Category: Fund advice


FundsIndia Recommends: Franklin India Smaller Companies

Gourav Kumar

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is among the less risky funds in the high-risk smallcap space. The fund showcases lower volatility and aggression compared with peers for the following reasons:…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Aditya Birla Sun Life Balanced ‘95

Bhavana Acharya

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. A new entrant to the Select Funds list in our June quarter review is Aditya Birla Sun Life…Continue Reading


Change in FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Vidya Bala

The Mutual Fund Research Desk at conducts a quarterly review of funds in the Select Funds list, and comes up with changes (if any). We’ve just conducted a mid-term…Continue Reading

IDFC Premier Equity: Positive stance continues

Vidya Bala

Last week, we informed you the exit of Kenneth Andrade from IDFC Mutual and said this called for a ‘hold’ strategy for now in IDFC Premier Equity. We had also…Continue Reading


IDFC Mutual CIO & fund manager Kenneth Andrade quits

Vidya Bala

Kenneth Andrade, ace fund manager and CIO of IDFC Mutual quit the fund house to pursue external opportunities. This means the fund house’s flagship fund IDFC Premier Equity will come…Continue Reading

Should you try to ‘manage’ your fund?

Vidya Bala

Every time the government announces a ‘reform’ or provides a booster to some ‘sector’, we have quite a few of you asking us about funds that will let you participate…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Equity Strategy: Why the India shining story has just begun

Vidya Bala

If you are wondering if there is any upside left in the equity market after the 2014 rally and the flash rally this month till date, our answer to it…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: NFO of UTI Focussed Equity Fund Series I

Vidya Bala

Would you prefer a diversified portfolio of stocks or like taking focused bets? If you like the latter, then that is what UTI Focussed Equity, the new fund offer from…Continue Reading

“60 per cent of Sensex’ earnings are immune to most macro issues”

Vidya Bala

With the run-up in valuations of a number of stocks, ‘quality of business’ rather than just ‘size of business’ will start mattering in stock choices, says Neelesh Surana, Head-Equities and…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: NFO of DSP BR Global Allocation Fund

Vidya Bala

Imagine allocating your assets not only across global equities but also across debt instruments globally. That is what DSP BR Global Allocation Fund will seek to do. This open-ended fund-of-fund…Continue Reading

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