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Elections & The Stock Market

Elections bring about a speculative element about what they could mean for the stock market. The stock market is fickle and reacts to all news surrounding elections. If we take a step back to look at historical trends, elections seem to have no long-lasting impact on the stock market. Rewinding…

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Adieu FY 2019

Another financial year draws to a close. For investors, it was a forgettable year. While domestic investors showed sustained commitment to Indian equities, FIIs sold Indian equities for most of calendar year 2018 and turned buyers in 2019. Valuations kept moderating through the financial year and investors kept showing enthusiasm…

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How Can An Advisor Add Value?

We’re often told that personal finance isn’t rocket science. Good investment decisions may have more to do with common sense and sensible strategy than anything else. Which begs the question, can a financial advisor really add value?   Strategy is vital. It’s very easy to get consumed in the day…

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To Bet or To Invest

Elections have a way of mixing up the market’s calculus. During elections, markets always try to second guess outcomes, check if there is something for everybody, and crave participation in a potential uptrend. Most people forget that sentiment driven rallies may end in a temporary downtrend. An adverse election verdict…