Monkey Portfolio

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After a year, Monkey portfolios lose out to Nifty, Sensex
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After a year, Monkey portfolios lose out to Nifty, Sensex

Our two Monkey Portfolios failed to live up to their early promise. They ended up at the bottom of the pile as their luck ran out early. Here's why.

Monkey Index outdoes brokers but underperforms Sensex, Nifty
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Monkey Index outdoes brokers but underperforms Sensex, Nifty

The benchmark indices aka the Sensex and the Nifty have once again managed to outperform the monkeys and the brokers as they fell at a slower pace of 1.7-1.8 percent for the week ended 13 July.

Nifty, Sensex on top, but brokers, Monkeys gain too
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Nifty, Sensex on top, but brokers, Monkeys gain too

The two indices, Nifty and Sensex, have outperformed the indices and our Monkeys. But our Monkeys haven't given up hope.

Brokers kick Monkeys, but indices have outperformed all
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Brokers kick Monkeys, but indices have outperformed all

It's been a bad time for our Monkeys, and the broker portfolio has come out tops.

Monkey 2 gets its chance, but Nifty continues to lead
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Monkey 2 gets its chance, but Nifty continues to lead

Monkey 2 had a brief respite from its losses last week. The NIfty continues to be the best performer.

Monkeys join indices, brokers on the downward slide
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Monkeys join indices, brokers on the downward slide

Monkey 1 is not doing too badly, but Monkey 2 is sinking out of sight. This is what a bad market week can do to portfolios

Mauritius treaty trauma sends brokers, Monkeys tumbling
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Mauritius treaty trauma sends brokers, Monkeys tumbling

It's not been a good week for the markets - or our monkeys.

Monkey 1 rules, but brokers eke out a small victory
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Monkey 1 rules, but brokers eke out a small victory

For the period since all three portfolios were created (19 August 2011), it's Monkey 1 who still rules.

Monkey 1 climbs to the top while Monkey 2 cuts losses
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Monkey 1 climbs to the top while Monkey 2 cuts losses

Monkey 1's portfolio of stocks has outperformed both the indices and the broker portfolio at the end of 33 weeks.

Monkey 1 stays on top, Monkey 2 slips on banana peel
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Monkey 1 stays on top, Monkey 2 slips on banana peel

Monkey 1 continues to hold its own, but Monkey 2 is still claiming to be a victim of life's banana peels.

Brokers beat Monkeys, Sensex, but stay nervous on Budget 2012
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Brokers beat Monkeys, Sensex, but stay nervous on Budget 2012

Over the past 14 days, brokers and Monkeys had drawn up their wish-lists on what they expected from Budget.Now, they're worried that many of those wishes might remain unfulfilled if govt opts for a populist Budget.

Brokers bash Monkeys. Will they be the new market kings?
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Brokers bash Monkeys. Will they be the new market kings?

After stealing the limelight last week by presenting their wish-list for the Budget and besting the Monkeys, the brokers' portfolio - 10 stocks picked by leading investment experts - basked in the glow of another victory as it gained 0.4 percent for the week ended 2 March.

Brokers thrash Monkeys, offer their tips for Budget 2012
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Brokers thrash Monkeys, offer their tips for Budget 2012

Our Monkeys are not performing right now. Maybe they need a new dose of pick-me-ups from somewhere, especially the budget.

Resurgent Monkeys offer budget tips, boxing lessons to FM
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Resurgent Monkeys offer budget tips, boxing lessons to FM

Monkey 1 is back in mid-season form, lagging just a wee bit behind Nifty. However, they have lots of advice for the next budget.

Competition ahoy: Monkey 1, Sensex in neck-and-neck race
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Competition ahoy: Monkey 1, Sensex in neck-and-neck race

Our Monkeys are no longer a pushover for investment pros or even the Sensex and Nifty indices.

Monkeys vault to the top; Sensex, Nifty and brokers flop
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Monkeys vault to the top; Sensex, Nifty and brokers flop

Our Monkey Portfolios have bounced back - and how. Monkey 1 is just a whisker behind the Nifty, and Monkey 2 is back in the black.

Monkey 1 clambers ahead; Monkey 2  is out for count
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Monkey 1 clambers ahead; Monkey 2 is out for count

Our Monkeys are having divergent fortunes. One has fared better in the last two weeks, but both trail the indices and the experts overall.

Exclusive! Monkey 2 reveals its investment philosophy
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Exclusive! Monkey 2 reveals its investment philosophy

Firstpost brings you an exclusive interview with Monkey 2, the one who has often beaten the experts and the indices.

Monkey 2 leaps well ahead of Sensex, Nifty and experts
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Monkey 2 leaps well ahead of Sensex, Nifty and experts

Our Monkey Portfolio 2, a randomly picked 10-stock portfolio drawn from the BSE 500, is leaps ahead of the competition this week. Monkey 1 is licking his wounds, though.

Monkeys ahead of Sensex, Monkey 2 hits a purple patch
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Monkeys ahead of Sensex, Monkey 2 hits a purple patch

Our Second Monkey has continued to ride its luck and its performance is streets ahead of The Street for the third week in a row.