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february 2021 newsletter

It was a volatile February but the India story still looks good

While the Sensex and the Nifty scaled new highs this month, rising bond yields led to some pullback. Rating agencies S&P and Nomura on the other hand projected impressive GDP growth for India so the long term story still looks quite good.

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The India of tomorrow – what does it look like? How does the Union Budget 2021 help? – A Scripbox analysis

A budget is an important event – It signals the direction in which the government is moving. It gives us an insight into their thinking. We take a look at this budget through the lens of “Does this budget help realize the India I want”.

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Budget Highlights 2021- Important Announcements And Key Takeaways

Our Hon’ble Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021-2022 in the Parliament on 1st February 2021 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The budget focuses on reviving the economy that is hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The budget’s...

January 2021 newsletter

January marks hopeful beginning to 2021 as vaccinations begin and Sensex touches new highs

The swearing-in of Biden and the stimulus package planned, Sensex hitting 50,000 and TCS becoming the second Indian company with a Rs12 trillion market cap were some of the highlights of the month.

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Some multi cap mutual funds are moving into the flexi cap category – How does this affect you as an investor?

In Sep 2020, SEBI had tweaked the investment mandate of Multi cap Funds. As per the circular from SEBI, multi-cap funds are required to invest at least 25% of their assets each in large, mid and small cap stocks.

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december 2020 newsletter

While it rained stimulus packages in December, wait and watch remains the rule

As stimulus packages were released globally and the world wonders about a new strain of the Coronavirus even as multiple vaccines become accessible, the year is ending with markets staying cautiously optimistic.

market commentary october 2020

October sees market volatility and multiple moves from SEBI

While market volatility continues, there was no drastic fall despite the IMF revising their predicted contraction of India’s FY ‘21 GDP from 4.5% to 10.3% from the June forecast of 4.5%.

september 2020 market-commentary

Volatility returns in earnest in September as markets struggle globally

The markets are turbulent, largely because of global factors. The uncertainty over the US stimulus, combined with the consistent commentary that the markets are not in sync with the economy, and a second wave of Covid cases, meant that investors are nervous about business growth.