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We've made some changes to the FundsIndia research recommended Select Funds mutual fund list

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

These are tough times for equity and even debt markets and for mutual funds. A host of global and domestic factors have sent markets into worry mode. Against this backdrop, we…Continue Reading

What happened with IL&FS? What’s the debt fund impact?

Mutual Fund Research Desk

IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services) finances and develops infrastructure across the country, on its own and through a range of group companies. The group is among the largest in…Continue Reading

Sundaram Services Fund NFO: Tapping some new opportunities

Mutual Fund Research Desk

The services sector in India accounts for over half our GDP. It is also among the steadier drivers of GDP growth. Sundaram Services Fund aims at capturing the opportunities in…Continue Reading

First quarter earnings show broad-based growth

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Our analysis of the June quarter results for the NSE Nifty 500 companies suggests positive earnings growth across sectors barring banks. Excluding banks, revenue for 464 out of the 500…Continue Reading

What’s an NFO? Should you go for it?

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Expanding into New Fund Offer, an NFO is the launch of a new mutual fund by an asset management company. And there are several of these cropping up in recent…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why equity funds are underperforming

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Recent news headlines have been giddily declaring new market highs – ‘the Sensex is nearing its January peak’, ‘now its past that’, ‘now is 36,500’, ‘now its broken through 37,000’.…Continue Reading

RBI’s rate hike gives more reason to invest in debt funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

A second policy rate hike by RBI, last week, coming on the back of a hike only 2 months ago, was surprising for some. But markets seemed prepared for it.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia’s Mutual Fund Ratings – post SEBI’s categories

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Post AMCs moving to SEBI-defined categories, we have seen different rating agencies as well as ‘top MFs’ list by media houses following various methods to deal with comparison of different…Continue Reading

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Over the past five months, mutual fund houses have been overhauling their funds and strategies to comply with SEBI categorisation rules. This re-categorisation has made peer comparison of funds challenging. For…Continue Reading

Rising rate scenario favors FMPs

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With the interest rates going up across instruments, Fixed Maturity Plans (FMPs) gain investor interest. For those not looking for fixed returns, FMPs can deliver superior returns to bank fixed…Continue Reading