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Difference between open-ended and closed-ended Mutual Funds Schemes

Difference between open-ended and closed-ended Mutual Funds Schemes

Mutual funds are classified according to various attributes, such as the nature of the Investment, Risk Profile, and Investment philosophy. Apart from these, the funds differentiated on the basis of their structure—Open-ended and Closed-ended. The difference between the two depends on the flexibility of sale and purchase of fund units. Open-ended MF Schemes: These funds buy and sell units on a continuous basis and, hence, allow investors to enter and exit as per their convenience. The units can be purchased and [...]

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5 parameters to check while you buy mutual fund schemes

5 parameters to check while you buy mutual fund schemes

When it comes to choosing the best Mutual Fund scheme, many investors find it difficult to compare between two MF schemes. On the basis of your objective, you can choose the best Mutual Fund Scheme. If you are taking the help of a Financial Advisor, always check your portfolio on a regular basis, so that you are aware of where your money is invested? In which scheme the fund manager has invested your money (such as Debt Schemes, Equity [...]

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How NRIs can invest in mutual funds in India

How NRIs can invest in mutual funds in India

Most Indians migrate abroad in search of better opportunities. Unsurprisingly, many harbor the dream of coming back one day. A majority has dependents in their home country. In such scenarios, making investments in India is inevitable. But according to Foreign Exchange Management Act, NRIs (Non-resident Indians) can invest in Indian mutual fund scheme. A mutual fund in your home country can give you a diversified portfolio with the desired mix of debt and equity securities. Even if you are risk-averse and want a [...]

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SIP flows may face a hiccup or two

SIP flows may face a hiccup or two

According to the report of UBS, the bulging SIP book, which expected to provide sustainable long-term domestic funds flow, may not be as sticky as widely believed. The moderation in the SIP flows may have huge repercussions for valuation of small and midcap stocks. The survey by UBS shows that investors are open to stopping fresh investments. And even redeeming SIPs due to various catalysts and the ‘sticky’ trend so far in SIPs may be vulnerable in case of [...]

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5 points to consider before choosing a Mutual Fund Advisor

5 points to consider before choosing a Mutual Fund Advisor

The popularity of Mutual Fund Assets among investors is growing to new highs. Many new investors are committing investments to meet their long-term goals. Since it is impossible for some investors to track their investment report. Many of them take the help of a Mutual Fund Advisor. The investors look for an advisor who can help them to manage their investment. So, here are 5 important points to consider before choosing a Mutual Fund Advisor: Qualifications and experience of the Advisor: Using [...]

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Mutual Fund investment planning through your post retirement income

Mutual Fund investment planning through your post retirement income

In India, old age, retirement, and pension are terms that are used almost interchangeably. Hence, it should not come as a surprise that for retirement planning, the conveniently named pension plans offered by insurance companies are hot favorites. In fact, most retirement planners choose these products simply on the basis of their limited understanding of how these products work. The truth is mutual funds have historically outperformed pension plans in the long term. And retirement is a long-term savings [...]

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Four factors to consider before stopping Mutual Fund SIP

Four factors to consider before stopping Mutual Fund SIP

Mutual Fund SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) is a long-term investment for your financial goals. SIP works on the concept of rupee cost averaging and the power of compounding. In Rupee Cost Averaging, we invest a fixed amount in equity funds through SIP. When the market price of the share is low, we bought more units. And when the market price is high we bought lesser units. In power of compounding, it works over a long period of time. We [...]

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How are Close-ended Mutual Funds emerging as a good investment option?

How are Close-ended Mutual Funds emerging as a good investment option

In India, Mutual Fund investors are increasing day by day. They are looking MF investment as a viable source of income for a comfortable lifestyle without worry of inflation. Mutual Funds gives you a better return and help you to increase your wealth. And it also helps you to diversify your investment portfolio. Mutual Fund attracting the investor’s attention because of the power of compounding and rupee cost averaging. One of the reasons for increasing interest in Mutual Fund investment [...]

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In the volatile market what is driving the Mutual Fund SIPs inflow

In the volatile market what is driving the Mutual Fund SIPs inflow

Mutual Fund SIPs (Systematic Investment Plan) is known as the systematic way of creating wealth in the long run. Nowadays SIP is in the news. Because of the rise of SIP accounts in the first quarter of Financial Year 2019 despite the volatile market. According to the report of the Association of Mutual Fund in India (AMFI), in April-June of Financial Year 2019, we collected 58 percent higher amount through SIP than the same period last year. And Mutual Fund [...]

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How to pick Balance Scheme Funds after recategorization of Mutual Fund

How to pick Balance Scheme Funds after recategorization of Mutual Fund

The Security and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi’s) recategorization of mutual fund rule has come into force. Now all balanced funds will known as Hybrid Funds. Through Hybrid Scheme, we can invest in both equity and debt assets (such as stocks & bonds), in different ratio.  This rule not only created the different category of Hybrid Funds but also standardized the allocation of these schemes. To the large extent, it will not change the fundamental qualities of the schemes. So [...]

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