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.


Monthly Market Summary: May 2017

Saturday, June 3rd, 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.


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.


Active vs. Passive Investing

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Globally we have seen a huge shift in the way people invest in the financial markets. Investors have increasingly allocated money towards passive investing at the expense of actively managed funds. India has so far managed to buck this trend, primarily because active fund managers here still outperform the benchmarks. But this is slowly changing.


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.


Quarterly Equity Valuations: April 2017

Friday, April 21st, 2017

We take a look at equity valuations and find that they continue to trade in an expensive range. 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.


Monthly Market Summary March 2017

Saturday, April 1st, 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.


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