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Conservative Hybrid Funds – Not So Conservative!

Shrinath M L

At the current juncture, fixed income investors need to be prepared for relatively lower returns both from Bank Fixed Deposits and Debt funds compared to the returns they enjoyed in…Continue Reading

Is it good to be Risk-Seeking or Risk-Averse?

G. Vetrivel

This question would have arisen in the minds of all investors at some part of their investment journey. I would like to try giving a solution to this question. To…Continue Reading

8 Personal Finance Lessons from Bollywood Flicks

Anirban Chakraborty

Movies evoke a wide range of emotions from people. They hold a mirror to life and a window into a reality; sometimes bringing about a marked difference in your thinking…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Features: Portfolio Review

Anirban Chakraborty

Mutual funds are a versatile and accessible way of entering the world of investment, even with negligible knowledge of all the technical jibber-jabber. While funds offer a free-for-all pass to…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 mutual funds, in the context of the recent credit risk issues. My reply was, ‘Can they, really?’…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

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 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

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FundsIndia Explains: What is Risk

Mutual Fund Research Desk

In the context of any investment product and specifically mutual funds, we often use the term ‘risk’. Risk acquires different meanings to different people. They also assign such meaning differently…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: The why and how of portfolio diversification

Bhavana Acharya

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/339133316″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Looking at double-digit returns in the stock market, it may seem…Continue Reading

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