NRI Trading at RKSV

NRI Trading at RKSV India’s economic prospects continue to be bright and its long-term growth story remains intact. As an Indian residing overseas, if you want to take advantage of the high growth back home, you can do so by investing in stocks. NRI’s trading through RKSV can purchase shares or convertible debenture of an Indian company throughRead More

How To Trade Banking Stocks: Learn To Follow NII

Earning Season is here again! For the banking sector the golden goblet is Net Interest Income. In this article we explore what NII is and how you can use it to invest. Earnings announcements play a great role in this. But investors often go blindly by the growth in profits and revenues. That is likeRead More

The Secret Life Of Cheap vs. Expensive Stocks

Perhaps the most elusive of all shadowy things in the market is the ever fleeting concept of cheap vs. expensive stocks. Was Amazon priced fairly before the tech bubble? There are some stocks out there that have market capitalisation of 100 times their revenue. Why on earth would that happen? That is less a functionRead More

Interest Rate Futures

Interest Rate Futures – Overview Basics of Interest Rate Futures and Its Story in India Interest Rate Future (IRF) has been in news recently because of some structural changes happening in the product from the regulators. SEBI has taken a lot of effort to make sure the product picks-off well compared to its earlier version.Read More

Monitoring and Re-balancing

Monitoring and Re-balancing New Year wishes to all my dearest Readers. I am back with some more Portfolio fundas. After looking up my previous blog on what IPS is all about and having done some basic asset allocation across different asset classes, we come to a very important juncture of the process knows as MonitoringRead More

Asset Allocation with a Human Capital perspective

Asset Allocation with a Human Capital Perspective Financial Advisers traditionally look at Portfolio asset allocation as distribution of Funds between three main asset classes Equity, Bonds and other Alternative Assets. What is missed out is context of Human capital? What is it and how does it impact the portfolio? What is asset allocation? Asset allocation is an investmentRead More

India – A Developing Nation

A Developing Nation A lot has changed over the last 50 years and a lot more going to happen in the coming 50 years. This is said in reference to the growth that’s happening in developing countries like India. When the world is investing in our country to reap the advantages of the handsome gainsRead More

IPS: Investment Policy Statement

IPS: Investment Policy Statement This was a fairly new term for me until it actually popped up as a part of my study curriculum. Actually most of us in India (this is my belief) haven’t actually started framing an IPS for our self at all. We are driven by thoughts like: Do we need to doRead More