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What are Equity Shares? – Meaning, Types, Investment Strategies

Clarice Mendonsa

Even if you are not investing in the stock market, you must have come across the term equity shares or simply shares. But do you know exactly what are equity shares? What happens when you buy equity shares of a company? Do you become an owner in the company by buying equity shares? Do you… Continue reading What are Equity Shares? – Meaning, Types, Investment Strategies

What are Penny Stocks? Characteristics, Risks, and Advantages

Kinjal Parekh

As humans, we are attracted to things that are extremely cheap. So, it is no surprise that as investors, we are fascinated by cheap stocks, also known as Penny Stocks.  Penny stocks are extremely popular among retail investors as they trade at dirt-cheap prices. This allows them to buy a huge chunk of shares by… Continue reading What are Penny Stocks? Characteristics, Risks, and Advantages

What is ESG Investing and ESG Funds in India

Kinjal Parekh

Every investor analyses a company before buying its stock. We evaluate its risk and returns to ensure that we are investing in the best company. However, there are certain factors that can affect risks and return. But they are difficult to measure in monetary terms. These are referred to as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)… Continue reading What is ESG Investing and ESG Funds in India

What is Rights Issue of Shares in India – Types and Meaning

Kinjal Parekh

In this article: 1. What is Rights Issue? 2. Different types of Rights Issues 3. Understanding with an example – Reliance Industries Rights Issue 4. Rights Issue advantages and disadvantages 5. How to apply for Rights Issue in India? What will a company do if they need extra funds to expand their business? They can… Continue reading What is Rights Issue of Shares in India – Types and Meaning

What Are Mid Cap Stocks and How to Evaluate the Best Mid Cap Stock?

Clarice Mendonsa

Do you remember this picture from the movie 3 idiots? Rancho stood first in class and got an opportunity to sit besides the Dean. Whereas his friends Raju and Farhan, ranking 199th and 200th respectively had to stand in the last row. The students sitting in the front row are like large cap stocks. They… Continue reading What Are Mid Cap Stocks and How to Evaluate the Best Mid Cap Stock?

What is Short Selling? – Beginner’s Guide About Short Selling

Kinjal Parekh

Many people think that you can earn profits in the stock market only when the prices are rising. But what if I tell you that you can earn profits even when the market is falling? In the normal course of trading, a trader will buy the stocks first and sell later. This is known as… Continue reading What is Short Selling? – Beginner’s Guide About Short Selling

What are Small Cap Stocks and How to Evaluate the Best Small Cap Stocks?

Clarice Mendonsa

Small cap stocks are like the backbenchers in a class. The faculty has very little expectations from them. Their chances of becoming class topper are low. But not impossible. Similarly, small cap stocks are at the bottom of an investor’s buy list. They are considered to be risky bets as they belong to lesser known… Continue reading What are Small Cap Stocks and How to Evaluate the Best Small Cap Stocks?

What are Growth Stocks and How to Analyze the Best Growth Stocks?

Clarice Mendonsa

If you are wondering how to identify and pick the best growth stocks with strong fundamentals…then this article is for you. In this article you will learn: What is growth investing? What are growth stocks? Characteristics of a growth stock What should you look for before investing in growth stocks? Why should you invest in… Continue reading What are Growth Stocks and How to Analyze the Best Growth Stocks?

What are Large Cap Stocks? – Meaning & List of Best Large Cap Stocks

Clarice Mendonsa

What are Large Cap Stocks? SEBI defines large cap stocks as those listed companies which are ranked from 1 to 100 in the Indian stock exchanges based on market capitalisation. Large cap stocks generate stable revenues and earnings in the long term and hence they should be part of one’s investment portfolio. Some stocks from… Continue reading What are Large Cap Stocks? – Meaning & List of Best Large Cap Stocks

12 Types of Stocks You Must Know Before you Start Investing

Clarice Mendonsa

Stocks can be one of the most lucrative forms of investment if you know to handle the risks associated with it. Investors like Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and others have made billions by investing in the right type of stocks.  But, not all types of stocks are worth investing. Hence, investors should understand… Continue reading 12 Types of Stocks You Must Know Before you Start Investing

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