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FundsIndia Recommends: Axis Banking & PSU Debt

Vidya Bala

Amidst all the risks that transpired in the debt space, in the last 6 months, Axis Banking & PSU Debt was among the few funds that remained steady and unhurt…Continue Reading

Returns of debt funds are trending up

Bhavana Acharya

Last week, we wrote on liquid fund returns and how the high returns of 2018 have begun sliding. This trend is both on account of an abnormal credit situation easing…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Mirae Asset India Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Mirae Asset India Equity is among the steadiest equity funds. It beats the broad-market Nifty 500 TRI index all the time in any 3-year period since its inception. The average…Continue Reading

Liquid fund returns are tapering off

Ashwini Arulrajhan

Liquid funds sported high returns through 2018, thanks to higher interest rates and bond yields and a liquidity crunch in the later part of the year. But returns for these…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: DSP Equity Opportunities

Vidya Bala

DSP Equity Opportunities fund has traditionally been a volatile, opportunistic fund that can swing either way, heavily, in the short term. This large & midcap equity fund had one such…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Invesco India Growth Opportunities

Bhavana Acharya

Large-and-midcap funds play a unique role in a portfolio. They straddle the middle ground between midcap funds and multicap funds. In this category, Invesco India Growth Opportunities is a good…Continue Reading

Why hybrid aggressive funds underperformed large-cap funds

Bhavana Acharya

On a 1-year basis, hybrid aggressive funds are in the low single digits at just 1.2% on an average. Not just that, the category was clocking 1-year losses in preceding…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Franklin India Prima

Bhavana Acharya

From the peak in January 2018, midcap stocks have been on a downward slide. The Nifty Midcap 100 TRI lost 17.7% from then till date. 4 in every 10 midcap…Continue Reading

Banks support earnings growth for the December 2018 quarter

Mutual Fund Research Desk

India Inc. saw a drop in profits for the December quarter. This was largely a result of exceptional losses in few large companies. For 496 out of the 500 BSE…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: UTI Transportation and Logistics Fund

Vidya Bala

Investors with a penchant for risk and those who do not have exposure to thematic funds can consider limited exposure (5-10% of total equity) to UTI Transportation and Logistics Fund…Continue Reading