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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

Is the market correction good enough?

Why your returns are not the same as the market’s return

Vidya Bala

In an investor-gathering addressed by a renowned fund manager, a presentation on the returns delivered by equities over several years was put up. One of the investors asked him, “you…Continue Reading

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

Parag Parikh Long Term Equity

FundsIndia Recommends: Parag Parikh Long Term Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Among equity funds, Parag Parikh Long Term Equity stands apart. Its difference comes from its portfolio, its strategy, and its performance. The fund is categorised as a multicap fund, and…Continue Reading

Sundaram Services Fund NFO: Tapping some new opportunities

Mutual Fund Research Desk

The services sector in India accounts for over half our GDP. It is also among the steadier drivers of GDP growth. Sundaram Services Fund aims at capturing the opportunities in…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings

Bhavana Acharya

In an interest rate cycle that’s starting to move up, funds with shorter maturities can reflect the higher rates more quickly and are less volatile at the same time. Aditya…Continue Reading

What’s an NFO? Should you go for it?

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Expanding into New Fund Offer, an NFO is the launch of a new mutual fund by an asset management company. And there are several of these cropping up in recent…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity

Bhavana Acharya

Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity is a good option in equity-linked savings schemes – equity funds that qualify for tax deductions under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. The…Continue Reading

FundsIndia’s Mutual Fund Ratings – post SEBI’s categories

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Post AMCs moving to SEBI-defined categories, we have seen different rating agencies as well as ‘top MFs’ list by media houses following various methods to deal with comparison of different…Continue Reading