Don’t Invest in PMS just because You have Rs 25 lakh (or 50 lakh)

(Update - November 2019: PMS minimum investment size has been increased to Rs 50 lac by SEBI. Please read the following article in that light.) The minimum ticket size for PMS investments is Rs 25 lakhs. But that doesn’t mean…

Cost Inflation Index (CII): FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21) for LTCG Indexation Calculation (Updated)

The Cost Inflation Index (CII) for the Financial Year (FY 2019-20) and Accounting Year (AY 2020-21) is 289. For the previous FY 2018-19, CII was 280. The CII is used to notify the rate of inflation for indexation purpose in…

State of Indian Stock Markets – August 2019

This is the August 2019 update for the State of Indian Stock Markets. This update includes the historical analysis (since 1999, i.e. about 20+ years) and Heat Maps for the key ratios like P/E, P/BV ratios and Dividend Yield for Nifty50 and Nifty500. A new section on the last 12 month's index movements…

State of Indian Stock Markets – February 2019

This is the February 2018 update for the State of Indian Stock Markets and includes historical analysis and Heat Maps of Nifty50 as well as Nifty500‘s key ratios, namely P/E, P/BV ratios and Dividend Yield. Please remember that these numbers are averages of P/E, P/BV and Dividend Yield in each month. Neither Nifty50 heat maps nor Nifty500 heat maps show…

State of Indian Stock Markets – January 2019

This is the January 2018 update for the State of Indian Stock Markets and includes historical analysis and Heat Maps of Nifty50 as well as Nifty500‘s key ratios, namely P/E, P/BV ratios and Dividend Yield. Please remember that these numbers are averages of P/E, P/BV and Dividend Yield in each month. Neither Nifty50 heat maps nor Nifty500 heat maps show…