Author: fundfocushub

  • Investing in SDGs: Shaping a Sustainable Future

    Investing in SDGs: Shaping a Sustainable Future

    The year is 2024, and the urgency of creating a sustainable future has never been clearer. Climate change, poverty, inequality – these are not distant threats, but pressing realities impacting every corner of the globe. In this critical context, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a roadmap, a set of 17 interconnected goals…

  • HFT Risk Management: India’s Fast Lane Strategies

    HFT Risk Management: India’s Fast Lane Strategies

    India’s financial landscape has witnessed a meteoric rise in high-frequency trading (HFT) in recent years. These lightning-fast algorithms dance across exchange floors, exploiting micro-second price discrepancies and churning out profits at breakneck speeds. However, with great speed comes great risk. The volatile nature of HFT necessitates robust risk management strategies to navigate the treacherous terrain…

  • India Impact: SRI Mutual Funds for Conscious Investors

    India Impact: SRI Mutual Funds for Conscious Investors

    India, with its vibrant democracy and growing economic clout, is also witnessing a surge in a new kind of investor – the conscious investor. These individuals are not just looking for financial returns, but also want to ensure their investments align with their values and contribute to a more sustainable future. This is where Socially…

  • Make in India: Manufacturing Melody, Room for Remix?

    Make in India: Manufacturing Melody, Room for Remix?

    Launched in 2014 with a flourish and a catchy jingle, the Make in India initiative aimed to transform India into a global manufacturing hub. Seven years later, the melody persists, but the tempo and volume deserve closer examination. Has India’s ambitious vision translated into a manufacturing crescendo, or are there discordant notes amidst the progress?…

  • Decoding India’s Dividend Tax: IDF Tax Insights

    Decoding India’s Dividend Tax: IDF Tax Insights

    For Indian investors seeking income-generating avenues, Income and Dividend Funds (IDFs) offer a compelling option. These funds primarily invest in stocks with a history of consistent dividend payouts, aiming to deliver regular income to investors. However, navigating the tax implications of dividends from these funds can be a bit tricky. Worry not, fellow investor, for…

  • India’s PPPs: Driving Infrastructure Growth

    India’s PPPs: Driving Infrastructure Growth

    India’s ambitious vision of becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2024 hinges on a robust and modern infrastructure. However, the sheer scale of the required investment, estimated at over $1 trillion annually, poses a significant challenge for the public sector alone. This is where Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) emerge as a game-changer, unlocking the potential of…

  • ETFs for Retirement Planning: Securing Your Golden Years

    ETFs for Retirement Planning: Securing Your Golden Years

    Retirement might seem like a distant horizon when you’re young and building your career. But the reality is, time flies, and the golden years sneak up faster than you think. To ensure a comfortable and worry-free retirement, early and strategic planning is crucial, especially in a dynamic economy like India. This is where Exchange Traded…

  • Sustainable Investing Insights: Industry Leaders’ Interviews

    Sustainable Investing Insights: Industry Leaders’ Interviews

    India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and it is also one of the most vulnerable to climate change. As a result, there is a growing interest in sustainable investing in India. Sustainable investing is an investment approach that considers environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in addition to financial factors. ESG…

  • Small-Cap Rollercoaster: Navigating Risks with Smart Strategies

    Small-Cap Rollercoaster: Navigating Risks with Smart Strategies

    The allure of small-cap stocks lies in their potential for explosive growth. These stocks, representing companies with a market capitalization of less than Rs. 500 crore, have often delivered significant returns to investors. However, the inherent volatility associated with small-cap stocks also makes them riskier investments compared to their large-cap counterparts. For those seeking to…

  • Empowering Indian Investors: Fostering Financial Literacy, Mutual Fund Awareness

    Empowering Indian Investors: Fostering Financial Literacy, Mutual Fund Awareness

    Introduction India is a rapidly developing economy with a growing middle class. This presents a great opportunity for the growth of the Indian mutual fund industry. However, there is a need for greater financial literacy and mutual fund awareness among Indian investors. What is financial literacy? Financial literacy is the ability to understand and manage…