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  • Simply Save | Which is better to invest, index funds or exchange traded funds? Jun 08, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    Simply Save | Which is better to invest, index funds or exchange traded funds?

    Kirtan Shah, co-founder and chief executive officer of SRE Wealth, talks to Moneycontrol’s Jash Kriplani on how index funds and ETFs can impact investors

  • Why retail investors prefer index funds to ETFs May 28, 2021 04:00 PM IST

    Why retail investors prefer index funds to ETFs

  • SBI Nifty Next 50 Index Fund review: Should you invest in the NFO? May 06, 2021 09:54 AM IST

    SBI Nifty Next 50 Index Fund review: Should you invest in the NFO?

    The Nifty Next 50 is not as heavily exposed to banking and financials, and also allows investors to participate in more sectors

  • What is tracking error and why it is important Mar 25, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    What is tracking error and why it is important

  • Shareholder's Vote: SEBI mandates mutual funds to vote on all company resolutions Mar 05, 2021 08:00 PM IST

    Shareholder's Vote: SEBI mandates mutual funds to vote on all company resolutions

    New guidelines say voting can even be done at scheme-level if fund manager has a different view than the fund house.

  • Is investing in index funds the best way to take large-cap exposure? Dec 21, 2020 10:07 AM IST

    Is investing in index funds the best way to take large-cap exposure?

    Index funds can be chosen for holding a major part of your large-cap exposure. But do keep in mind the concentration risk

  • Passive investments: The options available and how to use them for your goals Jul 22, 2020 10:13 AM IST

    Passive investments: The options available and how to use them for your goals

    On the debt side, active funds are still the better option

  • Investors’ core equity portfolio must be in passive funds: Nippon India ETF Jun 23, 2020 09:41 AM IST

    Investors’ core equity portfolio must be in passive funds: Nippon India ETF

    There is little possibility that fund managers will consistently beat benchmarks across time periods

  • Why active fund managers may not be taking enough risks Nov 15, 2019 08:53 AM IST

    Why active fund managers may not be taking enough risks

    They may be averse to truly hold on to big bets since they are not confident of investors’ ability to stay the course

  • Why retail interest is less in ETFs and more in index funds Oct 31, 2019 06:20 PM IST

    Why retail interest is less in ETFs and more in index funds

    Index mutual funds allow shareholders to reinvest their dividends automatically, commission-free. ETFs don't usually offer that service, and if they do, they are less efficient.

  • Even in India, it is hard for active fund managers to outperform the market: Morningstar Sep 20, 2019 08:52 AM IST

    Even in India, it is hard for active fund managers to outperform the market: Morningstar

    If you're having or if you're trying to have a large-cap exposure, passive investing, especially if it is at the right price, can make sense for a lot of investors.

  • Invest in large-caps through ETFs and index funds Aug 12, 2019 10:01 AM IST

    Invest in large-caps through ETFs and index funds

    ETFs and index funds have immense inherent value as the cheaper alternative investment products

  • Time to move your large-cap portfolio to passive funds Jun 07, 2019 09:06 AM IST

    Time to move your large-cap portfolio to passive funds

    Of 29 large-cap schemes, only three outperformed their respective benchmark indices

  • Viewpoint | Does your portfolio need a quant fund? Jun 04, 2019 04:01 PM IST

    Viewpoint | Does your portfolio need a quant fund?

    A quantitative element is coded into every fund at some level; it’s just that in a quant fund, the judgement call of a fund manager is taken away

  • Nifty Next 50 ETF: An appealing investment strategy Mar 18, 2019 12:36 PM IST

    Nifty Next 50 ETF: An appealing investment strategy

  • Which equity index makes an appealing investment strategy? Mar 13, 2019 09:31 AM IST

    Which equity index makes an appealing investment strategy?

  • Comment | SEBI’s new rules will lead to wide tracking errors for passive funds Feb 07, 2019 08:05 AM IST

    Comment | SEBI’s new rules will lead to wide tracking errors for passive funds

    The purpose of an index fund is lost if it does not follow the index.

  • Here’s how 5 basis points is all it costs to invest in stocks Mar 15, 2017 02:48 PM IST

    Here’s how 5 basis points is all it costs to invest in stocks

  • Exchange traded funds: How different are they from index funds Jul 13, 2016 01:15 PM IST

    Exchange traded funds: How different are they from index funds

    Though some exchange traded funds mimic popular stock indices, they are not the same.

  • Which banking sector fund will you choose? Jun 15, 2016 05:28 PM IST

    Which banking sector fund will you choose?

    The choice within the banking space is huge and hence here is a look at what one can expect.

  • MF NAV shown in decimals should not be a point of confusion Feb 01, 2016 12:40 PM IST

    MF NAV shown in decimals should not be a point of confusion

    SEBI has asked the mutual funds to come with some uniformity when it comes to reporting of NAV.

  • Including index funds in portfolio: Good or bad? Feb 19, 2014 02:27 PM IST

    Including index funds in portfolio: Good or bad?

    Watch the interview of Harsh Roongta of apnapaisa.com with Ekta Batra on CNBC-TV18, in which he spoke about including index funds in one's portfolio.

  • What fund managers and advisors won't tell you Feb 01, 2014 11:25 AM IST

    What fund managers and advisors won't tell you

    Here are some points one must look into before investing in mutual funds.

  • Index Funds vs Actively Managed Funds: Which is better? Apr 16, 2013 04:21 PM IST

    Index Funds vs Actively Managed Funds: Which is better?

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Gaurav Mashruwala, Certified Financial Planner compared various aspects of index funds and actively managed funds.

  • Which index fund should investors pick: Nirmal Bang Jan 05, 2013 05:36 PM IST

    Which index fund should investors pick: Nirmal Bang

    Index funds invest in a basket of stocks of an index (like Sensex, Nifty, Junior Nifty or even sectoral index such as Bankex and Infrastructure) in a similar manner that reflects the allocation of a benchmark index.

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