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What are money market funds?
Money market mutual funds, as the name suggests, invest mostly in money market instruments. As per Sebi norms, these schemes must invest in money market instruments with maturity of up to one year.
Over next 5 years large cap index will track GDP growth of 10-11%: Manish Gunwani, Nippon India MF
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This lazy investing style could really be the smartest
An index fund, a relatively boring and lacklustre instrument, had beaten a hedge fund.
Axis Focused 25 mutual fund review: How scheme offered superior downside protection relative to index
Fund size has grown sharply in past year and half, which may be a concern for a fund with a focused mandate. However, for now its large-cap tilt has ensured that the fund remains true to its label. Despite its focused approach, the fund has offered superior downside protection relative to index, owing to its preference for high quality.
57% large cap funds fail to beat their benchmarks over 20 years. What should you do?
All the fund manager has to do is to deliver reasonably higher returns than his benchmark index. How many `active’ fund managers managed to do it? Sadly, not many.
4.82% in 5 years; does it make sense to invest in ELSS funds to save taxes?
Some taxpayers are questioning the wisdom behind investing in ELSS mutual funds to save taxes under Section 80C in this financial year.
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.
Will your equity mutual funds disappoint you again this year?
The key stock market indices may be on an upswing, but most mutual fund investors haven't seen any meaningful returns from their investments in the last few years.
Why it makes sense to buy index funds
Financial planners believe index funds merit allocation given their low costs, no fund manager bias and poor alpha generation ability of active fund managers.
ICICI Pru’s new ETF not for retail investors, say advisors
The fund aims to build a focused portfolio of 30 companies chosen from the top 150 companies using a multi-factor approach.The NFO is open and closes on August 10.
Select midcaps will emerge stronger, says Neelesh Surana of Mirae Asset
The returns of the fund have been about 5x in 10 years -- our optimism sustains, and we continue to be resolute in our faith in India’s growth prospects.
Is my mutual fund portfolio diversified enough?
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Can I park a lumpsum in index mutual funds for 15 years?
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Will index funds fall less in the current market?
Many mutual fund investors have been taking keen interest in passive schemes lately. This is because of two reasons: so many people are speaking about passive strategy and the track record of passive schemes in the last couple of years has been impressive.
Should you take the multi-asset funds route to diversify risk?
Wealth advisors said investors should not expect more than 100-250 basis points returns over fixed deposits in this product. Also, it will be taxed as a debt mutual fund.