How to Invest Wisely As the Financial Year Comes to An End

The end of the financial year is just around the corner. You might have received a nice bonus at work, or perhaps you have some extra cash sitting idle. Here’s some good news for you – the equity markets are the absolute, perfect avenue for you to invest that extra cash. Here are some importantRead More

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 a 12 Year Old Warren Buffett Teaches Us The Importance of Patience

Warren Buffett is widely recognized as one of the best, if not the best, stock market investors of all time. He founded his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, 50 years ago. Berkshire Hathaway invests in companies Buffett deems as being undervalued. During the 50 year span, Berkshire Hathaway’s results have been nothing short of spectacular: its shareholders haveRead More

3 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Shock You

Warren Buffett is worth $72.5 billion US dollars. That is close to 4.75 lakh Crores. So the obvious question on everybody’s mind: how did he do it? Sometimes, we tend to overthink questions. Most would try to answer that question by looking at what types of stocks he purchased in the past and trying toRead More

Guide To Stock Market Crashes – Sensex & Nifty

Guide To Stock Market Crashes – Sensex & Nifty

So the market crashed! What do you do now? If you invest in SIPs, mutual funds or stocks then this guide is for you. We are going to bust some myths TradeAcademy style, this guide will talk specifically for the 24th August market crash. On the morning of 24th August I was speaking with Shrinivas,Read More

The retail investor boom: the fear of missing out has struck

Have you ever been late to a party before? Not the kind of party where it’s “OK” to be late, but the sort of party where you wished you had shown up on time because you missed out on something big?   That’s what it’s like, right now, for those who are not investing inRead More

The truth behind the massive bull run!

The Great Bull Run: The (seemingly) never ending marathon! Markets are up! Markets are down! The RBI cuts the Repo rate….markets move up! Analysts expect a correction in the markets…but the markets move up again! Nifty and Sensex hit all time highs…surely, a correction must occur? Markets move up again!  “A correction is expected”. MarketsRead More

Dealing with the Social Stigmas of Trading

Dealing with the Social Stigmas of Trading Recently, I was asked to write an authored piece for a well known international publication. The topic was quite broad: “A guide to the the stock markets“. And so, since I reside in India and RKSV is a domestic, Indian retail brokerage house- the tone of the articleRead 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

Reliance: The journey to $75 billion and beyond

It has been 37 years since Reliance listed on the stock market. If you had invested Rs 1,000 in RIL shares when it listed in 1977-78, it would have been worth Rs 7.78 lakh, its chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani had proudly said at its annual general meeting in 2012. It is a mammothRead 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

Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s)

Exchange Traded Funds Overview ETF’s are known as exchange traded funds. ETFs are a collection of underlying securities bundled into one product that can be bought and sold in the exchange. They are managed by mutual fund schemes or index funds and generally offer investors a way to buy into a group of securities instead of justRead More