July Newsletter - 2020

  • Mitraz Financial
  • Jul 31 2020
Estimated reading time: 13 minutes 36 seconds

Financial News SEBI's new margin rules, effective from Sept 1, 2020 Margin required to buy stocks. Prior till Sept. 1st, there was no margin collection and reporting for cash market transactions. From Sept.1st, all clients will need to have VaR+ELM margins (VaR - Value at Risk, ELM – Extreme Loss Margin) for cash/stock transactions. Therefore to take intraday positions, the maximum leverage available will be 100 divided by the (VaR+ELM)*2. This would seriously reduce the volume of trades happening...



  • Varsha Gaikwad
  • Aug 19 2020
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 54 seconds

What does Financial Planning mean to you?Is it all to do with “Investments”?Is it about creating an unknown corpus of funds?Is it “Thinking about money all the time?”NO!!!It’s about your Financial FreedomPlanning for worst-case scenariosYour Life Goals & AspirationsIt is about YOU and Your Family’s Financial wellbeing NOW and in the future1. Financial Freedom is a REALITY!!! People typically consider this to be a Myth.Financial freedom can be defined as the freedom to follow your...


The Cost of Procrastination

  • Kanchana Sridhar
  • Aug 17 2020
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 42 seconds

The Cost of ProcrastinationWe may have something in common, it's a Saturday you are tired from the work you've done all week. You are just relaxing in your living room in front of your TV and you see a notification pop up saying you've missed paying your credit card bill & your heart begins to sink thinking about the added interest payment on it?You've experienced one of the costs of procrastination. Procrastination can cause missed deadlines, missed opportunities, and just plain missing out.Procrastination...


Know your Risk Profile in and with 20/20 - Happy New Year 2020!

  • Anup Bansal
  • Dec 31 2019
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 38 seconds

Another year is going by and we all are ready to welcome the New Year 2020. The start of the new decade will see Mitraz reaching and celebrating an important milestone – a decade long existence since 2010.The Year 2019 started with high expectations about market recovery which were further elevated after a bigger mandate for BJP in Lok Sabha Elections in May 2019. However, the euphoria was short-lived with budget dampeners, GDP falling to 4.5% during July – Sep quarter and high unemployment....


Trivialising the Investment Process

  • Anup Bansal
  • Nov 10 2018
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 20 seconds

Festivals bring friends and families together and get-togethers lead to discussions. One favorite topic of discussion is the current state of affairs of the Indian polity and the Nation. Recently, I had one such interesting discussion with a friend of mine. We both passionately debated what is wrong with the current situation - rising oil prices, tax burden, poor infrastructure, demonetization, corruption, inept politicians and insensitive administration. We had a good idea about the fixes and were...


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