mutual funds

  • HDFC Mutual Fund launches MNC-themed fund. Should you invest? February 17, 2023 11:53 AM IST

    Experts said seasoned investors with expert knowledge over exit and entry timing can look at investing in new fund offerings.

  • Why investors are into long duration debt funds despite the RBI repo rate hike February 16, 2023 12:10 PM IST

    Long term investors looking to lock-in high yield on the long term bonds in a tax efficient manner is keen on long duration funds. Here is how they look at these schemes as RBI is yet to pause on interest rates hikes.

  • Equity funds disappointed in 2022. But there’s a way to turn them around February 16, 2023 07:23 AM IST

    Patience and courage to navigate through periods of volatility and underperformance in equity investments are the price you have to pay to get handsome returns over the long term.

  • These 22 stocks helped the top 5 PMS schemes outsmart Nifty in January February 15, 2023 04:42 PM IST

    As many as 171 schemes performed better than the Nifty while 43 of these schemes generated positive returns.

  • Mutual funds increased exposure to these sub-sectors lately. Do you own any? February 16, 2023 09:18 AM IST

    These sub-sectors have turned attractive for the active fund managers and taken fresh positions or increased exposure in the stocks within those sectors

  • Why past returns are not a good measure to identify the best debt fund February 15, 2023 07:03 AM IST

    The debt fund returns in a fund’s fact sheet or on its website tell you how the fund has done in the past. But to draw a more accurate comparison with a bank FD, you need to look at a debt fund’s Yield to Maturity.

  • GST Intelligence investigates at least 10 mutual fund houses for wrongful expense claims February 14, 2023 07:19 PM IST

    Around 10-12 mutual fund houses have been sent letters of inquiry, seeking details of ‘dubious transactions’. The liability is estimated to be around Rs 500 crore

  • How flexi cap became the largest category in equities in 2022 February 13, 2023 12:53 PM IST

    Assets under management in flexi cap equity category hit its peak with total assets amounting to Rs 2.46 trillion during the quarter ended December 2022.

  • Here are the six fixed income investments that outshine in this uncertain interest rate scenario February 17, 2023 11:55 AM IST

    Given the uncertainty around the future movement of interest rates, the yields provided by these debt investment products look attractive

  • Where to invest Rs 10 lakh today? Don’t lose faith in US tech stocks, says Rajeev Thakkar of Parag Parikh MF February 13, 2023 07:28 AM IST

    The fund house has been hit by the fall in US technology stocks, but that hasn’t dented this CIO’s faith in the space. He’s also bullish on banks and state-run companies where the chances of the government’s exit are high.

  • SEBI invites EOIs for 'empanelment of forensic auditors' for MFs, AMCs, trustee companies February 11, 2023 10:45 PM IST

    The invitation of EOIs comes amid SEBI proposing to increase the role and accountability of the trustees in a bid to safeguard unitholders’ interest.

  • Why smaller towns took to equity mutual funds February 10, 2023 07:15 PM IST
  • Edelweiss MF, Kotak MF put restrictions on international funds February 13, 2023 01:24 PM IST

    While Kotak Mahindra MF has suspended lump sum investments and fresh as well existing SIPs in one of its overseas schemes, Edelweiss MF has stopped only lump sum investments in its seven schemes.

  • Union Budget's infra boost puts bank stocks in sweet spot; Here's what MFs are banking on February 11, 2023 12:01 PM IST

    Mutual funds focused on banking and financial services have gained the most since Budget 2023. Experts opine that Budget’s added thrust on infrastructure sector has cheered the banking stocks.

  • Beware! Axis Mutual Fund lists fake Telegram channels using its name February 09, 2023 07:33 PM IST

    Axis MF’s advisory comes after SEBI had in December asked AMCs to be vigilant and monitor social media platforms to identify Telegram groups that pass themselves off as registered mutual funds or misuse the names of mutual funds.

  • Investors shrug off volatility, equity fund inflows surge 72% in January February 09, 2023 02:30 PM IST

    Despite fears around a recession in the US, Indian markets continued to witness flows likely based on expectations around growth in the Indian markets.

  • RBI raises repo rate as expected, but does not hint at end to hikes February 10, 2023 09:31 AM IST

    The possible reason the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee has kept the door open for future rate hikes is that while inflation has eased, it is still higher than the RBI’s target. Meanwhile, post the latest hike, the portfolio yields of debt mutual funds will move up marginally.

  • What should debt fund investors do as RBI hikes repo rate? February 10, 2023 09:27 AM IST

    RBI has raised repo rate by 25 basis points on February 8. This pushed up the short term rates. Here is how investors should realign their debt fund investments.

  • Which target maturity fund will help you ride out RBI’s final rate hike(s)…and beyond? February 08, 2023 06:42 AM IST

    RBI’s first monetary policy of 2023 may well see its final, or one of its last, interest rate hikes for now. And target maturity funds are an ideal investment for your debt allocation.

  • Retirement oriented mutual funds love these 15 small cap multibaggers February 07, 2023 09:28 AM IST

    Retirement plans offered by mutual funds usually buy and hold stocks for long term since they seldom face redemption pressure. Despite their conservative nature, many of these schemes prefer these smallcap stocks

  • Govt and AAA-rated bonds, target maturity and short-term funds will shine in 2023 February 07, 2023 09:05 AM IST

    Government bond yields rises significantly over the past 12 months and may peak out soon. But India’s real yields outperform most emerging markets. This creates a short-term opportunity and prospect of making healthy medium-term returns

  • Opinion: 5 reasons why Budget 2023 will push India’s growth story, despite global gloom February 06, 2023 03:33 PM IST

    With an increased focus on capital creation, housing recovery, green initiatives, consumption boost and fiscal prudence, Budget 2023 puts the nation on a sustainable path of economic growth and development.

  • Mutual Funds: Why investing in last year’s winner may prove to be a dud February 03, 2023 07:16 AM IST

    A fund’s past performance is an inadequate measure. You need to look at other factors to filter and shortlist the funds that you want to add to your portfolio.

  • Budget 2023 : A growth budget that leads to lower deficit and capital expenditure should nudge RBI to stop rate hikes, Swarup Mohanty February 02, 2023 05:32 PM IST

    Overall, a budget coming ahead of a General Election year had been expected to deliver and to a large extent it has.

  • Budget 2023 | Sticks to fiscal discipline, avoids being populist, despite a year before elections, Pankaj Murarka February 02, 2023 04:57 PM IST

    From spending more on infrastructure, including a significant hike in spending on railways, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also had something big for the agriculture sector, including a fund to encourage agri-startups by young entrepreneurs