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Arjun Parthasarathy

Arjun Parthasarathy

Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of www.investorsareidiots.com . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

May 12, 2014

Nifty at 7000: Will the election results support the Modi hope rally?

Equities could see a correction if the market chooses to take profits on election results coming out as predicted by exit polls

May 9, 2014

Markets at record high: This should be your investment strategy

I am not saying that at all points of time you should be overweight equities. There are times when you should be extremely underweight equities such as time before the 2007-08 market crisis. However the current period is not a time to be underweight equities as a lot of positives are visible for the market.

May 9, 2014

Rupee climbs to 60 against the dollar. But don’t credit Modi mania for that

Will the rupee sustain at 60 and attempt to strengthen further from this level to trade under 60? The answer does not lie in the outcome of India's general election results that is to be declared on 16 May. The answer lies in the behaviour of the US dollar, the euro and the Japanese yen.

May 6, 2014

It is advantage rupee as PIIGS are now really flying. Here’s why

The high liquidity in the Eurozone will filter out and search for yields across the globe

May 1, 2014

Want RBI to cut interest rates? Here’s what the next govt can do to make it happen

It will take time for the right government actions to take effect but once the process is started, interest rates will trend down

Apr 30, 2014

How the banking system lost Rs 6,00,000 cr because of high real estate prices

The real estate sector is largely dominated by the politician-builder nexus that predominantly deal in black money. Money goes out of the banking system to the real estate sector and stays there as black money.

Apr 21, 2014

5 reasons why the aam aadmi is not cheering the Sensex and Nifty rally

Data shows that retail investors have been consistently withdrawing from mutual fund equity schemes over the last one year even as the Sensex and Nifty have climbed 20 percent over the period.

Apr 16, 2014

Why RBI’s Raghuram Rajan should stop complaining about Fed policies

The only line of defence for countries like India is fundamentally strong fiscal and monetary policy

Apr 10, 2014

Election exuberance: Sensex at record highs? You ain’t seen anything yet

The sanity would emerge only after the new government presents the budget by end June or early July