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Why is this debt category preferred for short-term goals?

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Why is this debt category preferred for short-term goals?

These ULIP mid-cap funds fetch up to 20% return through last 10 years. Do you own any of them?

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These ULIP mid-cap funds fetch up to 20% return through last 10 years. Do you own any of them?

Like mutual fund schemes, ULIP mid-cap funds offered by insurance companies have paid off, if you held on to them for the long term

Why should you top-up your mutual fund SIP?

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Why should you top-up your mutual fund SIP?

These hybrid mutual funds beat Nifty 50; returns jump 3 folds on 15-year SIPs

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These hybrid mutual funds beat Nifty 50; returns jump 3 folds on 15-year SIPs

While the equity portion in the aggressive hybrid funds helps to deliver better risk-adjusted return during equity market rallies, the debt portion helps to contain the losses in downturns. This eventually helps them to deliver balanced and better returns over the long term

This MC30 small-cap MF scheme delivers returns, despite a high-risk strategy

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This MC30 small-cap MF scheme delivers returns, despite a high-risk strategy

SBI Small-cap fund is a high-risk, high-return fund has delivered commendable returns over long run. It is suitable for Investors with a high risk appetite with a time horizon of seven years and more. The scheme currently allows only systematic investment plan (SIP) subscription

Investors from smaller towns play it safe in MF

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Investors from smaller towns play it safe in MF

Auto stocks hitch a ride on demand surge to be mutual fund favourites

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Auto stocks hitch a ride on demand surge to be mutual fund favourites

The auto sector category has raced to the top of the mutual fund return charts over the last 12 months. We look at the top picks added by schemes in the category recently

Prashant Jain and HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund: A look into the curious relationship

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Prashant Jain and HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund: A look into the curious relationship

The record for the longest tenure as fund manager of a single mutual fund scheme is held by Prashant Jain, the outgoing chief investment officer of HDFC AMC. He was the fund manager of HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund for 28 years. Here’s a look at his legacy.

Mid-cap Mania | Stocks that the largest mutual fund houses love to hold

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Mid-cap Mania | Stocks that the largest mutual fund houses love to hold

Quality midcap stocks have helped fund managers to deliver better return over long run. Here are the top midcap stocks of the largest mutual fund houses

Small-caps on big leaps: These MF favourites brave corrections to rise up to 113% in 6 months

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Small-caps on big leaps: These MF favourites brave corrections to rise up to 113% in 6 months

So far this year, the Nifty Smallcap 100 has fallen by 22 percent; the Nifty 50 by 7 percent, Nifty Midcap 100 by 8 percent and Nifty Microcap 250 by 6 percent. But not all small-cap stocks lost money

Why are mutual funds drawing more small-town investors?

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Why are mutual funds drawing more small-town investors?

Why this equity mutual fund scheme is an all-weather friend

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Why this equity mutual fund scheme is an all-weather friend

UTI Flexicap Fund is a good scheme to begin your investment journey into equities. Low volatility, consistent returns and a diversified portfolio

Mid-caps in Momentum | These stocks make way into momentum mutual fund hotlist

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Mid-caps in Momentum | These stocks make way into momentum mutual fund hotlist

There are two mutual fund (MF) schemes that follow the momentum strategy by keeping an eye on the market trends for faster returns. To reduce fund manager risks, these come wrapped in a factor-based approach. UTI Nifty200 Momentum 30 Index Fund and Motilal Oswal Nifty 200 Momentum 30 ETF are the two MF schemes that follow this strategy

Which mutual-fund basket has managed volatility well?

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Which mutual-fund basket has managed volatility well?

Long- term Investing | These MFs multiplied lumpsum money 66 times over 20 years

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Long- term Investing | These MFs multiplied lumpsum money 66 times over 20 years

Indian mutual fund industry has a rich track record of rewarding the investors handsomely those who were patience and stayed invested for a long term. Here are equity diversified funds that returned more than 20% of annualised return in the lump-sum amount made 20 years before. They multiplied their investors' wealth upto 66 times in the last 20 years

Active MF schemes: How these equity mutual funds fared when markets remained flat

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Active MF schemes: How these equity mutual funds fared when markets remained flat

Indian benchmark indices such as the BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 went on the back foot and now are trading at the same level seen a year earlier. Against this backdrop, here we analyse how the various active equity mutual fund categories fared during this period and which of those stocks helped to deliver returns or contain the loss well.

MC30 Scheme Review | This 20-year-old mutual fund remains the best ETF to invest in

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MC30 Scheme Review | This 20-year-old mutual fund remains the best ETF to invest in

Nippon India ETF Nifty BeES is an excellent choice for those who wish to avoid fund managers’ risk and invest in equity markets at a low cost. The fund is a part of MC30, Moneycontrol’s curated basket of mutual fund schemes you can invest in

Are mutual funds popular with small investors?

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Are mutual funds popular with small investors?

Why are multi-asset allocation funds gain traction?

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Why are multi-asset allocation funds gain traction?

Midcap stocks that machines pick: The ones that quant-based mutual funds go after

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Midcap stocks that machines pick: The ones that quant-based mutual funds go after

The fund manager of quant based scheme identifies stocks using the computer-based algorithm that utilises various macro, fundamental and technical factors including volume, volatility, liquidity, value, momentum and alpha. There are seven quant based equity MF schemes available in India which are following different in-house models to build their portfolio

Why money market funds are safer short-term bets

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Why money market funds are safer short-term bets

Nifty Next50 a favourite hunting ground for active fund managers. Check out their top picks

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Nifty Next50 a favourite hunting ground for active fund managers. Check out their top picks

Nifty Next50 consists of stocks ranked between the 50th and 100th most liquid stocks on the NSE. Last month, active fund managers added stocks like Bandhan Bank, SBI Cards and Havvels’s from this list.

MC30 Review | A consistent performer that's low on risks, yet high on returns

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MC30 Review | A consistent performer that's low on risks, yet high on returns

Due to low yields, long-duration funds, including government securities’ funds and long duration funds lost 3.5 percent and 10 percent, respectively, over the last six months

What are Duration Funds?

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What are Duration Funds?

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