Don’t look at Returns of NPS (Equity Scheme E) in isolation. Here’s Why?

Many NPS subscribers make the mistake of looking at just the Equity Returns of NPS and trying to make an assessment of whether NPS is giving good returns or not. But only considering returns Equity Funds (Scheme E) of NPS…

Nifty P/E Ratio & Returns: Detailed Analysis of 20-years (1999-2019) Updated

Like previous years, I have once again revised the Nifty PE-Ratio & Return analysis to include fresh data (up to December 2018). Now, this analysis has data spanning from early-1999 to late-2018, i.e. full 20 years. This analysis uses one…

How changes in Index Constituents impact Index PE Ratios and PE Based Investing?

I was working on a more comprehensive P/E Ratio analysis of Nifty and Sensex when I thought about bringing this important point to everyone’s notice. In December 2015, Sensex underwent few small changes. Two companies in the 30-share index were…

Case Study – Do You Have Surplus Money To Put Aside for 5+ Years? Then You Should Read This

Note – This is a guest post by Ajay who sometime back, shared his experiences with Mutual Fund investing in the post titled HowI Created a Corpus of Rs 3.7 Crores in 10 Years and its second part.Go and ask any…

Case Study – Combining HDFC Top 200 & Recurring Deposit – Part 2 (Reader’s Reactions)

The Case Study post where I tested the following scenario (hypothesis) generated quite a lot of discussion.Investing regularly (Rs X) & periodically making lumpsum investments* when markets are down, will fetch higher returns than regularly investing double the regular amount…

Proof (Using 24+ Years Data) that Market Timing May Not Be Worth the Effort…Atleast for Us

I know people who have an uncanny knack of making correct calls (with almost perfect timings) in markets. And surprisingly, they are right more often than they are wrong. This surprises me as almost all wise investors are of view…