Mindset to invest in equity Want to make a quick buck? – Equity may not be the right place
Confused…..Let us explain
A group of people had together decided to put money in a single stock based on some so-called ‘hot tips’. They were assured that the stock price will double in few months. What an incredible and an easy way to make quick buck, isn’t it?
We are witnessing a transition of investment from traditional assets to more financial assets. This trend has begun quite a long ago but the impetus has been more so in last few years on various steps on financial inclusion and awareness. There are still 126 lakh crores (June 30, 2019) lying in bank deposits which may find its way towards new avenues.
Margin Of Safety (MOS) can be defined as a principle of investing when the market price is significantly below the estimation of the intrinsic value. This difference allows an investment to be made with minimal downside risk. The term was popularized by Benjamin Graham (known as “the father of value investing”) and his followers, most notably Warren Buffett.