In February 2024, Japan’s benchmark index reached an all-time high, marking a significant milestone after a prolonged interval of 34 years. The stock market in the Land of Rising Sun is in stark contrast to India’s in terms of reaching all-time highs (ATHs) – we witnessed multiple ATHs within a single year. Many investors worry […]
In this week’s edition of fintech and health, we look at the rise of corporate venture capital in India, ponder about the future about neobanks and then chuckle at the absurdity of the self optimization culture in health and the absurdity of biohacking fads.
You have created an excellent option strategy, and backtesting shows that it can be profitable. However, the strategy didn’t hold when you applied it in the real market. What could have gone wrong? Did you use the Last Traded Prices (LTP) in your backtest? Most option backtesting tools design trading strategies using the last traded […]
All is not well with China’s economy. Its problems come from the very strategies that brought it 40 years of growth. In our first post on China, we examine its addiction to investment-led growth.
After a long decline, fixedline connections are up. Aviation is still reeling from the pandemic. FDI is leaving the country, as is money under the LRS scheme. And more.
We are launching The Climate Conversations podcast series, in which we will have conversations with founders and other stakeholders about climate action in India.
Our focus on health at Rainmatter started because of the core team’s focus on living a healthy life. The result of this passion was endless questions about the quality of common food items we eat every day, like vegetables, fruits, dairy, grains, etc. So we started interacting with experts in the domain, such as doctors, […]
This week on Its the economy, stupid, lower CPI and WPI inflation, trade balance, and more.
Imagine finding yourself in a situation where you cannot manage your investments due to illness or accident. Suddenly, the need for cash arises, but you’re incapacitated, unable to initiate transactions. Even worse, your nominee, typically designated to handle such matters in your absence, finds themselves powerless. Thankfully, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) […]
“Investing is a problem that has been solved.” Dave Nadig, a veteran of the US ETF industry, said this on a podcast, and it has been stuck in my head ever since. I remembered this quote because I saw this poll on Twitter (Umm… X. What sort of name is that?). I’ve been thinking and […]
As soon as you get your first credit card or open a bank account, you start hearing people preach about credit scores. And, if you have chosen to be blissfully unaware, here’s a simple explanation. A credit score is a three-digit number between 300 and 900 that defines your creditworthiness; the lower levels reflect low, […]
Over the years, whenever we asked people what aspect of their personal finances they struggled with the most, the common answer was insurance. So we decided to do an Ask Me Anything session with Shrehith Karkera, co-founder of Ditto Insurance. We collected the most common answers from people with Shrehith answering them in detail.
Once upon a time, I used to publish a fintech newsletter. It was pretty good, if I may be vain enough to say so. Once upon a slightly later time, due to unspeakable and mostly embarrassing reasons, I let the newsletter fall by the wayside. But we’re starting it again. My colleagues have promised to […]
Let’s say you want to put up a lemonade stand at a college fest. The rent for this stand is 10,000. The cost of making a lemonade with lemon, syrup, soda, and ice is 25. You plan to sell it for 50 per glass. How many lemonades should you sell to make profits or break […]
I think I’m financephobic. I abhor finance. Maybe not the field itself, just how it feels. I know financial decisions are important. I still find them revolting. The problem is that I’ve somehow gotten myself a job at Zerodha. India’s largest stockbroker. And I have no idea what I’m doing. In this series, I’ll try fixing my financial life and share what I learn with you.
In this edition, we take a look at outcome of RBIs Monetary Policy Commitee Meeting, Consumer Confidence Survey and diflation in China.
The query has been answered by Anjali Malhotra, Partner- Regulatory, Nangia Andersen India. Individuals residing outside India, such as Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), or Foreign Nationals, have to take into consideration the requirements & conditions laid down by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) […]
If you have a portfolio of stocks, today there is no one place where you can get updates about all the events and developments that affect your investments. This is where the new Timeline and Stock Insight feature on Console, powered by Tijori comes in.
How well do you know the fund managers you invest with? Beyond the statistics and performance charts lies a deeper understanding that can help you make informed decisions: their core investment philosophies and personal beliefs. This is the heart of our Know Your Fund Manager series, where we delve into the minds of the individuals […]
Sensibull just got a whole lot better with a new FII/DII data page, open interest (OI) on charts, a new strategy builder and synthetic futures.
Simplified review of the interim budget.
You would have likely heard about it from someone or experienced it yourself: a medical emergency strikes, and you rush to the nearest hospital, only to discover your insurer’s network does not cover it. Dealing with upfront payments and waiting for reimbursements can be stressful. To ease the financial burden and speed up the claims […]
Whether you’re a seasoned trader or just starting out, understanding the taxation of trading income can make a significant difference in safeguarding your hard-earned capital. In this article, we’ll delve into the intricacies of income tax for traders, shedding light on how understanding the taxation of trading income can make a significant difference in safeguarding your hard-earned capital.
Can I stop paying insurance premiums if my savings match the coverage of my life and health policies? The purpose of life insurance is to make good the financial loss that a person would suffer if the earning member of the family passes away. We could bucket this financial loss into three major categories. Any […]
Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) are issued by the Government of India to raise money for green projects to reduce carbon emissions. You can now invest in SGrBs on Zerodha Kite.