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The low-cost asset-allocation fund has arrived in India. Can it attract retail and DIY investors?

The low-cost asset-allocation fund has arrived in India. Can it attract retail and DIY investors?
The low-cost asset-allocation fund has arrived in India. Can it attract retail and DIY investors?
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Synopsis

Motilal Oswal AMC’s asset-allocation passive fund of funds invests in Nifty 500, S&P 500, gold, and five-year G-Secs. It will give investors a balanced approach to different asset classes and help maintain that ratio through the longest period of time. But, will it find takers?

Peter L. Bernstein, the well-known financial historian and the author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, looked at portfolio diversification as an aggressive strategy. In a chat with American journalist Jason Zweig, he said, “I view diversification not only as a survival strategy but as an aggressive strategy because the next windfall might come from a surprising place. I want to make sure I’m exposed to it. Somebody once said
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