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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.

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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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Is it Right Time to Invest in Small-Cap?

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Time and again, investors have been lured by high return potential of small-cap companies. This is because smaller companies have potential to give very high returns in a very short duration of time. There are instances when a small-cap company has given more than 10x returns within one year of time. Such huge returns are unheard of in any other segment of stock markets, viz. Large and Mid size companies. 

With such a high return potential also comes the risk of losing your capital. One of the best ways to reduce this investment risk is to time your entry. Though difficult, timing is not impossible. This article gives our in-depth analysis of how to make use of the current opportunity in the small-cap space...

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5 Tips to ride Market Volatility for better Returns

5 Tips To Ride The Market Volatility

Indian stock markets have been quite volatile in the calendar year 2018. If we look at the difference between the peak to the lowest point, Sensex has corrected by 15%, Midcap by 25% and Small-cap by more than 30%. It is quite natural for any investor to get worried when they see the value of their hard-earned money getting eroded. The pain compounds exponentially  if the value of the investments becomes lower than the principal amount invested. You may wonder how to protect your capital and what should be done in such a situation.

To understand the investor behaviour better, we have analysed possible reactions from the investors during such situations of market volatility. We found few common behaviour biases that needs to be tamed for better investor experience...

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