Are you over-exposed to Financials?

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Banks and financial companies have rallied spectacularly over the last one and a half years. In fact now they are the largest component of the BSE Sensex by far. Any correction in financials, could see a very large impact on benchmark and portfolio returns.


Indian Real Estate: Q3 2016-17

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

We examine the quarterly House Price Index (HPI) for All India and for major cities that was released by the RBI via the Database on the Indian Economy (DBIE) to gauge trends in the Indian Real Estate market.


How long is “long term” in Indian Equities?

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Many markets participants talk about how equities outperform all asset classes over the long term. But everyone’s time horizon and definition of long term is different. We look at another great strategy report by Ambit Capital that tries to answer the question of long you should stay invested to get that “free lunch” in Indian equities.


Monthly Market Summary: April 2017

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

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.


Value Migration

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Disruption is the buzzword in the new economy. Major shifts in the economic landscape and the advent of new technologies are enabling start-ups to challenge established models of doing business. These new emerging businesses make disproportionate returns and capture a significant part of the new value they create. Value migration is a term aimed to […]


Indian Real Estate: Q2 2016-17

Friday, March 10th, 2017

We examine the quarterly House Price Index (HPI) for All India and for major cities that was released by the RBI via the Database on the Indian Economy (DBIE) to gauge trends in the Indian Real Estate market.


World Stock Market History

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Credit Suisse has come out with its annual Global Investment Returns Yearbook and as usual, it is full of interesting charts, data and figures. I just thought I would highlight one of them which shows the World Stock Market History over the last 116 years.


Markets in 2016

Friday, January 6th, 2017

We thought we would start the new year by looking back the performance of markets in 2016. We look at long term trends in equities, fixed income and oil.


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