Why you should invest in thematic passive index funds
Passive index funds have been gaining popularity given the simplicity, low cost structure, and falling alpha in some of the active fund categories.
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Investors can add money in equity MFs through NFOs, says S Naren
A top fund manager believes in the current environment it is a good strategy for investors to deploy money into equity mutual funds through new fund offers (NFOs).
Earnings in pharma sector will double in 4-5 years: Sailesh Raj Bhan of Nippon India MF
Pharma is one of the sectors with high earnings visibility. Though stocks have rallied fast in the recent past, investors will earn earnings-led returns.
Use index funds to diversify internationally, says Pratik Oswal of Motilal Oswal AMC
"Index funds are getting popular with the Do it yourself (DIY) investors today. Large investors are also warming up on the idea of having a part of their equity allocation in index funds today as a part of their core allocation, " says Oswal
Should you invest in momentum index mutual funds?
For investors in India, momentum has enjoyed a solid run for over a decade now. The Nifty200 Momentum30 index, which comprises 30 stocks that have delivered highest outperformance has comfortably outperformed the frontline Nifty50 index across time frames.
ETF AUMs surge on inflows from HNIs, retail investors
ETFs are similar to index mutual funds but trade on bourses just like stocks. Since the launch of the first ETF in 2001, their number has increased to 82. In 2010, that number stood at 14.
Mirae MF launches Mirae Asset Equity Allocator Fund of Fund
The fund will follow active asset allocation in Nifty50 ETF, Nifty Next 50 ETF, and Midcap150 ETFs with exposure to large and mid cap segment.
Invest via SIP in Axis Global Equity Alpha Fund of Fund
Wealth managers believe overseas markets have run up sharply over the last one year with valuations being stretched and hence want investors to use a staggered approach.
‘Global diversification makes investors’ portfolio more holistic’
Investors who have been investing in Indian equities for some time, and are comfortable with such investments, could consider geographical diversification and look to invest in equity of listed companies outside of India.
What are index funds?
Index funds, as the name suggests, invest in an index. They invest in stocks that constitute the index in the same proportion. The whole idea is to mimic the index. Why?
‘Sebi move is positive for stock markets, mutual fund investors’
Mutual funds must comply with the Sebi directive on portfolio composition of multi cap funds by January 2021. The change could lead to an estimated outflow of Rs 40,600 crore from large cap stocks to mid-caps (Rs 12,900 crore) and small caps (Rs 27,700 crore).
Index funds and ETF inflows treble in two years
High Networth Individuals (HNIs), Ultra-HNIs and some retail investors have shifted some of their investments to ETFs because of their ability to generate better returns amid market volatility
Focused mutual fund category shines amid equity outflows
The focused funds, which take concentrated bets on few stocks, continued to attract investors' attention despite the four-year low equity inflows in July.