In an attempt to create a knowledge powerhouse, we decode the finer nuances, terms, instruments used on the Dalal Street to help you become an informed player in the market.
MCX is the largest and listed metals and energy exchange.
For successful investors, risk management is more important than making money.
G- Sec prices fluctuate sharply in the secondary markets.
Nifty options are of two types —call and put options.
Last stages of a bull market can be very lucrative, but it is better to invest for the long term.
Investors expect volatility to accelerate in the markets on account of elections in the country, trade wars, globally, and rate hikes by the Fed.
A contract that facilitates the purchase or sale of an underlier at a fixed price on a future date.
The Sebi rule doesn’t take away the value of any physical share.
Debt mutual fund schemes hold commercial paper (CP) as instruments in their portfolios.
The equity market comprises a cash segment and a derivatives segment.
The process involves a fund segregating papers that are illiquid or in default category from all other instruments in the portfolio that are liquid.
Rising OI accompanied by rising price is indicative of bullish trend.
The expense ratio is a measure of the per unit cost incurred in managing a fund.
With market volatility on the rise, many investors want professional help in choosing the right product.
Many broad indices continue to trade at a premium to their long-term average valuations.
This is a ratio that measures the per unit cost of managing a fund.
It is easy to calculate the approximate value of your investments.
Using this principle, investors can minimise volatility and maximise their returns.
The biggest mistakes happen when markets are doing well. In many cases, the SIP returns are in the red.
Indians are increasingly opting for international holidays, children are going abroad for higher education. Given this it makes sense to diversify geographically.
The world of literature can throw up some interesting nuggets of wisdom for investors.
The most important aspect to remember is that a checklist is a living document.
The first step that we should take on this journey is to stop procrastination.
As assets of mutual funds surge to new highs, many new investors are entering the industry.
Financial planners believe it is important that investors evaluate returns correctly.
Investing in stocks is simple, but not easy. It requires passion, patience and discipline.
Financial leverage entails use of borrowed funds to carry out expansions with expectation that benefits in form of additional income will exceed cost of borrowing.
Credit-risk funds invest in securities with lower ratings are gaining popularity among investors as there is a potential for investors to earn double-digit returns.
You need not sell your mutual fund units, hence your financial plan remains intact, there are no tax implications and neither is your ownership of fund units divested after pledging them for a loan.
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Financial planners believe investors should keep aside 3-6 months expenses as an emergency fund.
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After Sebi's re-categorisation, many fund houses are launching new fund offers.
There's no dearth of choice when it comes to investment in debt. Of all, fixed maturity plan remains one of the most popular bets.
You normally buy a call option on Nifty if you feel the index will rise. You buy a put option on Nifty if you feel the index will fall.