These changes must be watched carefully to understand the impact on the portfolio.
Balanced fund as the name suggests is a combination of equity fund and debt fund in one single product.
A SIP consists of a process whereby an investor invests a fixed sum of money each month usually into a mutual fund.
About 94 percent of the companies are looking to raise funding in 2017, with venture capital backed companies aiming to raise a median of USD 12.5 million.
It is possible to get the net asset value of the previous day too in case of liquid funds if the money moves into the account of the mutual fund by 2 pm while this facility is not present for other funds.
STP is a useful tool to invest lumpsum money into equity fund over a period of time.
Debt funds are seen as a safer haven. However, if you know the investment objective of the fund, you can pick the right funds for your portfolio.
While mutual funds can help manage credit risk and reinvestment risks, investors must understand how individual mutual fund schemes function before committing their hard earned money
Debt funds are not risk-free investment vehicles. Understand the risk-reward associated with each scheme and invest only if it caters to your requirements.
When an investor is not able to take a call on the future course of interest rates, investing in Dynamic Bond Funds would be an ideal option.
Sridhar Sivaram, founder, Siva Cap says investors should park their funds in debt for the short-term.
Country's largest fund house HDFC Mutual Fund is planning to launch its second series named 'HDFC Debt Fund for Cancer Cure, 2014' which is a close-ended debt fund with lock-in period of three years.
Funds, which play around with underlying paper duration are more volatile but they are likely to give you higher returns but you are likely to lose.
Axis Mutual Fund, the fund house promoted by private sector lender Axis Bank, is hopeful of making profit this financial year, a top company official has said.
excitement to own a new car is so much that generally people tend to neglect all the hidden costs that come along with it, says Harshvardhan Roongta, Roongta Securities.
The steps taken by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had negative impact on the debt market; we have seen the 10-year government bond yield moving up from 7.60 percent to 8.05 percent, personal finance expert, Hemant Rustagi, Wiseinvest Advisors said.
Personal finance expert, Lovaii Navlakhi, International Money Matters said that debt funds are fairly complicated.
Hemant Kanoria, CMD, SREI Infrastructure told CNBC-TV18 the company has been careful in financing both road and power sector projects and is not facing the risk of loan default for any of these.
Infra player SREI Infrastructure has obtained registration certificate from market regulator securities and exchange board of India (SEBI) to launch infra debt fund.
Equity Funds delivered positive returns as markets rallied by over one percent in yesterday's session. Meanwhile Debt funds witnessed tumbling performance.
If your investment time horizon is only 3-5 years, it would be best to stick to recurring deposit in a bank or post office rather than investing in the stock market, advises Harshvardhan Roongta of Roongta Securities.
Global buyout fund KKR & Co LP is in early stage discussions to launch a debt fund to invest in India that could raise between USD 750 million to USD 1 billion, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
In the market pitfall, where the equities are delivering negative returns debt instrument have stood strong by providing stable returns. Among debt products, one instrument that has grab investors attention is â€˜Debt funds‘ by Mutual funds. Read this space to know about the different types of debt funds prevailing in the market.
Investors often get confused when it comes to decode the relationship between interest rates and fixed income instruments. As the movement of interest rates affects the performance of Debt portfolio it is important to understand the concept clearly. Read this space to know the link between the interest rates and fixed income investments.
LIC and IL&FS on Friday signed a pact to set up a debt fund with a corpus of USD 2 billion to finance infrastructure projects in Asia's third-largest economy.