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FundsIndia Recommends: Kotak Emerging Equity Scheme

Vidya Bala

If you are an aggressive investor and building a long-term portfolio, this may be a good time to invest in a midcap fund like Kotak Emerging Equity. This aggressive fund…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Axis Banking & PSU Debt

Vidya Bala

Amidst all the risks that transpired in the debt space, in the last 6 months, Axis Banking & PSU Debt was among the few funds that remained steady and unhurt…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

FundsIndia Views: The final debate on FD vs. Debt funds

Vidya Bala

For many of you, looking at the latest FD interest offered by banks and comparing it with the past 1 year returns of debt funds serves up an easy conclusion.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why you should not be exiting debt funds now

Vidya Bala

If you were to look at the year-ago returns of many of your debt funds and the current returns, you will wonder if you made a wrong choice in investing…Continue Reading

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FundsIndia Reviews: Mutual fund round-up for 2017

Bhavana Acharya

2017 saw equity markets give a stiff competition to the heady 2014 market, clocking in returns excess of 30%. For debt funds though, the 2017 calendar was one of second-guessing…Continue Reading

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FundsIndia Views: Why you can go wrong with point-to-point returns

Bhavana Acharya

Today, the 1-year return of BNP Paribas Midcap looks to be among the best at 40%. L&T India Value sports a 1-year return of 31.7%. On a 3-year basis too,…Continue Reading

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Reading between the past returns of mutual funds

Ashwini Arulrajhan

‘Past returns are not indicative of future returns’ is a disclaimer you would have come across often. The reason why past returns cannot be taken as a yardstick is because…Continue Reading

FundsIndia explains: What are absolute returns

Mutual Fund Research Desk

“My investment in that Bombay house grew to Rs.85 lakhs from when I bought it back in 2000 for just Rs.25 lakhs. My investment has tripled!” That’s a declaration that…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Reset your return expectations

Vidya Bala

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. With the markets delivering close to 20% returns on a year-to-date basis, many of you may set this…Continue Reading