Learning Center | Basics of investing and personal finance
Investing Basics
How Debt Funds Work
Debt funds invest in fixed-income instruments like bonds, but that doesn't mean they are immune to ups and downs
How Equity Funds Work
You give money to a fund, which invests it in stocks. The gains or losses, whatever they may be, accrue to you. Equity funds are that simple
Low NAV doesn't mean Cheaper Fund
The net asset value of a fund makes no difference to its returns. Consider a fund for its performance, not its NAV
Savings for Retirement
Saving for retirement has a very long-term investment horizon and equity-based assets are an excellent choice
Understanding Investment Choices
There are a variety of investment options available, but they can be understood clearly only by looking at few individual qualities
Making Your Money Work
Just saving money isn't enough; you need to invest it wisely to ensure that inflation doesn't eat it away
Choosing Your First Fund
For first time investors, it's important to choose a fund that can provide reasonable returns with moderate risků
Using ValueResearchOnline
Find Your Fund's Exposure to a Stock
Use the Value Research Who Owns What tool to find out how much your fund has invested in a stock & avoid getting overexposed to it
Fund Returns between Specific Dates
Use the Point-to-Point Returns tool on this website to know key fund data over two specific dates
Everything about a Stock
Every stock has a dedicated stock page on this website that captures all that you need to know about it
Easy Way to Track your Transactions
Use the Transactions tab of our Portfolio Manager to keep track on your stock and fund transactions
Use the Stock Selector to Compare Stocks Intelligently
The Value Research Stock Selector enables investors to objectively compare a selection of stocks in great detail
Compare Funds before Investing
Use the Fund Compare tool to weed out the bad fund and identify the one that suits your needs to start investing
Use the Portfolio Manager to Analyse your Portfolio Succinctly
Use the Analysis tab of the Value Research Portfolio Manager for a quick analysis of your stocks/funds