Rediff Money Portfolio

by Manshu on September 25, 2009

in Investments

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the Moneycontrol portfolio tool. Abhishek, who is a regular reader, and has interacted with me in the past, left a comment recommending the Rediff portfolio tool. So, I checked it out, and was not disappointed with what I saw.

It is easy to use and you can get started very quickly on it. It loads up fast, is divided into frames, which you can drag and drop, and is good for all the basic stuff you need in a portfolio tool.

Since I’ve been using Moneycontrol for a number of years now, I myself won’t switch over to this, but if you are just starting out, you can give it a try. It is free and won’t take more than 20 minutes to set up. Here are the steps you need to take:

Go to Rediff Money Portfolio and enter your email address. Next up, you will be asked to enter some personal information.

Portfolio 1

Enter your information and hit “Continue”. After you hit “Continue”, you will be asked to search for a stock or a mutual fund on the next screen. Input the name of a stock, and hit submit.

Portfolio 2

On the next screen, you will see search results and the option to add in: Quantity, Cost and Date. You can add these details and hit “Add”.

Portfolio 3

On the next screen, you see your holdings. It will look like this:

Portfolio 4

The pretty bar graph you see on the left is the market value of your portfolio and how it fared over the last week. It shows daily gains on the top left, which is usually something that a lot of people like to see.

The coolest thing about this portfolio is that it is divided in frames and you can drag and drop them to make it suit your need.

Try it out and let me know what you think. I’d also be interested to know which other free portfolio tools you use, and what are the cool features in them?

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Prabodh Padhye December 11, 2009 at 5:28 am

please notify me of daily quotes on bse of my scripts.

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Prabodh Padhye December 11, 2009 at 5:30 am

please notify me of daily quotes on bse of my holdings.

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Prabodh Padhye December 11, 2009 at 5:31 am

daily quotes of bse on my portfolio.

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Ramakrishna January 12, 2010 at 7:45 pm

notify me

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anush virnodkar January 22, 2010 at 9:03 am

hieeee………!!!!!!

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Manshu March 15, 2010 at 5:51 pm

Hi!!!

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Krishna March 11, 2010 at 4:17 am

In have been using Rediff Portfolio for 2 years. I find it very easy to use. Set-up is easy and intuitive. It has options for Stocks, Mutual Funds. It does not have an option to consolidate any NCDs or FDs. Overall its good. Another Good Free Portfolio tracker is HDFC Securities Tools section http://hdfcsec.com/MyAccount/UserLogin.aspx?Heading=Login

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Manshu March 11, 2010 at 5:19 pm

That’s good, but I guess only people with an HDFC account can use it…is that true?

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Krishna Amara April 21, 2010 at 11:08 pm

Yes HDFC Sec portfolio can be used by HDFC sec trading account holders

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rohan March 18, 2010 at 2:32 am

Radiff is cool.Useul.Intuitive.Best.

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Manshu March 18, 2010 at 6:48 am

Yeah, it is certainly a lot cleaner than Moneycontrol which I regularly use. Have you used anything other than Rediff?

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Chirag March 20, 2010 at 10:49 pm

Rediff is good. But I found “Smart Investor” from Business Standard also has a good portfolio tracker

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VIR April 6, 2010 at 7:29 am

go and make it

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Manshu April 9, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Make what Vir?

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Yogesh July 3, 2010 at 5:16 am

Send me your cont. numbers

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Manshu July 6, 2010 at 4:53 pm

What do you need that for?

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Jitin April 11, 2011 at 1:01 am

pls let me know how to add my ulip schemes in rediff money portfolio.

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Tax Savings October 7, 2011 at 3:19 pm

This is a wonderful tool from Rediff. Impersonal evaluation of one’s personal finances and constructive self questioning is essential to take hard steps in improving financial worth and optimize tax liability. After all the money you keep is more important than the money you make! Thank you Manshu for this indepth review.

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navinchandra hojwala December 1, 2011 at 11:17 pm

various indian companies of equity shares having face value of Rs.100/- per share ?

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Manshu December 3, 2011 at 2:15 am

I’m not sure what you are asking for – can you please explain what and why you need?

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ketki September 17, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Is rediff still the best portfolio tracking tool ? I am looking for a tool which will also track bonds…but can’t find in moneycontrol (live update).
I am considering money manager by ICICI. it links with your ICICI direct account and updates automatically. No manual entry. so far so good. but does not allow any manual updates.

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