Low risk profile investor who wants to invest for better returns compared to bank fixed deposits or post office schemes can invest in multi-asset mutual funds.
A portfolio comprising good schemes can offer higher returns and lower risks as compared to a portfolio of also runs.
First-time equity investors can look at investing into balanced funds for equity exposure in their portfolio as such funds are less risky and less volatile than equity-only mutual funds.
A new offer means there is no portfolio and no track record across cycles. Also the fund manager‘s intention matters a lot.
First time investors should know these mutual fund terms before investing in mutual funds.
It pays to look at three and five years performance numbers while evaluating a mutual fund scheme.
Change of name does not necessarily mean that the crucial facts about the scheme has changed.
In volatile times most equity investors wonder if they should pull out. Also the first time investors find it difficult to invest in stocks. Here is a solution that works for both them.
SIP in mutual funds offer you professional management of your money and diversification at relatively low cost.
SEBI has asked the mutual funds to come with some uniformity when it comes to reporting of NAV.
Midcaps have been the best performer for most part of the last two years. However, of late, they have emerged as volatile bets. This makes one rethink about this mid cap exposure.
Most investors want to know the right time to invest in an equity mutual fund. However the focus should be on investing money regularly and not on timing them.
Embracing technology can help investors to transact easily in mutual funds.
Existing debt mutual fund schemes too have to comply with the new norms. These norms should help contain the risk, and of course will influence the returns too.
Depending on the tax bracket the mutual fund investor should decide on the investment option.
Investing in direct plans of mutual funds may sound the cool thing to do. But you do not get any help to track your investments. Use online portfolios to keep a track of your investments.
In times of global turbulence, holders of Indian equity and bonds did draw a lot of comfort from Rajan‘s presence, UTI Mutual Fund MD Leo Puri told CNBC-TV18
Tax saving mutual funds, also known as ELSS, do come with some volatility, but in the long term they also offer an opportunity to create wealth.
Top mutual fund managers of India expect the steam in midcaps to have run out for the near to medium term but believe commodities might see a bounce-back.
Dividends are paid out of the profits earned by mutual funds. One should understand the dividends in detail to measure the real return.
Due to many reasons the mutual fund schemes â€˜disappear‘. And investors in these schemes if are not tracking them at regular interval, find it difficult to track their investments. Here is what they should be doing.
ELSS Mutual funds would help you to get tax benefit and also higher capital appreciation comparing to other tax saving options
Nilesh Shah, Kotak Mutual Fund genuinely believes that economy is on a growth trajectory with interest rates being cut and government spending in infra spaces taking place.
New KYC requirement expects investors to furnish their networth details, and if they are politically exposed.
Non-resident Indians may be keen to invest in Indian mutual funds given the possibility of making high returns. However, one must be aware of the legal and compliance requirements.