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Strategies

May 21, 2019, 10.38 PM IST
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Stock Analysis, IPO, Mutual Funds, Bonds & More

Exit polls predict return of Narendra Modi government. Should mutual fund investors alter their strategy.

Debt funds are being hit by a double whammy.

Following the right processes plays an important role in achieving investing success, but it is not enough.

After the recent credit-related events, overnight funds are emerging as an alternative. But do you really need to shift from liquid to overnight funds?

Use liquid funds for contingencies to avoid high tax on RD interest

When investing for multiple financial goals, starting early is the first and perhaps the most important step to achieve your goals on time.

By choosing market-linked instruments such as equity mutual funds, the investor would be investing in equity, rather than confining himself to fixed income investments.

Advisors argue that the lock-in feature in mutual funds deny investors the option of distress sale.

Balanced funds are now correctly renamed by SEBI as Aggressive Hybrid Funds.

A realistic target corpus and the SIP investments required to achieve the target often break the spirit of many loving parents.

What makes an ELSS the ideal first mutual fund?

Mutual fund advisors say the category, with its mandatory lock-in period and buy and hold investment strategy, is the best first mutual funds an investor can have.

In the current volatile times, you will see that while most equity categories have given negative returns, equity savings schemes have delivered positive returns.

Fund managers have been sellers in select public sector companies.

The weight reduction may lead to fund outflows to the tune of $700 million.

Schemes that are mandated to invest 40-60 per cent in debt or equity is still not popular among mutual fund investors.

Outflows from mutual funds signal poor appetite for debt papers

Market participants are also confident that companies will be able to roll over their short-term borrwings in the next couple of months.

Across time horizons, investor returns from lump sum investments have lagged behind their funds’ returns. But you can bridge this gap. Here's How.

When investing for multiple financial goals, starting early is the first and perhaps the most important step.

Investors are scared after a series of downgrades.

Should you also join the party?

Why are some retired folks unhappy with their mutual funds?

As you would know, the debt mutual fund space is going through a rough patch. Due to the IL&FS default, some FMPs were rolled over, some allowed only partial redemption. Later, some downgrades and likely defaults hit some debt mutual funds, mainly credit risk funds. All these events shook the confidence of investors, especially retired folks, who used to believe that debt schemes are almost risk free.

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