Gold performs well in crisis times; should a long term investor switch to gold-heavy portfolio?
Historically, gold has performed well in crisis times, when other forms of investments are avoided by investors. Does it make sense to replace your entire fixed-income portfolio and some part of equity funds for the next 2-3 years to gain from the potential rally in gold?
These 7 stocks could give bounce-back returns in 2021-22
Investors should consider 2020-21 an abnormal year and start valuing stocks based on...
Who should invest in multi-asset allocation mutual funds?
Multi-asset allocation mutual fund schemes seek to capture the purest form of ass...
Will RBI's floating rate savings bonds 2020 give you a positive real return? Here's the math
These bonds can be considered for investment by all those investors for whom the real rate of return from these bonds i.e. return net of inflation and taxes, is positive. As inflation is variable therefore the real return may vary over time for all investors.
What should you do if your mutual fund schemes are not delivering good returns?
Investment in equity-linked market products carry high risk and high return probability and thus it is recommended to route your capital through Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) or Systematic Transfer Plans (STPs).
L&T Emerging Businesses Fund: should you hold or sell?
Many investors are nervous about the short-term performance of L&T Emerging Businesses Fund. We have spoken to an independent mutual fund advisor to find out how his views on the short-term underperformance of the scheme. We also reached out to the fund manager to get more details about the scheme.
SBI Long Term Equity mutual fund review: This tax-saver fund may see sharp upswing in return profile
This ELSS mutual fund is strictly run with a value-conscious approach. However, the value bias has not worked in its favour in recent years, yet the fund manager maintains conviction in his philosophy. The fund’s track record suggests average performance.
Want to generate Rs 60K income a month? Here are the 5 best fixed income options for retirees
With FD rates heading further south, retirees who depend on regular interest income are feeling the pain. ET Wealth lists the best investment options for one's retirement corpus. Also find out how to spread your investments to generate maximum income.
What is a multi factor index?
The weights of the stocks in index are based on these multi factor indices. NIFTY Alpha Low-Volatility 30, NIFTY Quality Low-Volatility 30, NIFTY Alpha Quality Low-Volatility 30 are some examples.
Stock pick of the week: Reasons why Exide Industries is expected to come back strong in 2021-22
Exide is expected to gain further market share from weaker regional and unorganised players due to its strong balance sheet, wide network and ability to launch new technologies. It is currently trading at a low valuation, which has made the company a favourite of analysts.
Motilal Oswal Multicap 35 mutual fund review: How it is making a comeback after a blip last year
This multi-cap fund takes a focused approach, investing in a compact portfolio of up to 35 stocks (currently 25). The scheme has maintained this focus despite quickly growing beyond Rs 10,000 crore in size. It takes heavy bets in its highest conviction ideas.
Too many mutual funds in your portfolio may harm rather than help: Here's why
With an over-diversified portfolio, you are not giving enough heft to any fund to meaningfully add value. A modest outlay will prevent even the best performers from moving the value needle much.
5 dividend yield stocks that are worth investing in now and won't lead you into a trap
Even if companies reduce their losses, the dividend yield strategy still matters. People who follow a dividend yield strategy should not assume that this strategy will make it risk-free. After all, your investment is in equities and the risk will not go away.
Economic upheavals change rules of equity investing: Making profit will now take longer than before
The equity markets move in cycles, and often, it takes five to seven years to go through a full cycle of a sharp rise, decline and stagnation and back. To get the right level of returns, we need to invest in the whole cycle.
Mirae Asset Large Cap mutual fund review: Consistently good track record
This large-cap mutual fund continues with modest active positions in individual bets - a familiar sight in the past few years. However, with a new fund manager at the helm, investors may want to keep a close watch for some time.