Will 2021 see a Santa Claus Rally?

December 15, 2021

A Santa Claus rally is a seasonal phenomenon that involves a rise in stock prices during the last 5 trading days in December and the first 2 trading days in the following January.

Since 1950, the S&P 500 has gained an average of 1.3% during Santa Claus rally periods. We tested this hypothesis on the Indian and other prominent equity markets.

To know the effect of this phenomenon on Indian markets and much more, please read through our report.

Muhurat Trading and Dhanteras

November 2, 2021

Dhanteras is the first day of Diwali. This day is considered extremely auspicious for the people who want to buy gold and silver.

As Diwali marks the beginning of the New Year or ‘Samvat’ (according to the Hindu calendar and we are currently in year 2077), it is believed that muhurat trading brings wealth and prosperity throughout the year. The auspicious muhurat trading session is held every year on the occasion of Diwali, for an hour. Muhurat trading session is on November 4, 2021, from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM.

If you are interested in muhurat trading, our report will give you some facts about market behaviour and overall past returns for this type of trade.

Gold is also a popular investment during this time which we have also detailed in the report.

We wish you a joyful and prosperous Diwali. Happy trading and see you in Samvat 2078!

Bitcoin ETF as a New Investment Asset

October 30, 2021

You might be a crypto fan and confused about ETFs or you might be a finance expert and confused about how bitcoin fits into the world of ETFs… But it has happened. Bitcoin ETF trading began on October 19, 2021 on the New York Stock Exchange.

These are exciting times and a huge milestone for cryptocurrencies. To understand more about what Bitcoin ETFs are and how they relate to standard ETFs, check out our explainer.

Nifty 50 – Days and Date Analysis

August 11, 2021

Is there a particular day of the week that NIFTY gives better than average returns? Ever wondered what is the best date for your SIP or SWP? Drivers for market’s highs and lows can be many, however some days have proven to be more reliable than others in the past.
The disclaimer remains that past performance is not a guarantee of performance in the future… but here is an analysis of which days of the week has Nifty performed better or which SIP dates have worked well in the past.

Knowledge Series: Yield Curve

June 30, 2021

We keep hearing economists, financial analysts and our fund managers talk about yield curves while giving an insight on the economy or strategies being used by them. The idea of this knowledge series is give us an understanding of yield curves, their movements and its significance.

Industry Wise AAUM Analysis

April 8, 2021

With a plethora of challenges like the pandemic, worried investor sentiments and tougher regulations from SEBI, the Mutual Fund Industry showed the will and perseverance to grow.

Shifting a major chunk of the investors to online portals in limited time and making sure that their investments were made on time, were some of the remarkable work done during lockdown.

Now its time for them to look back at the challenges they faced and the AUM they generated!

Knowledge Series: October Surprise

October 6, 2020

This year has already been an exceptional year for surprises from COVID and Lockdowns to crashing economies, and now we have the US Elections. 

The run up to the elections have already started with news of Trump’s COVID results coming positive. What more do we have in store for the “October Surprise” in the much anticipated US Elections of 2020?

Here is a look at the US Equity markets over the last 30 years in the month of October, in an Election Year versus a Non- Election Year.