second AMC to be listed in the stock exchange after Reliance Nippon Life […]
Is it wise to time the market?
Since demonetization hit in November 2016, the market has jumped significantly. 2017 was a blockbuster year for Indian equities, it jumped as much as 35%. In 2018, the market had something different in store . Ever since January 29, 2018, the market started to slide significantly. The fall intensified over the course of the year […]
HDFC AMC IPO: Invest in Shares of One of this Biggest Mutual Fund Companies in India?
HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd (HDFC AMC) IPO is one of the most awaited IPOs of 2018. Investors can bid for shares of HDFC AMC in the price band of ₹1,095 – ₹1,100 per equity share. At the upper end of the price band, the asset manager is valued at ₹23,319 crore. Should you invest […]