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Karvy Financial Academy-Beginner

Why Should One Invest

Investment is important to accomplish one’s financial goals and protect from unforeseen expenses that may arise. It is the process wherein saved income of an individual or group of individuals is put into use in a manner ensuring generation of further income.

Basics of Stock Market

A basic understanding of the the stock market and its functioning, trading/investment tools, various trading segments and their features, will help take investors/traders prudent investment/trading decisions.


An IPO is a mechanism of offer for sale of fresh issue of securities or existing issues or both by an unlisted company made for the first time to the public either through book building or through normal issue, in the primary market.

Mutual Fund

Mutual Fund is an investment opportunity where Asset Management Companies (AMC) raise fund from the public and the amount so raised are invested across asset classes in accordance with stated objectives in offer documents.


Equity is one step to investment in stocks, Derivatives is a step forward. Understanding the basics will help you take the first step towards it.

Regulatory Bodies

The five main regulatory bodies that regulate the financial markets in India. Their importance and functions explained for a better understanding.

Investors and Traders

Invest in stock markets based on your investment needs. Investors invest for long-term and traders look to book profits within short period of time.

Trading Concepts

Wondering how to read stocks, how an order is placed. Get the answers to your questions. Read on to know more.

Tax Saving Investment Options

More often than not, investors invest in a haphazard manner in order to save tax and end up not serving the actual objective. Tax planning should always be done meticulously to not only minimize tax burden but also maximize return.

India VIX and its significance

India VIX is a volatility index which measures market expectations of near term volatility. It indicates the investor's perceptions of the market volatility in near term. Higher the India VIX values, higher the expected volatility and vice-versa.