Quarterly Equity Valuations: October 2018

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

We take a look at equity valuations and find that they have moved into even more expensive territory. We use data from the NSE website starting from when it is available in January 1999 to look at the P/E Ratio, P/B ratio and the dividend yield of the index and compare it to past history.   Price to Earnings (P/E) […]


Monthly Market Summary: September 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary.   We use data for these charts from Investing.com   Global Equities October was a brutal month for Indian equities. As can be seen from the chart above, the Sensex on a […]


Risky credit funds

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Last week there was a downgrade of the debt rating of IL&FS and its subsidiaries by several notches. This is having a ripple impact on the mutual fund industry. As per a report by Bloomberg Quint: IL&FS has Rs 2,500 crore worth of rated commercial paper, of which Rs 2,020 crore was outstanding as of […]


Monthly Market Summary: August 2018

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary.   We use data for these charts from Investing.com   Global Equities US Equities and Indian large cap equities rallied strongly in August, continuing a multi-year trend of high returns. However, the […]


Currency Wars: Turkish edition

Monday, August 13th, 2018

The Turkish Lira has been in the spotlight over the last few days as escalating tensions with the US have led to large depreciation of its currency. #Lira dethrones Argentine Peso as this year’s worst performing EM currency.#Euro falls on #Turkey contagion riskshttps://t.co/yD16pqqwDN pic.twitter.com/yIWcVufI36 — Fercan Yalinkilic (@FercanY) August 10, 2018 According to The Economist, […]


Quarterly Equity Valuations: August 2018

Friday, August 10th, 2018

We take a look at equity valuations and find that they have moved into even more expensive territory. We use data from the NSE website starting from when it is available in January 1999 to look at the P/E Ratio, P/B ratio and the dividend yield of the index and compare it to past history.   Price to Earnings (P/E) […]


Monthly Market Summary: July 2018

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary.   We use data for these charts from Investing.com   Global Equities Market rallied across the board, with major equity indices showing stellar returns across the world. However there are rising concerns […]


Monthly Market Summary: June 2018

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary.   We use data for these charts from Investing.com   Global Equities The S&P 500 and the Sensex were flat in June but continue to show great returns over the one and […]


Monthly Market Summary: May 2018

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary.   We use data for these charts from Investing.com   Global Equities With the exception of the US markets, broader markets corrected in May. The last one year returns have also moderated […]


Monthly Market Summary: April 2018

Friday, May 11th, 2018

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary.   We use data for these charts from Investing.com   Global Equities The Sensex rebounded strongly in April, vastly outperforming its emerging market peers after many months of underperformance. Most markets continue […]


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