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HDFC Small Cap

FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Small Cap

Bhavana Acharya

HDFC Small Cap is a recent addition to our Select Funds list. With a 1-year loss of 0.5%, the fund is among the few small-caps whose 1-year returns aren’t deep…Continue Reading

We've made some changes to the FundsIndia research recommended Select Funds mutual fund list

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

These are tough times for equity and even debt markets and for mutual funds. A host of global and domestic factors have sent markets into worry mode. Against this backdrop, we…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: What to make of the market fall

Vidya Bala

The Nifty 50 is down 12% from its 52-week high on August 28, 2018 and the Nifty Midcap 100 is down 26% from a similar high on January 23, 2018.…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

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 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

Reliance Quant fund: The arrival of new-age ‘smart’ funds

Vidya Bala

If you followed developed equity markets in the rest of the world, you would have read that index and ETF-based investing are often touted to be the smart, efficient way…Continue Reading

Use SIPs to make the best of market sale

Ashwini Arulrajhan

Why do we rush to the store when there’s a sale but refrain from investing when the markets fall? If you are wondering what the connection between the two is,…Continue Reading

Correcting markets are the best time to average using a SIP

Don’t stop your SIPs

Bhavana Acharya

With markets falling since February, worry over further corrections may tempt you into stopping your SIPs. But this is not the time to stop SIPs. Why? For a SIP to…Continue Reading

“This year is likely be a more normal year with occasional corrections, unlike 2017”

Bhavana Acharya

Particularly compared to last year- this year is likely to be more volatile, says Harshad Patwardhan, CIO – Equity, Edelweiss Asset Management. He also expects earnings recovery to be led by rural…Continue Reading