If you are long term investors and worried about highly volatile markets you can invest in these mutual fund schemes.
Making investment decisions just based on the tax advantage has never been a good idea.
Long-term investors benefit hugely in midcaps. Overall, midcaps tend to go through high volatility but, at the end of the day who has remained a long-term investor has amassed considerable wealth.
It’s advisable to adopt the twin strategy of Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) and Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP) to meet financial goals.
Product awareness campaigns by market participants and sustained backing from the regulator would motivate more retail investors to embrace direct plans.
Bottomline, the policy statement has put a lid on to the markets ultra bearish imaginations and going forward global and domestic data points would be watched for by policymakers as also market participants.
GOI has decided to introduce a 10% tax on long term capital gains on equities and equity oriented mutual funds exceeding INR 1 lakh.
On CNBC-TV18's special show Mutual Fund Day, watch the interview of Sailesh Raj Bhan, Deputy CIO Reliance Mutual Fund and Harsh Roongta, Independent Financial Advisor where they shared financial planning tips for young professionals.
Looking at the average credit rating exposure of the industry, we observe that the exposure to ‘A and below’ rated securities saw a steady increase up till the end of 2015, when the Amtek Auto incident occurred.
The SWP enables investors to withdraw a specified amount regularly, thus addressing two shortcomings of the dividend option viz., quantum and timing.
All mutual fund schemes within a fund house will need to be appropriately distinct from each other in terms of strategy, asset allocation, etc.
Watch fund managers discuss about investing in mutual funds at the 4th Mint Mutual Fund Conclave.
A mutual fund can offer a simple and efficient way to invest for your life goals
The returns you actually earn from the debt scheme may or may not be similar to the Portfolio YTM
For regular returns, investors opt for fixed deposit, company deposit or small saving schemes. These suffer from disadvantages when it comes to taxation, falling interest rates & liquidity in case of some emergency.
Your SIP investment must go up as your income rises.
With low foreign ownership of securities and strong fundamentals Indian debt is preferred in the region.
Some moderation in the GDP growth in Q1 FY18 was expected. But the growth rate of 5.7% was a bit of a surprise.
These funds invest in highly liquid government instruments. You can invest even for a day and get your funds back the next business day
Total return index captures dividends and show true picture of fund manager’s performance.
SIP work irrespective of market sentiment. Marry the SIP with your financial goal and you are home.
Only a fund with a relatively smaller corpus size can be quickly repositioned; a large fund will have the baggage of existing portfolio which should not be disturbed.
Unlike other instruments like PPF, NSC and Long term deposits, an ELSS is a long-term wealth creator due to its consistent equity exposure.
The average SIP size is Rs 3,250 and the month-wise collection through SIPs is just under Rs 5,000 crore per month now. It shows investors are walking in the right direction.
Balanced, MIPs, Equity Savings and Dynamic Allocation are categorized as Hybrid funds