Adhil Shetty | March 19, 2018 1:00 PM
Investing in mutual funds can be a tricky affair. However, with more scope for investors now and a variety of funds to invest in, one can start considering investments in this medium.
Brijesh Damodaran | March 16, 2018 2:24 AM
If the target set has been reached before the earmarked period, it would be prudent to move the ‘target achieved’ amount to a liquid fund. In a thematic and sectoral fund, one should exit when the theme is wavering, after the peak or at the peak itself.
PTI | March 14, 2018 5:36 PM
Smaller towns contributed Rs 4.36 lakh crore to assets under management (AUM) of the mutual fund industry at the end of February 2018, over 41 per cent higher than a year-ago period, said a report.
Dhaval Kapadia | March 15, 2018 3:00 PM
The Union Budget 2018 introduced a tax of 10% on both long term capital gains (LTCG) and dividend distributed by equity-oriented mutual funds. Debt funds already attracted dividend distribution tax of 28.84%, while LTCG attracted 20% tax, with indexation benefit.
It’s a challenge to choose a mutual fund scheme. There is an endless list of checks necessary to be done before arriving at the one mutual fund scheme that meets your requirements and has potential to give decent returns.
Sanjeev Sinha | March 7, 2018 2:24 PM
Instead of just following mutual fund investment tips given by your friends, you need to check many things before investing in a mutual fund. Only then you would be able to say, mutual fund sahi hai!
Sanjeev Sinha | February 23, 2018 4:18 PM
Most people in India have a perception that investing directly in stocks delivers higher returns. That, however, may not be true always as mutual funds have various advantages.
PTI | February 7, 2018 2:17 PM
Investors have pumped over Rs 1 lakh crore into mutual funds in January, driving the industry assets base to an all-time high of Rs 22.41 lakh crore, latest update with Amfi showed.
Sushruth Sunder | January 24, 2018 11:55 PM
Budget 2018: With the Union Budget 2018 round the corner, and investors maybe mulling how certain tweak in rules may impact their investments, many experts point out that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may announce measures to augment long-term investments.
PTI | January 15, 2018 3:51 PM
Contribution of the country’s small towns to mutual funds asset base surged 46 per cent to Rs 4.1 lakh crore by November-end due to a spirited promotion campaign by industry body Amfi.
PTI | January 14, 2018 12:31 PM
Retail investors are preferring systematic investment plan (SIP) option for investing in mutual funds as the industry garnered over Rs 6,200 crore through this route in December, a surge of 56 per cent from the year-ago period.
FE Online | January 12, 2018 3:00 PM
With the mutual fund industry recording stellar inflows in 2017, even as investors may be on the lookout for top rated mutual funds, research firm Morningstar’s analysts have assigned a Gold rating to three large, flexi, and mid-cap funds from ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund and Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund.
PTI | January 9, 2018 6:28 PM
Mutual funds will soon trade in the commodity derivatives, a move that will deepen this nascent market, a top official of industry body Amfi said.
With the Sensex giving over 30% gain in 2017, top-performing mutual funds have easily given double return of that. Here are the top 10 MFs that gave the maximum returns in 2017.
FE Online | December 25, 2017 11:06 AM
Under this investment plan, one needs to regularly put a small amount of money every month, similar to a recurring deposit.
FE Online | December 19, 2017 1:04 PM
As a few investors may have unintentionally invested into regular plans and would like to shift to direct plan option to earn higher returns, we take a look at how they can shift from a regular to direct plan.
FE Online | December 14, 2017 4:08 PM
As investors may want to earn higher returns by investing into the direct plans of mutual funds, we detail below the process of investing into the same.
PTI | December 13, 2017 6:04 PM
Retail investors are preferring systematic investment plan (SIP) option for investing in mutual funds, with the industry garnering around Rs 5,900 crore through the route in November, an increase of 52 per cent from the year-ago period.
Sanjeev Sinha | January 7, 2018 10:55 AM
Here are 10 equity mutual funds that are good bets for the coming year and may make you rich fast.
PTI | December 12, 2017 7:24 PM
Equity mutual funds registered an inflow of over Rs 20,000 crore in November, buoyed by strong participation from retail investors coupled with lacklustre performance of real estate and gold.
FE Online | December 19, 2017 1:00 PM
A Direct Plan and a Regular Plan of a mutual fund are two different investment modes into the same scheme, investing in the same stocks and bonds, but with one major difference, ie, direct plans usually have higher returns.
Mutual Funds Investment in India: 10 astounding fund schemes to invest in now for long-term profit maximisationDecember 5, 2017 11:16 AM
Mutual funds are a great way to create long-term wealth if you have the right risk-return and investment time horizon in mind.
P Saravanan | November 14, 2017 5:21 AM
As long-term debt funds are most vulnerable to interest rate movements—net asset values generally move in inverse correlation with underlying interest rates in the economy—modified duration will indicate the interest rate sensitivity and help an investor to pick the right fund.
Brijesh Damodaran | October 31, 2017 5:18 AM
The mutual fund industry has come a long way since Unit Trust of India (UTI) was established to distribute mutual funds with its first scheme, Unit Scheme 1964.
Brijesh Damodaran | October 24, 2017 5:29 AM
Investing in mutual funds has come a long way since its early days. With other asset classes such as real estate in a cyclical downturn and fixed income interest rates on the downward trajectory, mutual funds as an investment option is gaining traction.
PTI | October 23, 2017 5:02 PM
Owing to a growing traction for mutual funds among investors, the number of folios has grown by over 66 lakh in the first six months of the current fiscal on account of strong participation from retail investors.
If a mutual fund’s one-year return drops 7.5% would it be right to say that the fund performed badly?
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