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FundsIndia Views: 2018 – taking stock of markets and economy

Vidya Bala

‘So much has happened but nothing has changed’. This will describe the performance of the equity and debt market in 2018. 2018 was a year of much activity in companies…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Challenge fund managers with this election portfolio

Mutual Fund Research Desk

If there is one thing that is hogging news headlines these days, it is elections. With several state elections coming up and the general elections next year, there is enough…Continue Reading

Catch super-large companies young with ICICI Pru Nifty Next 50 Index

FundsIndia Reviews: ICICI Pru Nifty Next 50 Index fund

Vidya Bala

SEBI defines the top 100 stocks as the large-cap universe for mutual funds to invest in. You know about the top 50 – nested in the bellwether index Nifty 50.…Continue Reading

Make your move before elections

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Many of you fear market volatility or market reactions to the elections. This is not surprising. Political stability would be a clear positive for the markets, while a government change…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Axis Long Term Equity

Bhavana Acharya

With only a few months left to the end of this fiscal, you will be looking for avenues to save on taxes. Axis Long Term Equity, an equity-linked savings scheme,…Continue Reading

MOSL Nasdaq 100

Should you invest in Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 FoF?

Vidya Bala

If there is an equity market that is less correlated to the Indian market and provides a diverse set of companies to invest in, it is the US market. Hence,…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

FundsIndia Recommends: Franklin India Corporate Debt

Vidya Bala

These are times when debt mutual funds appear to be operating on the extremes – taking credit risks for higher returns or playing it very safe and compromising on returns.…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: Do actively managed funds underperform benchmarks?

Gourav Kumar

Over the last couple of years, there has been a lot of talk about index funds. Some are convinced that index funds are better than actively managed funds. Some say…Continue Reading