Portfolio Update April 2016

Booked significant gain in a stock in the portfolio due to massive run-up. Not that the stock was expensive but a 70% up-move in a very short span of time is quite significant and its wise to take the profit off the table. We made around 40% return on that stock in 6 months time.

Cash Position increased to almost 25% of the portfolio as there has been around 1200 points up-move in Nifty from budget day low.

Please check the updated portfolio for further details:

Model Portfolio Performance Review - 2016

On 21st March 2016, model portfolio completed its 3rd year of existence. Though last year was quite challenging for few stocks due to global commodities melt down, 2017 is expected to be quite good in terms of portfolio performance as the stocks in the model portfolio has deep value and are backed by hard assets on ground.


The detailed performance review of the portfolio at market value as on 21st March 2016 is given below:

Post Office Small Savings Rates - Ready Reckoner

Post Office Savings Schemes in IndiaGovt of India has decided to review small saving schemes rates at Post Office on a quarterly basis instead of revising the rates once in a year. 

For the quarter effective 1st April 2016 to 30 June 2016, the rates have been reduced by 0.4% to 1.3% depending on the saving scheme. You can download and print the post office rates in India ready reckoner pdf from the following link:

Life is just an employer - Why ask less?

Jessie Belle Rittenhouse in his very inspirational poem "My Wage" termed Life as a generous employer from whom you can get whatever you ask for. If you ask for penny you will get penny and if you ask billion you will get billion. Life gives you exactly what you ask for. The poem also got featured in the very famous book "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill. 

Trading Idea: Sell Nifty 6300 put

After a long while trading idea section is being restarted. Will try to publish one trading idea per month going forward. 

For the month of March 2016, one can sell Nifty 6300 put 1 lot (75) at Rs.15 thereby generating decent return on investment. Since 6300 is a very strong support area, it is highly unlikely that Nifty would close below that level in March series. Implied volatility at 6300 strike is quite high due to budget round the corner.

Total Return from the trade:

Considering one is able to sell the March PUT option of Nifty 6300 strike price at current market premium of Rs. 15 he/she can generate following return from this trade:



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