Long-Term Mutual Fund Investment Strategy
The power of compounding is a beautiful concept and a long-term investment strategy is the driver behind it. You invest and let your money make money for you over a longer time frame. However, nothing good comes on a platter. A successful long-term investment strategy requires a bit of homework. Study your risk and goals, […]
Things You Need to Know Before Investing in ESG Funds
In recent years, sustainability has been the area of focus for businesses around the globe. While sustainability is usually associated with the environment, there are other factors that a company needs to consider to be sustainable in the future. Broadly speaking, a business needs to meet the environmental, social, and governance standards to be sustainable. […]
Things To Look At Before Investing In Equity Funds
Mutual Funds have become a household name in India with investors leveraging the benefits of a professionally-managed basket of securities. There are different types of funds designed to cater to the varying needs of investors like equity funds, debt funds, etc. Equity Funds are mutual funds that invest in stocks of different companies. The fund […]
How to Choose the Right Debt Fund For Your Portfolio?
Debt funds generate income by investing in fixed-income securities, government and corporate bonds, treasury bills, commercial paper, certificates of deposit and other money market instruments. Though debt funds are less risky than equity funds, they must be chosen wisely to generate good returns. Here’s how you can pick the right debt fund for your portfolio: […]
ETF vs FOF: What’s the difference?
Over the last three decades, there has been a huge change in the Indian investment landscape. While most of the investment options offer certain pros and cons, understanding their features is important to make an informed decision. Today, we are going to talk about two popular investment options – ETFs and FOFs and compare the […]
MF Recap of 2020 – SEBI Circulars, Guidelines for Mutual Funds
2020 will be long remembered for the high volatility and the ups and downs in our lives. The markets weren’t spared too! While Sensex was down to levels of 25,000 in March 2020, it had already crossed levels of 47,000 in December and 48,000 by the first few days of January 2021. The mutual fund […]
5 Key Points to Consider While Choosing Equity Funds When Markets are High
After the nosedive in March due to the pandemic and associated lockdowns, the markets have done well to recover. In fact, on January 4, 2021, the S&P BSE Sensex hit an all-time high of 48,220.47, and the Nifty 50 recorded a lifetime high of 14,147.95. Both the benchmark indices traded higher than these levels, recording […]
Things to know Before Investing in Multi-asset Allocation Fund
Mutual funds endeavor to cater to the needs of different types of investors. Hence, there are various schemes with specific investment objectives, risk exposure, and asset allocation strategies. Today, we are going to talk about a category of mutual fund- Multi-Asset Allocation funds. Let’s find out what they are and the things you need to […]
AMFI Mutual Fund Monthly Performance Report: April 2021
Flows into open-ended equity schemes and open-ended debt schemes have remained positive. In terms of AUM, equity schemes saw a slight dip whereas debt fund AUMs rose from March. Read on to find out more on the mutual fund monthly report for April 2021. Net Flows Net flows give the net result of the total […]
SEBI Introduces Flexi-cap Category in Mutual Funds: All You Need to Know
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has been trying to rationalize and categorize mutual fund schemes since 2017 to make it easier for investors to choose the right schemes (refer SEBI circular number SEBI/HO/IMD/DF3/CIR/P/2017/114 dated October 06, 2017). In a recent announcement, SEBI has introduced a new category under equity mutual fund schemes […]
How to Invest in SIP
Do you believe you can build a substantial corpus with as little as Rs.500? No. We are not concocting a fairy tale! With a Systematic Investment Plan or SIP, it is indeed possible to build a reliable corpus over time. Typically, SIP is a facility that allows investors to mobilise a fixed amount of savings […]
What are the Benefits of a One Time Mandate in SIP?
When you invest in a Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) online, you select the scheme and make the first investment into it through any digital payment mode. After making the first contribution, you need to make provisions for the subsequent contributions. This provision is a mandate wherein you instruct your bank account to deduct the SIP […]
What is ESG investing. Here’s all you want to know
Climate emergency was the word of 2019 and Coronavirus would probably be the word of 2020. Both are alarming crises and crises tend to propel trends. The global uncertainty and human vulnerability have undoubtedly accelerated the inclusion of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing into the mainstream. ESG investing was just one among all themes […]
Mutual Fund Buying Rules Changed – Same Day NAV Applicable
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) recently revised certain rules regarding the NAV applicability of your mutual fund investments. In a circular dated September 17, Sebi said that the same day net asset value (NAV) is applicable on your mutual fund investments only if your money reaches the fund house on the same […]
Top Stocks Bought and Sold By Mutual Funds in June 2020
Small cap and large cap stocks were the most bought categories by mutual funds in June. Mid cap stocks were the most sold stocks in June and more than 80% of the number of stocks sold were of Vodafone Idea. For more information about what mutual funds bought and sold in the month of June. […]
Franklin Templeton’s 6 Funds Get Back Rs 1,252.44 Cr. What does this mean for you?
Franklin India has received Rs 1,252.44 Cr from Vodafone as repayment. Some of Franklin India’s wound down funds will get this refund. In this blog post, we’ll see what this means for the investors of these funds. Which Funds are Involved in This? The funds that are being referred to in this case are: Franklin […]
Groww’s Fund Selection Criteria for Popular Funds Category
Greetings investors! While exploring the Groww app, you may have come across ‘popular funds’.The question is, why are certain funds shown in the list and others don’t make the cut? What are the selection criteria based on which the fund list is displayed? All this and more is covered in the blog ahead. Read on […]
A Beginner’s Guide to Asset Allocation : Everything You Must Know
Investing is a combination of art and science. If it was pure science, then there would have been a formula that would create millionaires every day. Or, people with high IQs would outperform the others. It is not gambling either, that is based on pure luck. Successful investing is about having a strategic investment plan […]
How to Calculate Your Tax Liability in Debt Mutual Funds with Indexation?
Debt mutual funds are becoming the popular choice among investors looking for alternative low-risk options other than bank fixed deposits. The main advantage of these funds is the ability to make profits with the increase in the value of the investment: this phenomenon is also known as capital appreciation. Another main benefit of debt funds […]
SEBI Revises Mutual Fund Cut-off Timings
As per a circular dated September 17, 2020, that Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had said that mutual fund units will be allotted at the NAV applicable on the day of realization of funds. Here, ‘realisation of funds’ means that the NAV applicable on your transaction will depend on if the fund house […]