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Time to Get Active on Passive Funds?

Maulik Madhu

Globally, as a majority of the actively-managed funds have been underperforming their benchmark indices for a long time, investor money has been flowing into low-cost passive (or index) funds. In…Continue Reading

A stimulus for ‘Survival’ and not ‘Revival’!

Maulik Madhu

Surpassing expectations, the Prime Minister announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore stimulus package this week. Then came the details.  While the package (two tranches so far) has offered relief to…Continue Reading

Monthly Market Insight – April 2020

Mutual Fund Research Desk

The April 2020 edition of FundsIndia’s Monthly Market Insight discusses the 6 reasons why exiting now isn’t a good option and talks about what happens to the market next. Consumer Price…Continue Reading

Should you invest in mid-cap and small cap funds?

Maulik Madhu

Impacted by Coronavirus and the associated economic crisis, markets world-over have come off their highs. In India, the S&P BSE Sensex has fallen close to 27% from its previous peak. …Continue Reading

IDFC Sterling Value Fund

An underrated fund at the helm of a veteran fund manager

Arun Kumar

Not so great recent performance… Intuitively most of us like to buy a fund with a strong recent performance or high star rating (which is significantly influenced by strong recent…Continue Reading

Tax saving ELSS

ELSS Options for Tax Saving

Naveen R S

With the tax-return filing season just a few months away, check out the tax saving ELSS funds for reducing your tax outgo. You can shortlist one or two funds from fund…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

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

In the last couple of months, the Government of India has shown its intent to revive the economy with a slew of positive measures to address concerns on the weak…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Axis Bluechip

Ashwini Arulrajhan

Axis Bluechip (previously called Axis Equity) delivered 12.8% returns in the last 5 years against 12% delivered by benchmark index Nifty 100 TRI. At a time when largecap funds have…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Franklin India Smaller Companies

Gourav Kumar

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is among the less risky funds in the high-risk smallcap space. The fund showcases lower volatility and aggression compared with peers for the following reasons:…Continue Reading