Baillie's Slater explains how to beat the S&P 500
Slater explains how only 4% of stocks account for almost all equity returns. This has three major ramifications for fund managers.
Sebi suggests compliance standards for index providers
The suggested framework is based on IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Co...
No proposal to Sebi to launch new benchmark index: Amfi
Mutual fund industry body Amfi on Thursday said it has not sent any proposal to Sebi ...
Edelweiss launches India's first passive index fund for healthcare sector with MSCI
"Given the rise in lifestyle diseases and the uptick in spending to treat them, the healthcare sector is primed to grow steadily over the next decade," she said.
Too much diversification in mutual funds driving you to direct stocks? Here is a way out
This is a theory that has gained strength among mutual funds lately. Mutual fund managers play it too safe by diversifying a lot. That is the reason why most mutual fund schemes have been failing to keep pace with the market in the last few years.
Have a longer horizon, don’t expect quick returns, says Vinit Sambre of DSP MF
“Just to put it into perspective, the Nifty Midcap 100 index has fairly quickly recovered over 65% from its recent lows in March'20 and is now barely 5% away from its recent peak achieved pre-Covid in January '20."
Stock picking with the help of mutual fund portfolios: Is it a smart strategy?
Some investors believe that investing in the top holdings of a few successful mutual fund schemes is the best strategy to invest directly in stocks.
Worried about falling FD rates? Try `pure’ liquid funds
The successive policy repo rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) since 2019 to support growth has left sections of the society nervous. The rate cuts are good news for the borrowers, but for depositors it means lower interest rates on their bank deposits.
Mutual funds raise holding in IT firms. Should you buy too?
Allocations to tech sector at 4½ year high. The trend reflects flight to safety as other sectors seem to be more vulnerable to the economic impact of the Covid pandemic.
Will these mutual funds help me to create wealth in 10 years?
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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.
This lazy investing style could really be the smartest
An index fund, a relatively boring and lacklustre instrument, had beaten a hedge fund.
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.
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.