Tag: Hybrid funds

Markets are soaring; should you stick to hybrid funds?

This, according to some experts, can be a sign that investors are jittery. “The recent investment trends show that investors are nervous about markets as...

Hybrid funds get investors’ attention; see ₹27,220-cr inflow in June quarter

Hybrid funds are mutual fund schemes that typically invest in a combination of equity and debt securities and sometimes to other asset categories such as...

Where should I invest ₹15 lakh to fund my daughter’s wedding?

My daughter is now 12 years old. I want to invest ₹15 lakh (one-time) to fund her wedding. Please suggest suitable options. –Sonam Mehra, Mumbai...

Why asset allocation funds are important

Data suggest that the pandemic effect has made investors look into diversifying their portfolios. There is a question of managing volatility and making volatility-proof investments...

BAFs help first-time investors gain some experience in equity

Over the past one year, AHFs have delivered an average return of around 50%, while BAFs are up around 30% on average, as per data...

For investors, passive funds are cheaper and easier to maintain

I am a 33-year-old working professional and plan to accumulate ₹7 crore over the next 20 years. Every month, I plan to invest ₹60,000 in...

Equity mutual funds see 1st net inflow in 8 months as tide turns

After eight months of net outflows, equity mutual funds attracted net inflows of ₹7,376 crore in March, with all categories of open-ended funds barring multi-cap,...

FMPs are touted to be as safe as FDs, but understand the risks before investing

Fixed maturity plans (FMPs) have fixed opening and maturity dates, and if they are held to maturity, they can give predictable returns like fixed deposits...

​Debt, hybrid mutual funds see large outflows in April; advisors blame Franklin fiasco

The Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund fiasco seems to have hit the debt mutual fund space very hard. The data released by Association of Mutual Funds...