Why are your mutual fund investments not giving as much returns as stocks?
Most investors don’t invest in the stock market as they think it is a gamble. I would say that’s fine. Then there is another set of investors who invest in the stock market and want to build wealth to fulfil their dreams.
Stamp duty to pinch liquid fund returns further
The move by the Securities and Exchange Board of India to hold at least 20% of liquid funds’ ...
What are open-ended funds?
When we talk about mutual funds, we normally talk about open-ended funds or schemes. An open-ended scheme is avail...
Why did your multi asset funds fail to benefit from upside in gold?
Multi asset allocation funds are marketed as a one-stop solution to investors looking to have a diversified and balanced portfolio. These schemes typically have a mixed portfolio – usually in equity, debt, and gold.
Good businesses across sectors should do well, says Gaurav Mishra of Mirae Asset
Large cap mutual fund category has seen net outflows in June. Are investors doubting the dependability of the category that is supposed to do well in uncertain times?
10 or 12 mutual funds in your portfolio do not guarantee diversification. Here is why?
Many new investors are eager to create wealth over a long period. They choose the best equity mutual fund for the purpose. Since they know a little about the advantage of diversifying, they also try to invest in multiple schemes.
Gold ETF inflows down 50% as prices surge. Should you stop investing?
The gold ETF category received a net inflow of Rs 494 crores in June. The category received a net inflow of Rs 731 crore and Rs 815 crore in April and May respectively.
Retiring in next three years? Don’t let current scenario scare you
Covid-19 has wreaked havoc in almost everyone’s financials and future plans. Most of us did not expect such a situation. Since this is a pandemic, it has affected both individuals and non-individuals and millions of people have lost their daily earnings.
FDs, PPF gave higher returns than SIPs in equity MFs over five years
Gross inflows into MF schemes via SIPs in June fell to Rs 7,927 crore from Rs 8,123 crore in May.
Equity returns may be in low teens this year: Balasubramanian of ABSL Mutual Fund
“If you have the bandwidth to continue your investments, then do not stop them or redeem in a market correction,” Balasubramanian advises.
Goal is to create a community of like-minded investors, says Neil Parikh of PPFAS Mutual Fund
Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund is one of the most talked about equity schemes these days. The scheme has been topping the chart in one-, three- and five-year horizons.
Are investors losing faith in mutual funds?
Mutual fund advisors and financial planners believe that profit booking is not the only reason for the sharp fall in mutual fund net inflows in June.
Value funds have the ability to outperform, says Daylynn Pinto, fund manager, IDFC Sterling Value Fund
A look at some of the value schemes in the last one to three months indicate that the category may be on its way back to form. Shvani Bazaz of ETMutualFunds.com spoke to Daylynn Pinto, Senior Fund Manager-Equity, IDFC Asset Management Company, to find out the prospects of value category.
Are MNC funds a safe bet in the current scenario?
MNC Funds or mutual fund schemes that invest mostly in multinational companies are gaining currency these days. MNCs are always bankable, especially in the current bleak economic scenario due to the pandemic.
Worried about your mutual funds? Here is what you should do
Many mutual fund investors are not happy with the performance of their schemes. Some of them can’t figure out why the scheme is still not offering positive returns even though the markets seem to have recovered substantially from the lows in March.