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FundsIndia Recommends: Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan

Vidya Bala

For those who are looking at long-term investment in debt and want steady returns, holding income accrual funds is a good idea. Among such funds, if you can assume a…Continue Reading

Here are 7 reasons why you should invest in mutual funds

7 reasons why you should invest in Mutual Funds

Aparna Hari

Earn. Save. Spend. This is the cycle of money that we live by every month, if not every day, of our lives. By now, we’re sure you know the importance…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: SBI Magnum MIP – Floater

Bhavana Acharya

Open a FREE Account Now! A recent entrant into the hybrid debt category in FundsIndia’s Select list is SBI Magnum MIP – Floater (SBI Magnum Floater). The fund is among…Continue Reading

The job of a debt fund

Vidya Bala

A recent article by Dhirendra Kumar of Valueresearch ‘Debt funds’ self-inflicted losses’ came as a surprise. The article surprised me for some of the assumptions it made about debt fund…Continue Reading

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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 Recommends: UTI Income Opportunities

Vidya Bala

At a time when duration is the preferred strategy in the debt fund market, we recommend that investors supplement it with some accrual funds as well (for those wanting to…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Why debt fund returns are not fixed

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Last week, in this column, we explained why equity fund returns are not fixed or predictable. This week, we’ll take up debt funds. You may look in askance if we…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

FundsIndia Recommends: Birla Sun Life Treasury Optimizer

Vidya Bala

Dynamic bond funds, income funds, short-term debt funds – confused about what category to invest in? If you are simply looking to invest in a debt fund for over two…Continue Reading