SIP can mean capital loss!

There are no guarantees for market-linked products. You could lose money in stocks, bonds and equity schemes, depending on when you buy and sell....

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When lumpsum investment is better than SIP

All mutual funds encourage you to invest through SIPs. They promote it strongly, running campaigns for distributors to meet new SIP targets. It is...

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Are Capital protection schemes any good?

Capital protected schemes, usually offered by mutual funds, invest around 75% or so in a fixed income product, while the balance 25% money goes into...

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Diversification: How many schemes?

I have come across many investors who have invested in a range of mutual funds, in the name of diversification as well as risk mitigation. More...

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Dynamic asset allocation: Half a product

A new kind of mutual fund scheme is pretending to do dynamic financial planning. It is flawed in multiple ways What if you could you invest in just...

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Hybrid Funds: Adding gold did not help

SBI Mutual Fund has recently filed an offer document with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to launch an open-ended hybrid...

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Fund Performance: Fooled by randomness

Avoid style or theme funds and stick to a few diversified funds. As each fund is diversified enough, putting money across several funds does not help...

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Dynamic Plans: Dart-throwing

Over 40 asset management companies (AMCs) operate in India and offer more than 300 equity schemes. Many fund houses have tried to differentiate...

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Small- and Mid-cap schemes: Cushioning the fall

Over the past two months (ending 31 March 2013), the S&P BSE Small Cap Index crashed by nearly 19% and the S&P BSE Mid Cap Index fell by nearly 13%....

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Monthly Income Plans: Are MIPs worth considering?

Monthly income plans (MIPs) of mutual funds, typically, invest almost 85% of their assets in debt and the remaining portion in equity. Equity...

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