Mutual Funds

As we move on and progress in life, our goals, income and spending also changes. Therefore, financial planning through the different stages of life is important and should be an ongoing process. Investments and savings should also change, keeping in mind the risk factors including short term and long term goals.
March 20, 2018, 5:02 p.m.

Liquid funds invest in securities with a maturity of up to 91 days. Assets invested are not bound for a long time as liquid funds do not have a lock-in period. It is almost similar to having cash in hand or a savings account.
March 18, 2018, 4:03 a.m.

Domestic MFs’ equity AUM broke a 14-month gaining streak to fall 1.3% MoM in February. The fall in equity AUM was led by fall in market indices (Nifty fell 4.9% MoM – the highest month-on-month decline in two years) and lower equity scheme sales (INR346b; down 26.7% MoM).
March 16, 2018, 11:51 a.m.

Learn from a hypothetical investor's mistake, why not to stop your SIP in a falling market. Continue SIP in falling market to gain more
March 15, 2018, 7:52 a.m.

Aditya BSL AMC has won the ‘Best Fund House: Debt’ twice in the past. This time it gets the Morningstar ‘Best Fund House: Overall’ award.
March 14, 2018, 10:23 a.m.

UTI Treasury Advantage has maintained returns above the category average. Rolling its 1-year returns for 5 years has it above category average all the time.
March 14, 2018, 6 a.m.

With markets falling since February, worry over further corrections may tempt you into stopping your SIPs. But this is not the time to stop SIPs. Why?
March 13, 2018, 7:05 a.m.

Neelesh Surana's fund has bagged the Morningstar Fund Awards 2018 in the large-cap category.
March 12, 2018, 12:35 p.m.

Equity-linked savings schemes, commonly known as ELSS, are mutual funds that primarily invest in equities. ELSS offer higher returns due to investment in the equity market, along with other tax benefits under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act.
March 11, 2018, 8:03 a.m.

For newcomers, the various terms associated with mutual funds could be confusing at times. One such confusion is between ELSS and SIP. While ELSS is a vehicle to invest in mutual funds, SIP is the manner in which this investment can be made.
March 10, 2018, 12:03 p.m.