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FundsIndia Strategies: Conservative Hybrid Vs. Equity Savings for 1-3 years

Gourav Kumar

For a person looking for a low-risk mutual fund option for parking short term money, we recently took a look at the pros and cons of arbitrage funds vs. liquid…Continue Reading

Why SEBI needs to strengthen rules to protect investors in debt mutual funds

Vidya Bala

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

FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Capital Builder Value

Bhavana Acharya

Markets have given up their post-election euphoria and are factoring in global concerns. In this volatility, aggressive investors can go for midcaps and smallcaps as opportunities are ripe. But for…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

Children’s education – when parents aspire without a plan

Vidya Bala

When I met some of my school teachers in a reunion, one of our teachers commented on how parents’ view on education has changed over years. If the debate was…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Liquid or Arbitrage funds for short-term money?

Ashwini Arulrajhan

When you look at low-risk options for parking short-term money, liquid funds are often opted for. But the tax-conscious amongst you often ask us if you should go for arbitrage…Continue Reading

NFO: Principal Small Cap Fund

FundsIndia Desk

This is about an interesting new fund offer – Principal Small Cap Fund, an equity mutual fund that invests in smallcap stocks. While we’re usually wary with NFOs, we believe…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Mirae Asset India Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Mirae Asset India Equity is among the steadiest equity funds. It beats the broad-market Nifty 500 TRI index all the time in any 3-year period since its inception. The average…Continue Reading

Your investment options

Mutual Fund Research Desk

When you first start out to plan your finances, it is likely that you are overwhelmed with the options there are. There are a number of instruments that will help…Continue Reading

Why looking at 1-year returns can misguide you

Ashwini Arulrajhan

Whenever you are looking for funds to invest and look at the performance screen of a fund, the 1-year returns is the number that registers and also influences decision.  There…Continue Reading

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