Obama’s Visit to India: A Moment to Reflect Upon

A Landmark Republic Day Visit Unfolding in front of our very own eyes is an event that will undoubtedly go down in history as one of those rare political moments that marked a turn for the better for both nations involved. When US President Barack Obama lands in Delhi, it will mark the first timeRead 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

RKSV’s Switchover Plan: Earn Rs. 2000!

  Make the Switch Every now and then, there comes an offer that seems too good to be true. Well, this is one of them! Switch from your current broker to RKSV and earn Rs. 2000 in brokerage credit. No questions asked!   How does it Work? It’s a simple 2 step process! Open an accountRead More

All Talk, but no Walk? The implications of Kerry’s visit to India

Cutting the Red Tape Reforms. Change. Confidence. Those are the terms that come to mind when we think about what has transpired between May, 2014- and now. But there is growing pessimism that while a slew of reforms have been announced, execution is still to happen. Take, for example, the fact that at the “Vibrant GujaratRead 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

Start Trading Crude Oil Mini Futures Contracts!

Days like Tuesday, 6th January Happen Rarely When the markets fell 3% on Tuesday, it was largely due to the fact that crude oil had fallen below $50/barrel. And, not surprisingly, there was massive action on the MCX crude oil contracts. Did you miss out? Introducing Crude Oil Mini Futures Contracts! MCX has recently launchedRead More

What to Know What Caused Yesterday’s Market Massacre?

They say that when it rains, it pours. In yesteray’s case, it wasn’t a pouring as much as it was an outright hurricane. The BSE Sensex fell almost 900 points yesterday, making it the largest single one day fall in almost 5 years. However, what’s curious, interesting, and perhaps a little frightening is the factRead More

Tax free income on 21% return on investments? That’s correct!

Do a Google search for safe investments. What results come up? Fixed Deposits, Fixed Maturity Schemes, Fixed Income Debt Mutual Funds. Fixed this, fixed that. Am I correct? So we’ll get straight to it. Assume you open a Fixed Deposit for 1 lakh with 9 percent interest rate. That sounds pretty good, right? After aRead More

January Updates – Happy New Year! Earn up to Rs. 7000!

January 2015 Updates We would like to wish you a great, prosperous, and Happy New Year on behalf of everybody at RKSV. It is RKSV’s 3rd anniversary, which also happens to the start of a brand new year. It is hard to believe that RKSV is three years old! We launched RKSV with the intention ofRead More

FD’s, Gold, Real Estate, the Stock Markets. Who wins?

Ask the layman to rank Fixed Deposits, Gold, Real Estate, and Investing (long term) in the stock markets in order from highest returns to lowest returns. How many do you think would pick the stock markets? It’s an interesting question, isn’t it. Let’s pose the question a different way: how many friends/family members do youRead More

It’s Expiry Day! 3 Insightful Facts from 2014

It’s the day before Christmas- and it’s expiry day on a Wednesday! Not to worry. Here are 3 things you need to know about expiry days that can help you navigate through the day.   1. Expiry Days = Massive Turnover Days on Futures and Options! From January 2014 through November 2014, there were a totalRead More

Taking advantage of smallcaps and midcaps!

Why did small-cap and mid-cap stocks out-perform their large peers in 2014? Generally speaking, when it comes to small caps versus mid caps versus large caps, overall market movement dictates whether or not the the large caps will fare better than the the other two groups. To put is simply- when the overall markets doRead More