Stick to funds with good track records and portfolios comprising bonds maturing within three years
As short-term bond and money market instruments yields fall, these investment options should do well
Even when they take a lot of effort to choose the right asset class and products, they let it languish once the investment is done
Lack of physical access to bank or mutual fund branches means that you will have to use digital modes to complete your routine transactions
Those with a fresh investible surplus should keep adding small staggered amounts to their portfolios. We are advising investors to add between 5% to 10% every week, starting now.
FII selling is a combination of ETF redemptions, the unwinding of leveraged positions, and algo-trading. But, most of the markets across the world are behaving in the same fashion, says Sundaram of o3 Capital.
Several large-cap names are now available at distress valuations, investors should construct a portfolio of these names, says Jain.
The lesser a fund falls, the easier it is for it to recover when markets move higher
One is really surprised how Yes Bank’s AT1 Bonds made way to retail investors. These bonds are highly complex instruments and even financial experts will struggle to explain the mechanics of the bond.
Over the long term an, investment made a day or two later really does not impact the return much
Since the benefits of investing in equity MFs have extensively dominated the pitfalls in all forms of mass communication, the country has seen a disproportionate amount of middle class savings chasing a few listed equity stocks.
Most stocks are available at multi-year lows, the investors who want to invest in the market now can select the stocks based on their valuations and fundamental analysis, says Arora.
The near-term looks promising in the market, investors must watch out for the levels of 9,800 which will be crucial support and 10,500 will act as a resistance in the short-term.
Your portfolio will deliver healthy risk-adjusted returns, if you stay patient and consistent with your investments
Overall, the mutual fund industry witnessed a net outflow of Rs 1,985 crore across all segments, mainly owing to withdrawal from the liquid or money market category.
Unless well-researched, it may be hard for investors to pick a fund that is aligned to their objectives
Women are excelling in the male-dominated wealth management world and inspiring other women to take control of their finances
For the time being, investors should hold on to their investments
NSE has asked brokers who have given bank guarantees and fixed deposits of Yes Bank to the exchange for trading to immediately arrange for alternate funding
If you sell an equity stock or equity-oriented mutual fund scheme (growth option) at a loss, you can set off that loss against gains from any other capital asset
Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma talks to Personal Finance Editor Kayezad Adajania to tell us more about this move and how this would impact mutual fund investors.
In the comments that come in the light of drastic erosion in value of investments on bets on DHFL following the IL&FS crisis, Mahalingam acknowledged that we have gone through "stressful times" and urged caution while selling products so that the retail investors' faith isn't dented.
A 10 percent nominal GDP is easily doable; however, earnings growth needs to be on similar lines to capture this economic growth factor.
It is important to take time and understand if your perceptions of risk are flawed
Stick to growth plans. If you definitely need regular income, opt for a systematic withdrawal plan