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.
What is a Fund of Funds or FoF?
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Are investors losing faith in mutual funds?
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Banking sector mutual funds are offering 21% in one month. Should you invest?
Banking sector funds have surprised investors in the last one month. The category has offered 21.38% returns in one month. It is indeed surprising because the banking sector has suffered a lot in the last one year.
Can I add Invesco India Contra Fund to my mutual fund portfolio?
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Are MNC funds a safe bet in the current scenario?
MNC Funds or mutual fund schemes that invest mostly in multinational companies are gaining currency these days. MNCs are always bankable, especially in the current bleak economic scenario due to the pandemic.
HDFC Mutual Fund proposes to roll over close-ended fund by 18 months
HDFC Mutual Fund plans to rollover HDFC Equity Opportunities Fund – Series 2, a close-ended fund launched in May 2017 with a tenure of 1126 days, by another 18 months.
Debt fund fiasco starts hurting Franklin Templeton MF; AAUM falls sharply in April-June quarter
Apart from debt schemes, Investors also seem to be pulling money out even from the equity schemes managed by the fund house. Equity AAUM also suffers because of market movements.
Equity mutual funds see a 95% fall in net inflows in June
Inflows into mutual fund schemes through SIPs in June fell to Rs 7,927 crore from Rs 8,123 crore in the previous month.
Why are most mutual fund investors `aggressive’ these days?
Every mutual fund investor, especially the new one, is an aggressive investor these days. You ask them about their risk profile, and you might get responses like these:“I am okay with high risk. I am young.”
Worried about your mutual funds? Here is what you should do
Many mutual fund investors are not happy with the performance of their schemes. Some of them can’t figure out why the scheme is still not offering positive returns even though the markets seem to have recovered substantially from the lows in March.
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?
What is an equity mutual fund?
An equity mutual fund invests mostly in equity or stocks. In India, a mutual fund scheme must invest at least 65% of its corpus in Indian stocks or equity and equity-related investments to be treated as an equity mutual fund for the purpose of taxation.
All investment decisions were made after appropriate due diligence, says Santosh Kamath of Franklin Templeton
Why did Santosh Kamat, MD and CIO, India fixed income, Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, invest in long-term papers when some of funds are meant for very short-term horizon of a few months to a year? Why did he lend large sums to a few companies?
Sensex or Nasdaq? Or Dow? Should you bet first on Indian or international funds?
"With markets around the world in so much turmoil, it looks like a good opportunity to get into foreign markets."Investing in foreign markets, especially the USA, has become extremely popular lately.
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