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    What are quant mutual funds?

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    With increased data and development in machine learning and AI, quant funds can become groundbreaking in years to come. In India there are a few fund houses offering quant funds like Tata, Nippon and DSP.

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    In India there are a few fund houses offering quant funds like Tata, Nippon and DSP.
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    1. Quant Funds are funds that select investments by using computer based and mathematical quantitative models.

    2. The quantitative models are propriety to the fund house and use data points like PE, PBV, earnings and other ratios to evaluate the stocks with its peers and markets.

    3. Quant funds eliminate any human bias and are based on selected parameters and rules.

    4. In India there are a few fund houses offering quant funds like Tata, Nippon and DSP.

    5. With increased data and development in machine learning and AI, quant funds can become groundbreaking in years to come.

    (Content on this page is courtesy Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL). Contributions by Girija Gadre, Arti Bhargava and Labdhi Mehta.)
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