EQUITY

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How much to invest in equities

One of the initial investment decisions that one has to make is what proportion of assets to invest in equities & what proportion in debt. One of the basic thumb rules used over the years to decide on equity allocation is the 100 minus age allocation. The risk taking capacity of a person is maximum …

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Market valuations don’t matter in the long term

Equity markets are close to all-time highs and the question is whether markets are currently overvalued or not and if this is a good time to invest. Markets in India tend to move in a 5 year cycle. Market valuations do play an important role in determining returns over the short term to medium term …

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Monday Mayhem and thereafter….do not press the panic button.

We need not panic & should firmly stay invested in this sell off over the last two weeks. Fundamentally nothing has changed in India & the domestic story remains intact. Low commodity prices, low inflation, improving GDP growth augers well for India. This selloff is purely due to global concerns especially China & huge FII …

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