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Ignore doomsday predictions and continue with your smallcap mutual fund schemes to meet your long-term goals, you should continue with your investments irrespective of the market conditions.

Midcap space has been haunted by valuation concerns for a while now. Several pundits have been predicting a meltdown in the space and asking investors to play it safe by betting on largecap mutual fund schemes.

The Donald Trump effect is also adversely affecting the prices of the yellow metal, leading to the depressed returns in gold funds.

At a time when the equity markets are performing badly, defensive sectors like Pharma are supposed to remain shock-proof from events like demonetisation.

Brace for some volatility in international mutual funds

Fund managers believe these schemes are going to be volatile ahead of US Fed Reserve meeting to decide on the rate hike.

Investment experts are cautioning investors against investing in gilt funds with a short-term interest rate view. They believe that it may backfire on investors.

Trump victory brightens the possibility of further rate cuts in India. Debt fund investors, especially those in long-term gilt and income funds, benefit the most from policy rate cuts.

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