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Goal based exit - Your best shield against market volatility

Goal Based Exit

Investing into a volatile asset class like equity without a proper exit strategy is akin to entering into a Chakravyuh without knowing how to come out of it. A robust Goal based exit framework ensures a very high probability of achieving the target amount for a given financial goal. Sudden market crash and black swan events like "Covid-19" may seriously jeopardize your financial journey. A robust Goal based exit framework is your insurance against such unpredictable events.

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Coronavirus Impact - Be Greedy when others are Fearful!

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Coronavirus or Covid-19 originated in Wuhan couple of months ago. However,  it reached viral proportions this week on Wall Street — and literally throughout the world. Cases of the illness have stabilized in China, but its spread outside the country, to nearly 80 countries in total, is what may have truly injected uneasiness into the global stock markets.

How to play the current markets under such uncertain times? What is the right thing to do keeping in mind a long term investment horizon? We believe that the answer lies in the following famous Warren Buffet quote:  "Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy, Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful" .

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How proper diversification benefits your portfolio?

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As per Harry Markowitz - The father of Modern Portfolio theory, diversification is the only "free lunch" in finance world. This notion that you’d get something for nothing is nearly unheard of in economics. The key concept behind the “free lunch” is correlation—or rather, a lack of it. Typically, the performance of individual asset classes isn’t perfectly correlated. If asset values do not move up and down in perfect harmony, then a diversified portfolio will have less risk. It protects the portfolio against unexpected or unpredictable events. Diversification is spreading one’s investments to protect against unexpected/ unpredictable events.

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How we choose best mutual funds for your portfolio?

How we select Mutual fund?

"Mutual fund sahi hai" is true only if you select the right one :) Many investment advisers will argue that mutual fund selection is an art. We, however, believe that it is more of a science. With our many years of investment experience, we have tried to master the science of mutual fund selection process for our customers. We use sophisticated analytical tools like Morningstar Research Workbench and FE Analytics for our analysis. The process is repeated every quarter or if there is a trigger to re-evaluate (whichever is earlier). This article is our endeavor to explain the mutual fund selection process at FinAtoZ in detail.

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