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
Recently, a journalist asked me whether retail investors need to be more careful with their debt funds, in the context of the recent credit risk issues. My reply was, ‘Can they, really?’ When…Continue Reading
The recent spate of credit downgrades and defaults serves to highlight a growing risk in debt funds. That risk is funds’ move into lower-quality debt as a trade-off for higher…Continue Reading
In a word, yes. A debt fund can deliver losses. You would have noticed it last week, when you saw your one-day return in the red. Why does this happen?…Continue Reading
Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s recommendation. If you are looking for options to help you earn higher than the dwindling bank deposit rates, and…Continue Reading
Last week, we covered basics of the types of debt funds. Now, let’s understand how debt funds make their returns. Once that is done, it’s easy to see how risks…Continue Reading
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