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Telcos and the fault in our AGRs ✨


Today’s spread:

  • 4 research articles from Capitalmind.
  • A tweet thread analyzing the latest RBI bulletin.
  • 5 interesting reads.
  • 5 conversations from our slack community.

CM Chase strategy getting its groove back. Touchwood ✌🏻

Here’s how the strategy stands as of the week ending 17th September 2021

Telcos and the fault in our AGRs ✨

Further, we analyze the following:

  • What Chase went through in July and August of 2021
  • Comparing the Futures and Options Model
  • Analyzing the drawdown and returns curve


A tale of factors and indices 🎯

When you hear “the index”, most investors think of the NIFTY50 or the NIFTY500. But did you know the NSE has 96 indices of six different types?

This post focuses on Nifty Strategy Indices, a category that has grown prolifically in the last few years, with 27 different indices, and tries to answer.

  • Does factor investing beat buying and holding the market?
  • Which factors (if any) offer the best potential for outperformance?
  • As a corollary, do multi-factor strategies outperform single-factor strategies?


The fault in our AGRs

To save the dire situation of one of the telecom operators, the Government of India announced a slew of reforms today. In this post,

  • We dwell upon the important announcements and their impact on the industry.
  • Try to answer the most frequently asked question: Will Vodafone Idea survive?


Are airlines doing something different this time? ✈️

Indigo stock price zoomed 10% and made ATH. A move that baffles and bewilders the best of the analysts.

But, of course, there is more to the airline story.

Since the outbreak of novel coronavirus, the airline industry has suffered losses to the tune of ₹ 19,000 crores. So how did the industry survive and why earning profits is still some time away?

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From the chirping world of Twitter 📝

Deepak Shenoy analyses data from the latest RBI Bulletin and shares insights.

Telcos and the fault in our AGRs ✨
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[Premium] The School of Slack 😎

We bring you the most insightful discussions from our slack community

  • One of the aspects of a raging bull run is investors running scenarios on how will it end? [link]
  • We actioned a little maneuver on the BPCL experimental trade to make it tax efficient. [link]
  • How to rationally evaluate if you are stuck with a bad financial product? [link]
  • So how does the US Inflation numbers Vs 10y yield curve look? [link]
  • Can a trading strategy be protected with IP laws? [link]

Links we Like

In this section, we bring you interesting links from across the internet:

  • Just before the world came to a standstill, when the pandemic hit, Morgan Housel shared 100 concepts explaining how things work around the world. Must read: 100 little ideas
  • The quantum of risk is seldom known only after the event has passed and the risk gets realized. The most difficult part of a decision-making process is to estimate the risk involved. Check out the logic of risk taking
  • Anecdotes and real life examples of companies that did things differently and for the most part came out better. Read: Contrarian Examples from How I Built This
  • Y Combinator (YC) is a mainstream thing for startups of today but the company has had quite a journey reaching here. Read: How Y Combinator started
  • It’s said that price explains everything, even the unexplained. Here’s going a step further and saying Price Rules Everything Around Me

That’s all folks. Have a great weekend! 🤟

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