Smallcase has captured the imagination of the retail investor. But should you invest in a smallcase portfolio? How should you evaluate a smallcase? Let’s see if we can find some answers. Based on Business Today article dated Dec 2020, there were 2 million users and over Rs. 50,000 crores of transactions executed via the platform […]
2020: How much returns to expect from Mutual Funds?
As an investor, you choose mutual funds to earn a higher return than your other traditional investments. You expectation is based on the past returns of these funds and you hope to get the same result for yourself. Is that the right way to go about it? Let’s try and use a data based approach to […]
When you should not buy a house?
There is some fancy about owning a house. For ages, a house has been considered the ‘best investment’. A house of your own happens to be a dream for most people. There’s something emotional about it too. Your parents, your relatives, everyone recommends to buy a house. “Khud ka ek ghar to hona hi chahiye!” (You should have one home […]
The biggest investment mistake
Being an advisor, I get an opportunity to evaluate several investor portfolios. Almost every time, my observation is the same. The portfolio selection is driven by one single parameter – best past performance. This is the single guideline that, most probably, drives your investment decisions too. Whether you invest in stocks, mutual funds, gold, commodities, real estate or for […]