Curated reads for March 20, 2020
As the past few weeks have shown, the global narrative has significantly changed from a bull market with further scope to grow, to how much further the market will fall on account of the economic repercussions of COVID-19 and the oil price crash. Let’s take a detailed look at the events gone by. Read more
While all that business channels seem to flashing are 'Bear Markets' and 'Recession', it is refreshing and admirable to see clients who stay invested and top-up their investments during such events. With regard to the best time to invest, here's your answer Read more
The Volatility Index (VIX) measures the fluctuations expected in the underlying index over a period of 30 days. It is used by market participants to make investment decisions and is also known as the fear gauge since it helps in assessing the stress in the equity markets. With VIX hitting a decadal high, previously seen during instances such as the 2008 financial crisis, European debt crisis and the May 2014 general elections, it is worth recognizing and addressing behavioural issues which arise in such markets. Read through for more. Read more
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
In these times, when the market sentiment is at such a low, contrarian investing would mean displaying hope, faith and optimism. Here's a short, real-life story about how caring, in small ways, can make a big difference. Read more
DID YOU KNOW?
Coronavirus’s economic danger is exponentially greater than its health risks to the public. With gyms, malls and schools shuttered down, let’s take a look at the consequences of the pandemic. Read more