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. Let’s remember one thing, every crisis will […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
5 Steps to Reduce Losses When Invested in Small Cap Funds
The BSE small-cap index has lost nearly 19% since January 15, 2018. Is it too late to recover the notional loss? Can you still hedge? Should you add or should you exit your investments? There are many such questions that we’re asking ourselves. In this blog, we seek to discuss what should be your approach […]
Do You Think The IPO Movement Will Continue?
Initial Public Offering (IPO) has become increasingly popular over the last few years. The S&P BSE IPO index, which is designed to measure the performance of companies, could be used as a proxy to adjudge the performance of an IPO. See detailed snapshot below of BSE S&P IPO and comparison with respect to BSE S&P […]
How Will You Make Money in the Market?
Since the current National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government assumed power (May 2014), the mood of the market has changed significantly with the benchmark index climbing over 60% until June 2018 (see chart below). The real market action has been revolving around stocks, sectors, and themes that have been growing over the years. In this blog, we […]
How Did the Indian Market Remain Flat Despite Global Volatility?
This month, the market remained flat. These were driven by multiple factors: Nifty What Were the Factors? 1. RBI’s monetary policy committee unanimously voted for interest rate hike but with a neutral stance, which boosted up the beginning of the month However, due to muted numbers for domestic activity, the cheer could not continue for […]
Varroc Engineering IPO: Will This IPO Give Solid Returns?
The Varroc Engineering public issue will be a pure sale of shares by the promoter and investors. The company does not plan to raise any fresh capital for investing in its business. The IPO is opening for subscription on 26th June and will go till 28th June. Varroc Engineering IPO details Subscription Dates 26 – […]
What Should Retail Investors Do with a Crash in Mid-Cap and Small-Cap?
Over the past one-week, we have received many queries from investors seeking advice on the approach that should be adopted given the significant volatility witnessed in the market particularly the mid-cap and small-cap segment. While the S&P BSE Sensex has remained fairly stable in 2018, the mid- and small-cap index has corrected significantly with a […]
Sirca Paints IPO: All You Need to Know. Is This a Multi-Bagger or Should You Stay Away?
The Indian market is witnessing various IPOs of all sizes – from small to large. In line with this trend, the launch of another IPO: the Sirca Paints IPO takes eminence. The IPO came out on the 16th of May 2018 and it plans to raise Rs. 77.91 crores. The issue is open until 22nd May […]