Meet Abhishek Datta

Abhishek offers a simple, uncomplicated approach focused entirely on helping his clients achieve their financial goals. He manages investment portfolios, assesses and manages risk and optimizes returns.

Abhishek Datta

About Abhishek

For over 13 years, Abhishek has been offering sound financial advice as a Wealth Manager and Financial Planner to a diverse clientele.

Abhishek has lived and worked in Dubai since 2010. He now serves as a Financial Advisor with Continental Financial Services. For over 13 years, he has been offering sound financial advice as a Wealth Manager and Financial Planner to a diverse clientele of executives and business owners alike.

Abhishek has qualified to be a part of the prestigious MDRT for three consecutive years now. At MDRT 2018-19, he had the honor of being a part of the exclusive Court of the Table, and then the further exclusive Top of the Table at the 2019-20 conference.

Abhishek continues to satisfy his clients, providing support, information, and the right financial advice to help make their financial goals a reality.

Finance is not merely about making money. It's about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It's about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society.

Robert J. Shiller

ABHISHEK'S APPROACH

ABHISHEK'S BLOG

6 Things Your Financial Advisor Helps You to See Differently

  • 02. 05. 21

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6 Tips From Financial Advisors That Help You See Differently

Thanks to the explosion of information on the internet, we all know about the various financial products and the importance of a sound investment plan. But can we build a tangible plan by just accessing the information? No. We need a guide or a coach who will help us to design the plan, implement it and help us to understand where we are going wrong.  Similarly, a coach for your finances is a Financial Advisor in Dubai.
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Can I buy life insurance as an investment?

  • 23. 04. 21

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Let’s be clear, LIFE INSURANCE is not an Investment!

As a financial advisor based in Dubai, I fully believe that Life Insurance is a particularly important component of anyone’s Financial Plan, however it is not an investment product, and should never be considered one. When you buy Life Insurance, you are purchasing protection for your family against unforeseen incidents that can adversely impact their financial well-being. Thus, life insurance is a risk mitigation strategy for the financial uncertainty of your family and your assets. Henc..

How to Invest in Stock Market – For Beginners

  • 13. 04. 21

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How to Invest in the Stock Market - For Beginners

If there is any positive outcome of the pandemic, it is awareness about investing - specifically equity investing. Thanks to the market rally post-March 2020, easy access to online trading, and democratized stock research, people are jumping into equity markets like never before.  Even the highly risk averse retail investors have warmed up to the idea of direct equity investing. That said, stock market is not a bed of roses. Whether to gain exposure to equities directly or through mutual funds is an eternal debate. I cannot deny t..

Stock of the Month – Advanced Micro Devices or AMD

  • 29. 03. 21

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This is a first blog in my series on 'Stock of the Month' While this is not an endorsement, it is a stock that stands out in my opinion and every month I will be writing about one company, it's outlook and focus on what makes the stock stand out from it's peers. This Month, I wanted to focus on a company, that is led by Dr. Lisa Su, who has transformed AMD from a chipmaker that was always a step behind Intel, to one that outpaces its peers in Product Development and has grown leaps and bounds in the last c..

Everything You Need To Know About Investing In Gold

  • 16. 03. 21

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Gold is considered as an integral part of one’s portfolio since ages. As an asset, there is a prestige factor attached to owning gold. However, I am not sure the yellow metal is worth the euphoria around it. Even veteran investor, George Soros has something to say on these lines. He stated that gold is a bubble asset, wherein the prices go up due to speculation. In contrast to oil, real estate or equities, gold has little fundamental value to justify its price. In early August, 2020, gold touched a record high of $2,061.5 amid fears of economic uncertainty induced by the COVID-19 pandemi..

7 Ways Women Can Secure their Finances in 2021

  • 08. 03. 21

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Before you start reading, let me guess what’s on your mind right now Relationships…family….kids…career…health…holiday.. Covid-19 !? I am sure that these things occupy your mind most of the times, though not necessarily in the same order. Let me now ask, “How often do you think of your finances during the day? As a woman you wear many hats and have a lot on your plate already. I know you do, because as a son of a working mother, I have seen my mother juggle different responsibilities and she made it look easy…well most of the time at least. But have you thought..

Step by Step Guide to Retirement Planning in UAE

  • 25. 02. 21

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Guide to Retirement Planning in UAE

It’s never too late to plan for your Retirement!

 “Retirement is not the end of a road, it is the beginning of an open highway.” Retirement is a blissful stage of life for which you have been working for decades-no professional worries, no deadlines, no reporting hours, no bosses, few commitments and little need to work for money. It’s spending the rest of your lives doing what makes you happy and content. But the reality is that more and more people, are working into their late 60s and 70s, becau..

For Love or (of) Money

  • 14. 02. 21

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Relationships are hard. Money is hard. And when you mix the two, it can be quite a volatile combination. This is especially true of couples. Getting the financial aspects right, can go a long way in ensuring a healthy relationship. Money is definitely not the most important thing in a relationship. However, it has the power to make or break close ties too. We all have heard instances of severe acrimonious disputes between family members and couples. Issues like these can be damaging to not only the couple, but to children and others around them. Being incredibly open and comfortable a..

How you can prevent your successive generations from squandering the wealth you have created

  • 11. 02. 21

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Wealth is not just about the money or the assets you make throughout your lifetime, but it is a legacy created out of your sweat and blood. It is something you would want your progeny to honor and value. However, maintaining wealth across generations comes is rather challenging. Research has revealed that 70% of families see the depletion of their assets by the second generation. At the same time, 90% lose it by the third generation. Let us first try to understand why it is challenging to keep multi-generational wealth. The first ..

Prospects of ESG Investing in 2021

  • 17. 01. 21

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With rising awareness about environmental issues and corporate governance, investors are embracing a unique way of investing known as ESG Investing. Here, ESG stands for Environment, Social, and Corporate Governance. This is a movement where investors, individuals and institutions primarily invest in stocks that not only deliver a handsome financial gain, but also generates a positive social and measurable environmental impact – the best of both worlds. ESG investing considers variables or factors that are beyond the financials. Accountable investors assess comp..