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Debt Mutual Funds

Debt Mutual Funds – Portfolio Construction Framework

Arun Kumar

In recent times, debt mutual funds have been in the limelight, primarily because of NAV declines in few funds led by credit downgrades and defaults. While the credit-related risks were…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Short Term Debt

Mutual Fund Research Desk

A reasonably large sized fund.. The fund maintains a reasonable AUM size around 8,974 crore. Positioned for the short term (2-3 years).. The fund is suitable for investors looking to…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

FundsIndia Views: What is bad news and when to sell your fund

Vidya Bala

The recent spate of negative news in the debt space, with the downgrading of debt papers of some banks and NBFCs, may have caused you to panic. What’s more, for…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: 2019 – Equity and debt outlook

Vidya Bala

2018 was a year that probably gave you glimpses of the rough side of equity and debt markets.  The bad news is that you have probably not seen the end…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: The Five Lessons of 2018

Bhavana Acharya

Markets closed out 2018 in a burst of volatility, capping a year of several yo-yos. Equity and debt markets had a tumultuous 2018, which served to drive home certain basics.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why your dynamic bond fund returns will not be static

Vidya Bala

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. In recent months, your dynamic bond fund’s annualised returns may have fallen from high double-digit returns to single-digit…Continue Reading

UTI Banking and PSU Debt fund has clocked 1 and 3-year returns of 9.1% and 9.4%, respectively - higher than the category average of 8.6% and 8.9%

FundsIndia Recommends: UTI Banking and PSU Debt Fund

Vidya Bala

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. Open a FREE Account Now! If your fixed deposits are maturing now, it is time to move to…Continue Reading

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FundsIndia views: Ultra short-term funds – what they are and when to use

Vidya Bala

Many of you may be familiar with liquid funds. You may either be parking your surplus in them or using them for systematic transfer into equity funds. Another category of…Continue Reading

Don’t fear the Rajan blues

Vidya Bala

Rock star Raghuram Rajan (or R3 as Subramanian Swamy likes to call him), may cause Monday Market Blues with his letter announcing his impending exit from the Central Bank. Short-term,…Continue Reading

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