Is there a ‘good’ date for a SIP?

Bhavana Acharya

Investing each month is a sure-fire way to make the most of market ups and downs in your equity funds. But given that there are 28 days on which you…Continue Reading

Does spreading your SIP over the month help?

Bhavana Acharya

Systematic investment plans help you make the most of market volatility, average out your costs, remove the need for market timing, and, in all this, bump up your returns. By…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why ‘time in the market’ is your only answer

Vidya Bala

Last week, we spoke of lump sum investing versus SIP investing. We discussed why you need to hold your investments for longer periods to avoid the risk of negative returns,…Continue Reading

Don’t make resolutions; make habits

Vidya Bala

‘Resolution’ – I don’t particularly savour the term. It gives me a sense of requiring some steely determination to do something forcibly, and often, it makes me feel like it…Continue Reading

Cost averaging tools beyond SIPs

Vidya Bala

Last week, I penned a quick reminder on why you should keep your SIPs going, especially when you are building a long-term equity-tilted portfolio. True, some of you are well…Continue Reading

Why you should not stop your SIPs now

Vidya Bala

Are you looking at your funds’ one-year returns and wondering if something is wrong? The last you saw the returns chart, say December 31, 2012, most equity funds delivered 30%-plus…Continue Reading

Are you better off investing lump sums?

Vidya Bala

A recent article in Time magazine’s Business section quoted a report from fund house Vanguard that said investors with lump sum were better off investing in the markets all at…Continue Reading


One feature, three perspectives

Srikanth Meenakshi

As you are probably aware, we recently introduced a new feature on our platform called Flexi-SIP (more details here). Quick summary – this feature enables investors to setup a range of…Continue Reading