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Investing in too many products, whether in stocks or MFs, shows the investor is not thinking hard enough.

As the stock markets touch new highs, investor must not go overboard on any asset class and stick to their suggested asset allocation.

Ultra conservative investors are asking whether there are any mutual fund schemes that are totally risk free.

Understanding alpha helps in understanding the soundness of one’s investments in a scheme.

As TER gets into the act, mutual fund expense ratios begin to fall

Last year, Sebi amended the TER slab structure which reduced mutual funds’ fund management costs.

You can invest a small amount in a mutual fund scheme and it will invest the money on your behalf for a small fee.

Many wealth managers believe multi-cap funds are a good starting point for long-term investors, specially those using SIPs for wealth creation

Returns from arbitrage funds depend on arbitrage opportunities available between the spot market and the futures market.

FMPs are closed-ended debt funds with a maturity period that can range from one month to five years.

How to build an ideal mutual fund portfolio?

Mutual fund advisors say the first step to create a mutual fund portfolio is to have clear financial goals in mind. The goals could be buying a house, go for a vacation, your higher education, and so on.

FMPs are closed end debt funds with a maturity period that can range from one month to five years.

Credit-risk funds are debt funds which have at least 65% of their investments in less than AA-rated papers. They aim to generate higher returns by taking higher credit or by investing in lower-rated papers. These lower-rated papers typically have the potential to offer 2-3% higher returns compared to risk-free papers.

A fund is called passive when it just mirrors an index to which it is benchmarked.

Many international funds are available to Indian investors.

How to take a loan against mutual fund investments

Investors can avail credit against mutual fund investment. Here's everything one needs to know about taking a loan against mutual fund units.

The Zee episode has brought mutual funds’ exposure to loans against shares under the spotlight.

We would tell you why you should consider investing in Equity Linked Saving schemes (ELSS) or tax-saving mutual fund schemes this year.

Mutual funds have holdings in three SPVs of IL&FS — Jharkhand Road Projects, Hazaribagh Ranchi Expressway Limited, and Jorabat Shillong Expressway.

Smallcap funds are those which invest in shares of companies which have smaller market capitalisation.

How to tag goals to your mutual fund investments

Calculating and investing to reach that financial goals could be called goal based investing.

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