5 Best Small Cap Funds You Can Consider Investing in 2019
Small cap stocks may be down, but many investors are still crazy about small-cap mutual funds. Everyone knows that small-cap funds are risky and they can be highly volatile. That is their nature. You simply can’t do anything about it. What you can do is choose a right small-cap fund and invest your hard-earned money in the right way into […]
Top Mid-Cap Mutual Funds to Invest in 2019
Mid-cap mutual funds invest in mid-cap companies.Which means, these mutual funds invest in companies that are between 100 and 250 on the capitalization charts. When an investor invests in mid-caps for a long-term, they prefer those companies that they think will be tomorrow’s runaway successes. Traditionally, mid-caps are mid-sized companies, which, if run well with […]
10 Best Debt Funds to Invest in 2019
Debt funds are mutual funds that invest in money market instruments like bonds, treasury bills, etc. Unlike equity mutual funds, they are associated with a lot less risk. Their returns are also much more stable when compared to equity funds. When investing for a short period of time, like less than 2 years, debt funds […]
10 Best Liquid Funds to Invest in 2019
Do you keep money in a savings bank account? Everyone does. And you should. But a lot of it is not immediately needed. Your saving bank account gives you a return of around 3.5% p.a. Do you know how much liquid funds give? Around 7-8% p.a. That much more for similar levels of risk. This […]
5 Reasons to Sell Your Mutual Funds
Buying a mutual fund is relatively easy, and there are multiple tools available with an investor today to make investment decisions. But, one of the most common problems faced by retail investors mainly is – When should these investments be sold? Selling always remains a crucial decision and thus it is wise to get the […]
Fund of the week – ICICI Prudential Bluechip Equity Fund
Every week, we talk about one fund that has been performing wellin the market. This becomes crucial as one is aware of the current market volatility that the market has experienced all of a sudden. This week, we will review, ICICI Prudential Bluechip Equity Fund, managed by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund. Best 5 ICICI Prudential mutual funds […]
The Best Tax Saving Funds of 2019
Are you looking at a few tax saving options? As the financial year, 2018-19 is inching towards the end, it is that time of the year when taxpayers are busy finalizing their tax-saving investments. As usual, Equity Linked Savings Schemes ( ELSS ) are on the shopping list of many discerning investors looking to save taxes. Why […]
The perfect portfolio for a mutual fund beginner – 2019
Investing in mutual funds can become a daunting task considering there are more than 5000 options for someone to buy. It is always recommended to invest in a portfolio of mutual funds instead of a single mutual fund scheme. In this article, I will lay out a step by step plan about how you, as a beginner can […]
Best 5 ICICI Prudential mutual funds to look out for in 2019
ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd. is a leading asset management company (AMC) which is focused on bridging the gap between savings & investments and creating long-term wealth for investors through a range of simple and relevant investment solutions. ICICI Prudential mutual funds offer a variety of corporate and retail investment solutions across different investment […]
Are mutual fund benchmarks important?
While investing in mutual funds or any other financial instruments, we seek opinion from our relatives or friends and then go ahead to invest in them. Most of us do not understand the significance of using a benchmark for the purpose of effective comparison between the financial products. In India, as per the regulatory guidelines […]
Paper gold – The smart Dhanteras!
Gold is to India what Football is to Germany. Too many sentiments, life goals and memories attached to it. For Indians, buying gold is not just a habit, it is literally an emotion! A lot has been said about how an equity investment is better than investment in gold and when it comes to the […]
Mutual fund risk: how can you mitigate it?
Ever paid attention to these lines of advertisements? “Mutual funds investments are subject to market risk. Please read the offer document before investing “. This disclaimer is mentioned in every advertisement of a mutual fund. Risk is an inherent part of investing. Investments vary across the risk spectrum, but there is hardly any investment that’s […]
Why should you invest in equity mutual funds?
After the blockbuster year of 2017, asking this question became nearly irrelevant. But with the past few months and rising signs of volatility has forced retail investors to re-think if they should invest in equity mutual funds. And the answer is straightforward – Yes, you should invest, “Kyunki Mutual Fund Sahi Hai” You may wonder […]
Best mutual funds to invest in 2019
The domestic market crashed big time in the last few months and is further falling. In the last 3 months, most stocks and mutual funds have shown negative signs in this bear market. But remember, markets never give an indication before bouncing back! Those who continued their SIPs through mutual funds during market falls benefited the […]
Fund of the week – Reliance Liquid Fund
This week in Groww’s, “Fund of the Week” we discuss about a liquid fund representing a major mutual fund house. Previously known as Reliance Liquid Fund – Treasury Plan, the fund has been one of the top performers in the liquid fund category. But before delving deep into the details of the fund, let us […]
This is why you should consider including debt funds in your portfolio
One golden rule of investing is that your portfolio must always include fixed-income products, no matter what your age is or how interest rates are moving. We often ignore debt funds, only because it gives lesser returns compared to equities. However, debt funds are an important instrument of investment and as an investor one should figure out […]
This is how I bought a house, a car and a foreign holiday by investing ₹5000 every month
If your parents are like mine, you have been told, ” Beta, get a job after engineering and stay loyal to that company until you retire and save your money in a fixed deposit and provident fund”. With that golden knowledge, at the age of 21, I became a chemical engineer. I started my professional […]
Here’s why you SHOULD switch from regular to direct, without worrying about exit load
In 2012, SEBI had come out with several reforms which included the introduction of direct plans in mutual funds. Starting January 1, 2013, every mutual fund in India comes in two variants – a Regular Plan and a Direct Plan. Both the regular and direct versions of any mutual fund are the exact same fund, run by the […]
Are high risk-high return funds your cup of tea?
You’re probably one of those people who says, “What’s life without a little bit of risk?” But would you take risk with your investments? I’m sure many wouldn’t. But then a question arises. Should you take a risk with your investment, because funds as such give high returns? Well, if you have analysed the funds […]
Reliance Small Cap Fund: Is this the right small cap fund for you?
Small-cap funds are popular among investors because they are high risk – high return funds. Reliance Small Cap Fund is one of the top performing small-cap equity mutual funds. It is an offering of Reliance Mutual Fund house and has a total AUM of ₹6,700 crore. A small cap fund invests a large portion of […]