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.
Many investors compare the direct plan returns with normal plan returns.
It is time to be calm and do not reconsider your decision to invest in equity funds. Stay focused on your long term goals.
How the PPF and ELSS score on various parameters. Here is how you can take an informed decision.
In bad times, erosion in the value actually plays on the mind of the investor and too much monitoring increases the pressure to take some action.
Growth gap between India and the rest of the world is expanding and that is why foreign investments will continue to rise, says Prashant Jain of HDFC MF, who believes Indian markets are under-valued.
Investors have taken comfort from the government's focus on inflation. The long-term yields have come off, said Amandeep Chopra of UTI MF, adding that the theme has to be sustained for a longer time.
There are minor and major issues faced by investors in mutual funds. This is how one can deal with them.
The choice within the banking space is huge and hence here is a look at what one can expect.
Given the debt servicing troubles of leveraged companies, it is better to keep a track of your portfolio.
Credit opportunities funds offer investors a vehicle to play rating upgrade theme in a recovering economy.
The investor is getting short changed if sweet deals actually take place between mutual funds and issuers of debt.
Mutual funds can help you save for your retired life.
Kulkarni also spoke of the fourth quarter earnings, saying they have mostly been in-line with expectations especially for the auto and cement sectors.
Mutual funds offer you expert hands to invest in stocks and other asset classes. This improves risk adjusted returns.
While dividends work for those looking for regular income, growth option helps wealth creation.
If you can follow these tips, you can get higher returns for mutual fund investments.
A lot of emerging market currencies have rebounded due to weakening of the dollar in the last two months, and EMs may retrace due to global weakness, says Manish Gunwani, Deputy CIO-Equity at ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund.
Private sector banks and financial companies will also see growth, said Shreyas Devalkar, Fund Manager Equities, BNP Paribas MF.
Monthly income plan attempt to offer monthly income, but it is not guaranteed.
It is the time to take a serious look at the performance of the mutual fund and find out the reasons behind such an under performance.
Since the new tax regime will apply only post April 2017, there may not be much immediate implications on the market, says Harsha Upadhyaya, CIO-Equity at Kotal MF. In fact, there is a possibility more foreign funds might rush in in the intermediate, he adds.
Many investors look at point to point returns offered by the scheme and try to judge SIP returns offered by the scheme. This can be way off mark.