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Momentum Portfolio Mid-Year Performance : Not bad, Can do better

For the first six months of 2020, the Capitalmind Momentum Portfolio has returned +7.7% compared to -14% for the NIFTY. The worst drawdown during this time was ...
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Arbitrage Funds: You Don’t Want to be the Elephant in the Room

This analysis in this post was subsequently referenced in a 2nd July Business Standard article: “Rising shares of arbitrage funds in futures segment ...
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How to think about Asset Allocation in India – Part 1

Getting usual Asset allocation advice is like listening to in-flight safety demonstrations. The airline crew has to give it, and you don't even have to pretend ...
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Charts: The Worst Year Till May for the Nifty, And Negative 5 Year SIP Returns

The Nifty has seen a lousy May though it recovered towards the end, with a -2.8% return for the month. May is officially the fourth month of the year ...
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Time the market. Sleep Better.

If you had been investing a fixed amount every month into the NIFTY, diligently over the last five years, as of May 2020, your annualised return would have ...
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The Midcap Carnage and Where There May Be Opportunity

We have seen a carnage in the markets and there is no end in sight as to when this will stop. For many of us this is the first time ...
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How The Government Can Get 400,000 cr. to fight the Covid Slowdown

It’s obvious now that the lockdown will hurt India’s economy. And just as other countries are doing, we’ll need big stimulus to start pushing ...
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Forget Stocks for a bit. Get your Asset Allocation right

You’ve heard of the three C’s by now. Courage. Cash. Conviction. You’re probably sick of them already. For the uninitiated, the three ...
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What to buy after a crash: Lessons from the past

Corrections happen. A cursory look at the chart shows, from 1990 to 2020, the NIFTY has seen 10 corrections of over 20%. That is one every three years. Except, ...
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The Yes Bank Rescue: Banks Chip in, Shareholders Locked

The Yes Bank Saga takes another step forward, with Indian public and private sector banks taking on 80% of the equity and attempting to revive the bank. ...
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