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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

What's driving India's GDP growth?

FundsIndia Views: What’s driving the GDP

Vidya Bala

The 8.2% real GDP growth for the June quarter left many analysts and economists surprised. Notwithstanding the low base effect, especially in the manufacturing space, experts acknowledge the numbers as…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 Views: Why equity funds are underperforming

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Recent news headlines have been giddily declaring new market highs – ‘the Sensex is nearing its January peak’, ‘now its past that’, ‘now is 36,500’, ‘now its broken through 37,000’.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity is a good option in equity-linked savings schemes – equity funds that qualify for tax deductions under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. The…Continue Reading

FundsIndia’s Mutual Fund Ratings – post SEBI’s categories

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Post AMCs moving to SEBI-defined categories, we have seen different rating agencies as well as ‘top MFs’ list by media houses following various methods to deal with comparison of different…Continue Reading

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Over the past five months, mutual fund houses have been overhauling their funds and strategies to comply with SEBI categorisation rules. This re-categorisation has made peer comparison of funds challenging. For…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Aditya Birla Sun Life Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Aditya Birla Sun Life Equity Fund-Growth, a multi-cap fund, has established itself in the top quartile of its category in the past few years. Its 3-year and 5-year return are…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: The final debate on FD vs. Debt funds

Vidya Bala

For many of you, looking at the latest FD interest offered by banks and comparing it with the past 1 year returns of debt funds serves up an easy conclusion.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Reviews: What’s happening with midcap funds

Bhavana Acharya

After years of admirable performance, the mid-cap segment turned tail. Since the peak hit in January this year, the Nifty Midcap 100 index has lost 13%. In contrast, both the…Continue Reading

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