Category: Strategies


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

FundsIndia Strategies: Liquid or Arbitrage funds for short-term money?

Ashwini Arulrajhan

When you look at low-risk options for parking short-term money, liquid funds are often opted for. But the tax-conscious amongst you often ask us if you should go for arbitrage…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Challenge fund managers with this election portfolio

Mutual Fund Research Desk

If there is one thing that is hogging news headlines these days, it is elections. With several state elections coming up and the general elections next year, there is enough…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

FundsIndia Strategies: The why and how of portfolio diversification

Bhavana Acharya

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. [soundcloud url=”″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Looking at double-digit returns in the stock market, it may seem…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: How to make the best of the great Indian bank clean up

Vidya Bala

The stock markets hit record highs on global political cues and post a special report by Federal Reserve on the positive impact of GST on India’s GDP. But elsewhere, the…Continue Reading


FundsIndia Strategies: The higher-returning FD alternative

Bhavana Acharya

For those of you setting store by bank fixed deposits, the move to demonetise the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes is a wake-up call. Flush with over Rs 8…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Make the best of an India, US reset

Vidya Bala

The US elections are over, and world markets simply seemed to signal that it’s no big deal, at least for now. What remained a bigger deal at the end of…Continue Reading


FundsIndia Strategies: How to play the debt fund space

Vidya Bala

With the interest rates of bank Fixed Deposits (FDs) moving south, we have seen increased interest in debt funds. If you have made a switch from FDs to debt funds…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: How to invest in a falling market

Vidya Bala

In what seems to be an ongoing bout of global risk aversion following the yuan’s devaluation, equities and emerging market currencies have seen a significant correction. While one can argue…Continue Reading