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Warren Buffett: What are Investment Basics?

In our daily routine of looking at investments – Returns, Liquidity, Volatility, and Predictability matters. People might be wondering about this approach but there is nothing wrong with it, instead, those who successfully employed and get much of this right are better than 99% investors in the whole market. Due to our busy daily schedule, we only look at what investments are instead of looking at a deeper meaning of what they are.

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What is Mark-to-Market Risk in Debt Instruments?

A debt instrument is issued at a fixed coupon which varies on the market condition at the issue time and is paid on a regular basis until maturity. When there is a fall in interest rate, the debt securities value gains, resulting in mark-to-market gains. The opposite happens when the rate of interest goes up, the value of debt security go down, making mark-to-market loss.

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What are Gilt Funds?

Gilt Funds are those funds of debts that invest 80% of their investments in securities of government. For issuance of golden-edged certificates, these government securities or bonds can be used. The Gilt originated from the nickname of gilded edge certificates. As per SEBI norms, gilts funds must invest at least 80 per cent of their funds or assets in government securities.

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What is a Tracking Error?

Tracking error is a measure of financial performance out of many, to scale the performance of an investment versus its estimated benchmark set for a given time period.

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What is an Emergency Fund Ratio?

The emergency fund ratio is also known as liquidity ratio is a personal finance ratio to measure the capability of a household to meet expenses from the liquid assets ( i.e., easily converted into cash).