Prateek Mehta

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In the last five years, BSE 500 has given 5% higher annual returns compared to S&P 500

This article was first published on livemint. Why should I invest in Indian stock markets when I can also invest in USA stock markets? Indian stock market capitalization is expected to grow at a 10% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) in...


Investing in stocks needs deep understanding of markets

This article was first published on livemint. I am interested to invest in Indian equities. Should I directly buy stocks or opt for mutual funds? Investing in equity markets is rewarding in the long term. Indian equity markets had a phenomenal run in...

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3 Golden Investing Rules For First Time Jobbers

A huge car, a luxurious home, lavish holidays and a cushy retirement — can you imagine a better life for yourself? All this means you should either have a very large income or a very good plan to meet all these goals,...

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Changing Your Story with the Breakup Fund

That bitter moment has come when you have to accept the truth. Things have changed. The initial bliss of moving in with your boyfriend is now replaced by two strangers silently living a bad decision. Walking away is the only...

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Amount received as gift by any blood relative living in US is not taxable in India

This article was first published on livemint. I am a US resident and gifted money to my parents in India. They invested that in mutual funds in their name. Are there any tax implications for me? Any amount received as a...

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NRIs can continue to invest in PPF

This article was first published on livemint. I had invested ₹10 lakh in Public Provident Fund (PPF) before leaving India. I have heard that PPF is not available anymore for NRIs. How would it impact me? What should I do now...

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How should investors approach volatile markets in 2020?

In general, fear and uncertainty are at an all-time high. The India VIX or volatility index is at its highest point in a decade. This is a critical phase that is likely to have a huge impact on wealth creation for equity investors. This is why most investors, especially those investing in equity mutual funds would be asking themselves, “what should we do now?”

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My asset allocation has become skewed during this market fall. What should I do?

Investors now need to make informed decisions to bring their asset allocation back in alignment to their long term and short-term objectives.