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FundsIndia Reviews: ICICI Prudential Top 100

Bhavana Acharya

With a one-year return of 28.3 per cent, ICICI Prudential Top 100 is almost at the top of the chart for large-cap equity funds. It beats its benchmark Nifty 50…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: HDFC Capital Builder

Vidya Bala

The HDFC stable has a handful of funds with a track record of over 20 years. But perhaps the least spoken of them all, despite a steady performance record, would…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: ICICI Prudential Long Term Plan

Bhavana Acharya

Among dynamic bond funds, ICICI Prudential Long Term Plan ranks at the very top in the one, two, and three-year timeframes. Its one-year return of 17.3% leaves the category’s average…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: DSP BlackRock Opportunities Fund

Vidya Bala

If you take a decade or more of mutual fund performance, you will see funds that stood tall in certain markets but later slipped somewhere in their market journey.  Some…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: HDFC Top 200

Bhavana Acharya

Ever since the market got its mojo back six months ago, HDFC Top 200 has been overtaking fellow large-cap peers. The 33% it has delivered since March 2016 is better…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: SBI Magnum Balanced Fund

Bhavana Acharya

Balanced funds are suitable for moderate-risk equity investors, or first-timers who want to test the equity waters. SBI Magnum Balanced is one such fund that has been moving up the…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: Banking and PSU Debt funds – Sound alternatives to bank deposits

Vidya Bala

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. If you are looking for a debt fund to replace your bank deposits, here is an emerging class…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: Dividend yield funds

Bhavana Acharya

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. The returns record of dividend yield funds has been patchy for a while now. In 2013, 2014, and…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: PPFAS Long Term Value Fund

Bhavana Acharya

PPFAS Long Term Value Fund is among the more unusual equity funds. What sets this diversified fund apart from other multi-caps is that, one, it can invest up to 35…Continue Reading

FundsIndia reviews: Large-cap funds

Bhavana Acharya

It has been quite a ride for the stock market, and especially large-cap stocks, since the Sensex peaked slightly above the 30,000 mark in March last year. The BSE 100…Continue Reading