Tag: Asset allocation

‘Diversify portfolio via multiple asset classes to create wealth over long term’

Amit Ganatra, senior fund manager, HDFC Asset Management Company, talks about the importance of diversification and how asset allocation is the key to creating wealth...

How to pick the right international mutual fund?

International Mutual Funds have become a popular investment option for investors in recent years as they have been turning to such schemes to get exposure...

Is it the right time to invest in dynamic asset allocation funds?

Dynamic asset allocation funds or balanced advantage funds (BAF) have gained traction in recent times. From January, these funds have been seeing inflows as compared...

‘I retained a diversified portfolio during covid’

In April 2020, when covid hit India and the country went into lockdown, Mint spoke to industry leaders in the financial services space to understand...

Which are the best mutual fund schemes to invest for long term?

Investment in mutual funds (MF) requires a certain duration of time to give efficient returns to the investors. Mutual fund investments work best in the...

Be prudent and follow simple steps to become financially free

A volatile business, lack of contingency planning, high-interest debt, and four dependents (two children and parents)—that’s what it took Mehul Ratanghayra, 46, to realize that...

6 ways to reduce investment risk on your portfolio

If you are investing in equity-related avenues to get high returns on your investment portfolio without weighing the risks, you might not be heading in...

5 plug and play funds for the DIY investor

With 37 mutual fund categories and counting, investors have multiple layers of decisions to make in building an investment portfolio. There are asset classes to...

My boyfriend’s ex-wife claimed her sons as dependents and got their stimulus, despite losing full custody. What can we do?

Dear Moneyist, Perhaps you can lead me to the proper channels so I can take action. I am a mother to 5 young boys: 3...

A top JPMorgan advisor is advising her clients to cut their exposure to stocks and hold more cash to weather Washington’s gridlock on stimulus

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., tears her copy of President Donald Trump’s s State of the Union address after he delivered it to a...

Why Sebi’s 9/11 strike on mutual funds has misfired

On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, Sebi decided to strike India’s mutual fund industry with one such unusual circular. The circular addressed the market regulator’s...

Confused about where to invest in a volatile market? Here’s a list of hand-picked funds

Many retail investors have dabbled directly in stocks to pocket quick bucks as their long-term portfolios languished because of the market volatility triggered by the...

Ten questions to ask yourself before exiting equities due to corrections

My seven-year old golden retriever, Leo, is a rather feisty dog. Walking him each morning is an exercise in physical and mental endurance. He constantly...

Systematic investment plans don’t reduce the risk of investing in equities

When it comes to investing, there are no certainties. Therefore, it is important to evaluate any dictum related to investing with facts and data. One...

Shankar Sharma investment ideas: Real economy in bad shape; don’t get romantic about this market rally: Shankar Sharma

A lot of opinion makers had classified you as bearish but you are saying look, I am not bearish. I believe in seizing these opportunities...