ESG Investments : Does It Work In India?

ESG Investments in India

ESG investments or Socially responsible investments is a very popular investment strategy in US and Europe. According to data from Morningstar, As of March 2020, US has total assets of USD 119.33 billion and Europe has total assets of USD 683.87 billion under the ESG investment strategy. In India also, ESG investments has started getting more attention amid the corporate governance issues…

New SEBI Rules On Upfront Margin Collection : How Does It Impact You?

SEBI's New Rules on Upfront Margin Collection

In the latest developments, security market regulator SEBI has issued a new set of rules and regulations on the stock settlement process and margin collection. It will completely change the way you carry out the buy and sell transactions on the stock market. According to the circular issued by SEBI on July 20th, 2020, trading members/clearing members in cash segments must mandatorily…

Are You Investing In The Stock Market Or Speculating?

Investment vs Speculation

Yes, you read that right. Stock Market Investing and Speculating are two different things. While it is easier to get them mixed up, in most cases speculating in stocks leads to losses. But then why do people do it? And more importantly, how do we understand the difference between investment and speculation? Let’s understand this in more detail: How Is Investment Different…

Most Important Questions You Should Ask Before Buying A Stock

Questions to Ask Before Investing in Stocks

During the recent lockdown, a record number of demat accounts were opened in India. As per the data released by CDSL, about 1.2 million new accounts were opened in months of March and April 2020. This is against 4.2 million new accounts opened in 11 months between April 2019 and February 2020. This clearly indicates increasing interest in stock market investments, especially…

What Is Your Stock Portfolio – A Storeroom Or A Gallery?

5 Tips to Diversify Your Stock Portfolio

This does sound odd right? How can we compare our stock portfolio to a storeroom or a gallery? But we can assure you, your portfolio is either one of them. Here’s what we mean: a storeroom is basically where you store multiple items, you can also call it a warehouse. But a Gallery is where you display expensive collectibles, you can call…

What lesson Can Investors Take From Sir Isaac Newton’s Mistakes

What Investors Can Learn From Sir Isaac Newton

Are you surprised by the heading of this blog? You read that right. The great mathematician, physicist, astronomer, scientist Sir Isaac Newton lost millions in his one stock market investment. And yes, the loss was completely avoidable. We will go a step ahead and say that this is the most important lesson in behavioral finance. So are you curious to know exactly…