It’s time to do nothing

Have you ever tried to stay calm on a roller coaster? It’s just not possible. Your heart rate isn’t going to slow down while you’re hurtling along the track, upside-down, 100 feet above the ground. That’s our current reality. We are watching our investments get hit in a volatile stock market coupled with low interest rates on fixed income instruments. Adding to the uncertainty is the fact that a pandemic is ripping through the…

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Thinking of Investing in Mid-Cap Funds? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you're looking to invest in some of the fastest-growing companies in India, Mid-Cap Mutual Funds may offer the right option. With access to high growth stocks that may provide good returns, Mid-Cap Funds are equity funds that invest predominantly in mid capitalised companies. If you have a moderate to high-risk appetite with a long-term investment horizon in view, Mid-Cap Mutual Funds may be suitable for you.   Understanding Mid-Cap Funds Within Equity Mutual…

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3 investing lessons from GameStop

A struggling retailer had a bleak future. Hedge funds on Wall Street smelled blood and shorted the stock. A group of stock market enthusiasts who congregated in an online chat room—Reddit’s WallStreetBets, WSB —realised that they could change the market dynamic of a stock if they acted en masse to create a microbubble. And in the bargain, beat the Wall Street guys at their own game. That is how GameStop stole the show and…

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Dynamic Bond Funds

What is your view about investing in dynamic bond funds, as here investors need not worry about the duration of the bond? Yes, that is the claim of dynamic bond funds. Some funds have been able to do it successfully. But the real problem is associated with the kind of flexibility they have in terms of their interest-rate views. Their calls can well go wrong and we have witnessed it in the last 10…

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