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Category: Mutual Fund Research

Observations, recommendations and insights, straight from our Mutual Fund Research Desk

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New Fund Offer – Union Focused Fund – Regular Plan-Growth

FundsIndia Desk

Know more about the latest New Fund Offer – Union Focused Fund – Regular Plan-Growth, launched on 15th July 2019. About the fund: Union Focused Fund is an open-ended equity…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Regular Vs Direct Mutual Funds – Which is the best?

Ranganayaki R

When it comes to investments, people generally tend to take cautious steps. They would prefer to make informed decisions while moving forward. There is a lot of confusion involved in…Continue Reading

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Equity markets have been volatile since early last year and debt markets have been going through some turmoil since mid-2018. Not surprisingly, category average returns may look poor regardless of…Continue Reading

Spike in gilt fund returns – should you invest?

Vignesh  Sayeesundar

Over the past month, we have been receiving many queries from our customers about gilt funds. The sudden spurt in such queries has been caused by the high 1-year returns…Continue Reading

Budget 2019 – How it affects your investments

Mutual Fund Research Desk

The Union Budget of 2019 was presented in the parliament on Friday by the Minister of Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman. While there were calls for stimulating the economy in the face…Continue Reading

Union Budget 2019

Key Takeaways from the Union Budget 2019

FundsIndia Desk

This being an election year, the Union Government had only declared an interim budget in February. The final union budget 2019 was presented by the new finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman,…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Axis Bluechip

Ashwini Arulrajhan

Axis Bluechip (previously called Axis Equity) delivered 12.8% returns in the last 5 years against 12% delivered by benchmark index Nifty 100 TRI. At a time when largecap funds have…Continue Reading

Funds are cautiously betting on midcaps

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Since early 2018, midcaps and smallcaps have been generally bound southward. This run of falling prices comes after a record rally and pricey valuations, which had funds turning wary of…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Conservative Hybrid Vs. Equity Savings for 1-3 years

Gourav Kumar

For a person looking for a low-risk mutual fund option for parking short term money, we recently took a look at the pros and cons of arbitrage funds vs. liquid…Continue Reading

Why SEBI needs to strengthen rules to protect investors in debt mutual funds

Vidya Bala

Recently, a journalist asked me whether retail investors need to be more careful with their debt funds, in the context of the recent credit risk issues. My reply was, ‘Can they, really?’ When…Continue Reading

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