There are an increasing number of fund houses where the fund manager invests in the fund that they manage. How you should look at this phenomenon?
Some fund managers opt for bottom up stock picking, while some prefer top down approach.
While dividend option on debt fund works for those looking for regular income, all other investors should invest in growth option.
The number of new NFOs has dropped because the markets regulator has cracked down on mutual funds asking them not to launch funds similar to what they already have in their portfolio.
Tough to put a timeline for new highs on Nifty but right now market is breathing a sigh of relief from the fact that US Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged, says Lalit Nambiar, Fund Manager and Head of Research at UTI MF.
Though guarantee is a sought after factor for many investors, it still makes not to go for it.
While considering investment avenues for short term goals lot many traditional instruments pop up.
Benefit of diversification goes down if there are too many stocks in a portfolio.
Not being able to invest is not necessarily a negative point because the investor can actually be saved from the situation of having to suffer a loss by this move.
Based on the amount that has been invested by investors, they will get the units depending on the NAV which ultimately ensures that they are getting a stake in the investment for every rupee that they put in.
Banks are seen selling mutual fund schemes of their own subsidiary. What you should be looking at before signing above the dotted line.
Every market cycle brings about some lessons and some takeaways for fund managers. However, since 2008, market hasn‘t gone up in a smooth fashion. Watch eminent fund managers discuss how they are managing their funds and how are they facing these challenges.
Mutual fund SIP is GOOD EMI which will help you achieve your future goals, like buying a home, in a shorter span of time and reduce the total interest outflow.
One must understand the good performance in detail. If such a good performance is not consistent, then there can be trouble.
ETF space is increasing in terms of the number of choices for the investor and hence there should be some focus on this space to actually understand as to what is happening.
The aim here is to remind fund management teams in the industry that they have a fiduciary responsibility towards investors and their conviction is best judged when they invest in their own funds.
Gold funds are a better option to invest in gold. They offer ease of transaction and liquidity to investor.
Some mutual fund houses alter the minimum investment amount. Investors need to keep a track of such changes.
Mutual funds offer you multiple opportunities to create wealth for yourself. Here are some tips that can make your investment journey smarter.
Why not consider pausing your SIP in equity mutual fund, when the markets are quoting at frothy valuations.
Each of these options has its own set of advantages. One should look at post tax rate of return and ease of access before taking a call.
The GST bill, if it is cleared by the Parliament, should be seen as more of a statement from the government that it is focussing on regulatory reforms too, said Lalit Nambiar of UTI Mutual Fund.
Balanced funds invests in a mix of stocks and bonds in the ratio of approximately 3:1
Though some exchange traded funds mimic popular stock indices, they are not the same.
Identify your financial goals, risk profile and asset allocation. Mutual funds can just take you there.