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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

FundsIndia Views: What to make of the market fall

Vidya Bala

The Nifty 50 is down 12% from its 52-week high on August 28, 2018 and the Nifty Midcap 100 is down 26% from a similar high on January 23, 2018.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Do actively managed funds underperform benchmarks?

Gourav Kumar

Over the last couple of years, there has been a lot of talk about index funds. Some are convinced that index funds are better than actively managed funds. Some say…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Short Term Debt

Bhavana Acharya

An ability to deliver returns higher than fixed deposits, maintenance of portfolio in short-term low-risk papers, and low chance of temporary losses, all make HDFC Short Term Debt a good…Continue Reading

How to choose liquid funds

How to choose liquid funds

Vidya Bala

The recent events around IL&FS’ debt paper downgrades have raised concerns about how safe even short-term debt funds like liquid funds are, for retail investors. Should you fear these or…Continue Reading

Parag Parikh Long Term Equity

FundsIndia Recommends: Parag Parikh Long Term Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Among equity funds, Parag Parikh Long Term Equity stands apart. Its difference comes from its portfolio, its strategy, and its performance. The fund is categorised as a multicap fund, and…Continue Reading

Kotak Standard Multicap

FundsIndia Recommends: Kotak Standard Multicap

Bhavana Acharya

At 12.8%, the 1-year returns of Kotak Standard Multicap may not look inspiring against the 17.8% of the Nifty 200 TRI, its benchmark index. Why then is it still a…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings

Bhavana Acharya

In an interest rate cycle that’s starting to move up, funds with shorter maturities can reflect the higher rates more quickly and are less volatile at the same time. Aditya…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: UTI Medium Term

Vidya Bala

UTI Medium Term is a superior alternative to owning the recent spate of NCDs or corporate FDs on offer. The fund has a portfolio of high and medium quality papers…Continue Reading

Why your bank deposit rates won’t go up much

Vidya Bala

With the RBI hiking repo rate for the second time this year on August 1, you may be hoping that deposit rates will soon climb back to the 9% plus…Continue Reading