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Market Insights,

Budget 2020: Desperate Measures for Desperate Times

The biggest finanical debate for the average Indian - what should our annual budget contain? We look at Budget 2020 predictions and poll results in this article.
Kristal Advisors | Jan 24, 2020
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Kristal Insights,

Get Equity Exposure via NIFTY 50 and NIFTY Next 50

NIFTY 50 or National index Fifty is the flagship benchmark of India's National Stock Exchange (NSE). Learn how to broaden equity exposure via this index.
Trishya K | Jan 22, 2020
26 Views

IC Speaks,

They Are Not Even Pretending Anymore!

The Fed is considering opening the FICC Repo clearing facility to hedge funds. Yay or Nay? Thomas Meichl, Head of Advisory at Kristal.AI, tells us.
Thomas Meichl | Jan 21, 2020
32 Views

Kristal Insights,

India ETF Growth – A Historical Perspective

From the Nifty BeEs in 2002 to the Bharat Bond ETF in 2019, the ETF market in India has come a long way. Learn more about its history and future growth.
Kristal Advisors | Jan 20, 2020
34 Views

Kristal Insights,

India Embassy REIT – Easy and Liquid Way to Gain Exposure to Real Estate

The first India REIT, Embassy Office Parks REIT was launched in March '19. Since this new investing strategy is not used by many, our experts share their insights to help you invest better.
Sujit Sood | Jan 20, 2020
36 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 20th January 2020

From oil reaching a 5-week low, to markets rallying on the back of a fresh trade deal, here'e all the global updates you need to know from the week gone by.
Trishya K | Jan 19, 2020
117 Views

Kristal Insights,

How Our Balanced Portfolio Returned 24% Profits – Katalyst Kristal

Looking for a balanced portfolio for medium-risk investors? A strategy that has returned 24% in volatile markets? The Katalyst Kristal is your best bet.
Trishya K | Jan 17, 2020
1200 Views

Kristal Insights,

The New Investment Debate: Bharat Bond ETF vs. FDs/Debt funds

Bharat Bond ETF is the new kid in the Indian market. How does it fare against old-timers like fixed deposit and debt funds? Let our experts tell you!
Sujit Sood | Jan 15, 2020
1497 Views

Kristal Insights,

Gold as an Investment: Why it is the Ultimate Safeguard Against Crisis

Has the yellow metal caught your eye? Learn why gold as an investment is a safe bet in volatile times, and the different modes of investing in gold.
Arpita Mukherjee | Jan 14, 2020
51 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 13th January 2020

While major stocks faced the brunt of renewed Middle-East tensions, gold, too, had a volatile week as it feel from a seven-year high. Read on for details...
Trishya K | Jan 12, 2020
134 Views

IC Speaks,

2020 and Beyond – Thoughts About Markets and More…

The 'bull' has had a decade-long marathon. It's huffed and puffed at some stretches, and coasted along for some. What's in store for 2020? Learn more...
Thomas Meichl | Jan 09, 2020
227 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 6th January 2020

The first week of 2020 brought with it strong military action by the U.S., and the markets felt the wrath. Learn more with our first Kristal Weekly Feed.
Sujit Sood | Jan 05, 2020
204 Views

Kristal Insights,

Bharat Bond ETF – The Future of the Indian Corporate Bond Market

The ETF that got India to 'bond' ! Why should you invest in Bharat Bond ETF? What are the benefits of this new India ETF? Our experts take a look...
Asheesh Chanda | Dec 30, 2019
2430 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 30th December 2019

While US markets feel the joy of a Santa Claus rally, traders across the pond in the UK feel the pinch of an impending dip. More inside!
Trishya K | Dec 29, 2019
192 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 23rd December 2019

Christmas is in the air for the markets - S&P 500 and Hang Seng indices show growth, and U.K. stocks soar higher on the back of Brexit optimism. Read on for details...
Trishya K | Dec 22, 2019
217 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 16th December 2019

A ceasefire in the US-Sino trade war, Saudi Aramco's fast-track path to success, and big news from the UK FTSE! The global markets - at your fingertips.
Sujit Sood | Dec 15, 2019
228 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 9th December 2019

From data on China's forex reserves dipping in November, to confusion among U.S. businesses about the trade deal - major headlines from the week gone by!
Trishya K | Dec 08, 2019
191 Views

IC Speaks,

The CEO Roundtable: Wrapping Up 2019, and Predictions for 2020

A QandA with Kelvin Lee - CEO of Fundnel, and our own Asheesh Chanda on all that made news in 2019, with key takeaways and pointers for the upcoming year.
Kristal Advisors | Dec 06, 2019
1044 Views

Kristal Insights,

The Santa Claus Effect and Your Investments in 2020

In 2018, Santa gifted the market a lump of coal. As 2019 wraps up, we are looking at the trend this year and what it means for your investments in '20.
Sujit Sood | Dec 05, 2019
252 Views

Kristal Insights,

All Weather Kristals – Portfolios That Survive All Market Conditions

In shaky markets, Ray Dalio's all weather portfolio strategy can help you beat the money blues. Read on for Kristal's version of weather-proof investing!
Kristal Advisors | Dec 02, 2019
2088 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 2nd December 2019

In a hurry? Here’s a short summary of some major global headlines over the last week. Positives • Gold climbs […]
Sujit Sood | Dec 02, 2019
221 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 25th November 2019

In this edition of our market watch: US consumer sentiment is on the rise, while back in Hong Kong things are on the verge of dipping down. Read more...
Arpita Mukherjee | Nov 24, 2019
359 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 18th November 2019

Canada sees a rise in energy stocks, and Dow rises to a trading high. Back in Hong Kong, the protests seem to be pushing the economy into a slide. Read on!
Trishya K | Nov 17, 2019
356 Views

IC Speaks,

Kristal’s Asset Preservation Algorithm: An Introduction

Volatility has been the norm for much of this year, and in volatile times investors often start to worry about preserving the assets they have in hand. Here's how our algorithm can help...
Kristal Advisors | Nov 13, 2019
238 Views

IC Speaks,

At First Spike: What the Upsurge in Gold Price Means for Your Portfolio

The 7th of November saw a spike in gold investments. And we know you have questions. So, here's our Head of Advisory giving you deets on all that glitters..
Thomas Meichl | Nov 13, 2019
285 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 11th November 2019

From YES Bank's moment in the sun to the world's billionaire's being a tad less richer than they were a decade ago, the big headlines you just cannot miss!
Trishya K | Nov 10, 2019
288 Views

IC Speaks, Kristal Insights,

The Revolutionary Road: On What Can Fuel Fintech In the Next Decade

The fintech revolution - is it here, or did it miss the invite? As we move into 2020, opinions remain divided. Our CTO gives you his take on the topic; rife with anecdotes and personal experiences!
Vineeth N | Nov 06, 2019
588 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 4th November 2019

Last week brought us another Fed rate cut, and some smiles in the form of rising U.S. employment numbers. More details inside!
Kristal Advisors | Nov 03, 2019
347 Views

IC Speaks,

Q4 Market Update – Kristal Internal Committee

Volatility is here to stay for the foreseeable future amid continued uncertainty over economic and political issues. Our IC looks into the major market movements and gives you updates for Q4 '19.
Kristal Advisors | Nov 03, 2019
513 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 28th October 2019

SoftBank's bailout of WeWork caused its stocks to slide, while US indices and Bitcoin closed high. Read on for more about last week's major market moves!
Trishya K | Oct 27, 2019
276 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 21st October 2019

Swiss banks begin charging millionaires for their moolah even as the IMF re-commits to fighting economic slowdown and poverty. All the big market news, right here!
Arpita Mukherjee | Oct 20, 2019
450 Views

Kristal Insights,

All You Need To Know About Impact Investing and Its Future

Impact Investing is more than philanthropy. If you'd like your money to have a social footprint while earning good returns, here's how to do it...
Trishya K | Oct 17, 2019
508 Views

IC Speaks,

High Hopes on Tight Ropes…

There are few clear cut opportunities in todays markets given the headline risk on either side of the spectrum. It's a tightrope, but it's walk-able. More from our Head of Advisory in this piece.
Thomas Meichl | Oct 17, 2019
609 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 14th October 2019

From 'mini' trade deals and Dow going up, to speculations on India's housing loans and earnings reports from American banks - the news you need to know!
Trishya K | Oct 13, 2019
312 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 7th October 2019

October in the US begins on a mixed note: low unemployment rates clash bring joy, while sliding manufacturing adds to the spooky Halloween feeling. We bring you the major headlines!
Amorita Goel | Oct 06, 2019
375 Views

IC Speaks,

Investing in Shipbuilding: Should You Haul Wind, or Heave Down?

In this piece, we deep dive into Yangzijiang Shipping Ltd. and look past the short term headwinds this ship-building gem faces enabling investors to potentially achieve a very attractive rate of return.
Arun Pai | Oct 03, 2019
765 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Economic Calendar and Outlook – October 2019

A calendar of important economic dates and decisions to look out for in October 2019 from global banks and institutions, and our commentary on the same.
Kristal Advisors | Oct 01, 2019
520 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed I 30th September 2019

From the shadow repo-market, to the effect of Trump's impeachment inquiry on the indices and more...Global financial news at your fingertips!
Arpita Mukherjee | Sep 29, 2019
443 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 23rd September 2019

Indian markets celebrated as the government lowered corporate taxes; while in the U.S. the much-awaited Fed rate cut sent indices dipping. Read on for more!
Anamil Kochar | Sep 22, 2019
356 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 16th September 2019

From the 10-year Treasury bond doing well, to major indices closing just below all-time highs - here's the lowdown from markets across the globe as we prepare for the Fed rate cut!
Trishya K | Sep 15, 2019
399 Views

Kristal Insights,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 9th September 2019

From Costco's rising retail dominance to rising oil futures, and Hong Kong's credit woes - we look at the biggest financial news from the week gone by!
Trishya K | Sep 08, 2019
489 Views

Kristal Insights,

Will Trump’s Trade War Cause China’s New Black Monday?

Over the last year, the USA and China have been locked in an ever-escalating trade war. Is there a happy ending, or will it lead to another 'Black Monday'? Let's find out!
Sujit Sood | Sep 04, 2019
406 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 2nd September 2019

August ends on a sour note for the American stock market, even as hopes for a swift resolution to the trade war floats in the air. Read on for a quick update on the latest from the financial circles!
Arpita Mukherjee | Sep 01, 2019
407 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Economic Calendar and Outlook – September 2019

A calendar of important economic dates and decisions to look out for in September 2019.
Kristal Advisors | Sep 01, 2019
405 Views

Kristal Insights,

The September Effect – How Real Is It?

Every industry has its stories; for finance it is the trend known as the 'September Effect'. Hype or happenstance - we look at the nuances in this piece.
Sujit Sood | Aug 31, 2019
431 Views

IC Speaks,

Behind The Curve…

Despite a 25bps rate cut recently, the markets are clamouring for more. The Fed has been accused of being 'behind the curve'. So, what lies ahead? Let's take a look.
Thomas Meichl | Aug 31, 2019
330 Views

IC Speaks,

The High Flux Story of Hyflux (And the Lessons From the Deep)

When a homegrown success story goes south, everyone wonders why. Here's looking at Singapore's golden-goose-turned-goof up 'Hyflux', and what we can learn from it.
Arun Pai | Aug 30, 2019
776 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 26th August 2019

This week on Kristal Weekly Feed - while Taiwan reaps profits from the ensuing U.S.-China trade war, Trump raises tariffs on China, causes Dow to drop 600 points, and more.
Trishya K | Aug 25, 2019
420 Views

Kristal Weekly Feed,

Kristal Weekly Feed | 19th August, 2019

This week on Kristal Weekly Feed - while US Retail Sales rise in July, Argentina Credit Rating gets cut after populist opposition wins the election, and more.
Anamil Kochar | Aug 18, 2019
381 Views

Kristal Insights,

Your Next Investment Strategy Comes Straight Out Of Your Kitchen Tap!

Slow the flow, dear investor! In the coming decade, and the years hereafter, investing in water and other renewable energy sources will be a big thing. How can you get in on this clean energy bandwagon? We give you details!
Trishya K | Aug 16, 2019
700 Views
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