June 11th, 2021

Vital Signs S01E06 - How to stay (financially) fit without breaking sweat


John C. Bogle, the investment guru and founder of The Vanguard Group once said “Don’t look for the needle in the haystack, just buy the haystack!”.

In this last episode of the first Season of Vital Signs podcast series, Sathya and Sundar make the case for passive investing and the superior advantages that it offers to most ordinary investors. Specifically they look at the growth of Exchange Traded Funds in India and discuss the various factors that have led to their rise, as the Indian market becomes more efficient and discovery in individual equity opportunities gets harder due to the availability and ubiquity of information. Are ETFs really better than mutual funds? Why aren’t they marketed as well as mutual funds? How do you decide which ETFs will work for your taste and temperament? What economic factors do you take into account? Tune in and find out.