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India Interim Budget FY25 – Continued Emphasis on Capex and Fiscal Consolidation

Jiral Mehta

Key Highlights 1. Continuing on the path of Fiscal Consolidation   Projected fiscal deficit at 5.1% of GDP for FY25 – in line with the original fiscal consolidation glide path…Continue Reading

The Girl Who Felt No Pain and the Indian Investor

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in Livemint. Click here to read it All of us hate pain. But what if you could live a life without pain? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?  Welcome to…Continue Reading

Indian Equity Markets at All-Time Highs. What should you do?

Jiral Mehta

In the last few months, Indian equity markets have recovered (up around 14%) and have reached new all-time high levels. When markets reach all-time highs, it’s normal to feel uneasy…Continue Reading

The Lost Art of Subtract!

Arun Kumar

An abridged version of this article was first published in Livemint. Click here to read it ‘Subtracting’ Your Way To Success In 1948, the McDonald brothers Richard and Maurice, temporarily…Continue Reading

Steer Clear of These 3 Behavioral Pitfalls During Bull Markets

Arun Kumar

An abridged version of this article was first published in Livemint, Click here to read it Most of us think, bull markets are easy to participate and make money. However, surprisingly, many…Continue Reading

Is there a higher risk of a large fall when the equity market reaches an all-time high?

Shrinath M L

“Given the sharp run-up in recent weeks, I feel the risk of a large market fall has increased. Should I redeem my equity investments to avoid loss?” If you had…Continue Reading

Decoding Equity Savings Funds: Are They Right For You?

Shrinath M L

An edited version of this article was originally published in Financial Express. Click here to read it. In our previous blog, we had talked about evaluating Equity Savings Funds as a debt…Continue Reading

Does it make sense to invest in debt funds now?

Shrinath M L

Here are the returns of debt funds in recent years… One look at this table tells us that the past returns are not great!   And with the recent change…Continue Reading

How Should You Respond To All-Time Highs In Indian Equity Markets?

Jiral Mehta

In the last few weeks, Indian equity markets have recovered (up around 7-8%) and are close to their previous all-time high levels. When markets reach all-time highs, it’s normal to…Continue Reading

The Art of Navigating Bear Markets: Real-Time Lessons from the US

Arun Kumar

A version of this article was originally published in Live Mint.  Click here to read it. When equity markets fall, there is always a temptation to exit equities for the time being…Continue Reading