Posts tagged ‘Investment Risk’

November 11, 2011

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades Indian Banking Sector Contrary to Moody’s Downgrades

The downgrade of Indian banking sector from stable to negative by Moody’s shaken the Indian equity market and as result of this downgrade the Indian banking sector stocks faced huge selling pressure and the prices of the stocks of almost every bank fell.

Contrary to the Moody’s downgrade, it’s competitor in rating market today the leading rating company Standards & Poor’s has upgraded the Indian banking sector on the basis of strict and stringent domestic banking regulations and proper enforcement by the Reserve Bank of India.

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October 12, 2011

Tough Time for Indian Stock Market in 2011

Indian stocks market has been witnessing huge ups and downs since last few weeks. Initially market fell sharply then it recovered steeply. Both situations are contradictory to each as there has been nothing special that has changed in the economy. This has made life of an ordinary investor very difficult. For anybody to know the direction of the market is a question of huge importance.

Indian stock market in tandem with other global stock markets has become so choppy that following a strategy of not investing at all seems to be the right strategy. These regular swings in stock prices are robbing ordinary investors. They are losing their hard earned money for no faults of theirs.

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September 24, 2011

Risk and Return Tradeoff in Context of Mutual Funds

Like all the other investment avenues, mutual funds too have investment risk. It is very important to maintain risk and return tradeoff when investing into mutual funds and calculating the returns. It is true that the risks on investments into the mutual funds are lower than the investment into the stocks directly. Because of this reason many investors tend to ignore the risk component while calculating the effective returns from the mutual funds.

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September 24, 2011

Pros and Cons of Mutual Fund Investments

Every investment decision has some pros and cons. And in any case it is not possible to avoid all the cons and have all the pros alone. Both the pros and cons travel together. So it becomes important to balance those pros and cons so that you are able to benefit most out the opportunities available to you.

When you are planning to invest a small sum of money, it is always difficult to decide to which financial instrument to invest as different instruments offer benefits and very few are good enough to get the maximum out of the money.

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