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.
Economic upheavals change rules of equity investing: Making profit will now take longer than before
The equity markets move in cycles, and of...
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 yi...
International mutual funds have given fabulous returns, but you need to be cautious going ahead
If you have missed out and are tempted to jump in now, you may end up being hugely disappointed in a few years. It would be calamitous to extrapolate the past decade’s outperformance by US equities into the future.
DSP Midcap mutual fund review: Modest outperformance over longer time frames
The fund’s track record suggests modest outperformance over longer time frames. However, the fund’s strategy has been executed well in recent years under the helm of its capable fund manager. Particularly, superior downside protection gives this fund an edge over many others.
Will these mutual funds help me to build Rs 3-4 crore?
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I want to redeem my investment in an international mutual fund scheme. How should I go about it?
There are three factors to keep in mind while redeeming from an international fund. These are- taxation, receivable time of redemption proceeds and the currency movement. Here is how these affect the returns.
DSP Equity Opportunities mutual fund review: What makes this scheme a worthy bet
This fund has managed to cushion the downside better than peers in the past one year and delivered heathy outperfmance across time periods in the past. It also boasts among the better risk-return profile in its category.
The basics of investing according to Warren Buffett
The key is NOT what other investors are paying for that asset, or what they were paying for it yesterday and what they will pay for it tomorrow. The logic of any investment is what it does, not what costs or may cost.
Best picks: NCDs of top-rated finance companies beat bank returns
While a FD by SBI fetches 5.3%, some NCDs could return 7-9% if held to maturity.
HDFC Equity mutual fund review: Volatile returns won’t suit all investors
The fund has visibly underperformed over the past few years as several contrarian bets have not paid off. While its longer term track record is impressive and retains ability to outperform over entire market cycles, the oscillations in returns may not suit everyone.
What is the best way for a graduating student to invest his monthly surplus savings?
Mutual funds give you the flexibility of investing in various asset classes like domestic equity, international equity, gold or debt with amounts as low as Rs 500 (or even Rs 100 in some cases).
PPF: 7 things you should know about Public Provident Fund
A PPF account matures in 15 years. After the account matures, you can either withdraw the entire balance and close the account or extend it for five years with or without making further contributions.
Stock pick of the week: Why Hindalco is emerging stronger
Hindalco is operating in a ‘continuous process industry’ so, its operations were not affected by the lockdown. However, its domestic demand came down which was managed by exporting more.
What are floating rate bonds?
Floating rate bonds are different from regular bonds that pay a fixed rate of interest. Here are five features of these bonds.