Learning Center | Basics of investing and personal finance
Investing Basics
Debt in retirement: to pay off or pay on?
Nothing is better than a debt-free retirement life. But how far should you go to achieve that ideal? Here are some guidelines to help you decide
How liquid funds returns compare with fixed deposit interest
Liquid funds are an ideal alternative to fixed deposits given that they invest in low-risk debt and money market securities
Bank locker theft: Who is liable?
Safe deposit lockers too can be burgled and the bank is not always liable for your loss. Should you look for alternatives to protect your valuables?
Sectoral risk and reward
Investing in diversified equity funds with a good track record can solve the problem of sectoral diversification
Hold your child's hand while they invest!
Teach your child the ropes of investing while they are young for them to grow wise about money and its implications
The difference between 'investment' and 'savings'
Once we pay off our expenses from our income, what's left is what we typically call savings
You have to complete the KYC process before investing in a mutual fund
KYC norms are mandated by the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), to track the legality of funds used for investments
Using ValueResearchOnline
How to avoid excessive exposure to a stock
Use the Who Owns What tool to know if your fund already owns the stock you want to buy
8 questions to ask before you buy a stock
The Stock Snapshot page on this website allows you to do adequate research on a company before you invest in it
How to determine the financial health of your stocks
Want to know the chances of your portfolio companies going bankrupt? Or if they are dressing up their books? Check out our Essential Checks
Valuation metrics at your fingertips!
A quick look at the most useful ratios to evaluate stocks and how conveniently you can get them on our stock pages
A great tool to analyse the stocks you own
Comparing and studying the stocks in your portfolio is now just a click away with this new feature in our Stock Selector tool
Managing your investment portfolio was never this easy
Import your fund and stock transactions from Excel or PDF into the Portfolio Manager on our website in a few simple steps
Track market with our market monitor tool
The market monitor tool helps you to keep track of how various stock indices and their constituents performed over time