What Are ESG Funds and How Do They Work?

The latest buzzword in the markets is ESG funds, a form of green investments. In simple terms, ESG funds can be defined...

Book Review: Against the Gods – The Remarkable Story of Risk...

Peter L. Bernstein is one of my favorite authors. He differs from other market participants who have turned authors in that he...

Book Review: Winning the Losers Game Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing...

“Winning the Loser’s Game” by Charles Ellis takes a balanced, realistic view of the risks and rewards of investing. It is useful...

Book Review: The Little Book That Builds Wealth – The Knockout...

Porter’s five forces framework gave me the perspective to analyze any business's competitive intensity and profitability trends in my initial years. I...

Book Review: The Little Book of Valuation – How to Value...

As per Aswath Damodaran (New York University Stern, Professor, and author of many books), there is a difference between valuation and pricing....

Book Review: The Hour between Dog & Wolf – Risk Taking,...

In this book, John Coates, senior research fellow in neuroscience and finance at the University of Cambridge and ex-trader in derivative, narrates...

Book Review: How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy by...

This is about the book I read this year “The Little Book of Behavioural Investing”. I found this book interesting as this...

Book Review: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan...

I remember vividly that in my very first introduction to economics, classical economics holds the key to explain all behaviours/actions of humans....

EMI: Everything You Must Know!

The term “EMI” is quite a familiar one these days and is not limited to just home loans or personal loans. Even...

Inflation – Can Investment in Equities for a Long Horizon Beat...

Savings have always been synonymous with bank account savings or fixed deposits, wherein the rate of interest was the attraction. However, of...

Book Review: The Black Swan – The Impact of the Highly...

This masterpiece by Nassim Taleb has made me introspect my decision-making process and it covers several critical behavioral aspects that bring biases...

All You Need to Know About Mutual Funds and Benchmarking

As investors, we not just look at short-term gains to meet our immediate goals, but also look at building a corpus to...

Active VS Passive Investing

The one thing that can cleanly draw a wedge between equity aficionados in India is the debate between active and passive investing....

Book Review: Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen

The book explains that the incumbent firms are at disadvantage vs start-ups on disruptive technologies. The author lays a framework for the...

Book Review: Counsel – The Challenges of the Modi-Jaitley Economy by...

The tenure of Arvind Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) to the Government of India, was a pretty eventful one, right from...

Book Review: The Most Important Thing – Uncommon Sense For The...

“Investing consists of exactly one thing: dealing with the future. And because none of us can know the future with certainty, the...

Book Review: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

The book “Outliers” explores the underlying factors of success stories to find commonalities, across fields. The author Malcolm Gladwell goes beyond the...

Book Review: Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits by Philip A. Fisher

Philip A. Fisher who was a very successful investor had written this book in 1958 but its teachings are as relevant today...

Book Review: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

This was my first book on the Topic – Investment in Financial Markets. The prime reason behind reading this book was a...

SIP Top-Up: Should You Opt For It?

The term SIP or Systematic Investment Plan is no stranger to all of us - mutual funds offer this facility to investors...