Dynamic Asset Allocation and the Role of Asset Classes

  • Anup Bansal
  • Jun 8 2013
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 58 seconds

A regular and fixed monthly investment over the period January 2008 - December 2012 in a well-known debt fund would have given a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 8.43%. If the same amount was split between the debt fund and the NIFTY index through an ETF in a 50:50 split, the CAGR would increase to 9.05%. But if certain adjustments are made in the proportion depending upon the market conditions, the CAGR can be enhanced to 9.55%. For example, when market valuation is comparatively lower then...


Did I miss the bus?

  • Anup Bansal
  • May 23 2019
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 3 seconds

The election uncertainty is over and like many news channels are saying, "The People of India have spoken". Hopefully, the rabble-rousing, the mud-slinging, the pot-shots and the name calling will subside and we will all get back to business at-hand.India has a vibrant democracy where the sheer size of the electorate - more than 850 million eligible voters - is mind-numbing. When ~70% people vote, the number of votes we are talking about is more than 550 million. To put things in perspective, the...


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