Tag: SIPs

Long-term investors should consider investing in gilt funds through SIPs

Gilt funds posted stellar returns in the past one and a half years (barring the past few weeks) and their dream run may continue. The...

Equity MF outflow soars to 10-yr high

Frenetic withdrawals by mutual fund (MF) investors in August to reap the gains of a stock market surge amid economic uncertainty drove net outflows from...

Lazy SIP money, FII  inflow  holding up stock prices

Open-ended equity mutual funds (MFs) saw a net outflow of ₹2,480 crore in July 2020. Inflows into mutual funds through systematic investment plans (SIPs) remained...

Redeemed your MF? It’s important to report capital gains or losses in ITR

With companies starting to issue Form 16 to their employees, many individuals have begun the process of filing the income tax return (ITR) for the...

There is a way to make SIPs work in tough times

The monthly Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) number has dipped below ₹8,000 crore for the first time in almost two years. Net inflows into actively managed...

Sort your investments into separate portfolios for easier tracking of goals

I am 31 years old with a small child, and I earn ₹55,600 per month. My goals are retirement in 2048 and my child’s higher...

What yoga lessons can teach you about investing

Tune out the noise Focusing your mind and establishing a sense of calm is one of the first things yoga teaches you. According to Shweta...

A portfolio with a large number of funds makes it harder to manage

I am 30 years old. My monthly salary is ₹75,000 and I have been investing ₹19,000 per month for the past one year: ₹5,000 in...

Distribute equity assets among small-, mid- and large-caps

I am 25 years old and I earn ₹70,000 per month. I am interested in building a corpus of ₹5 crore for buying a house...

For direct investing, get guidance from advisers or recommendation websites

I invest ₹2,000 each in systematic investment plans (SIPs) of HDFC Top 100, Kotak Standard Multicap, Mirae Asset Large Cap Fund Regular, Franklin India Equity,...

Why do equity and debt MF investors react differently?

The Indian retail equity mutual fund investor has continued to baffle commentators and policymakers by her behaviour across the previous few mega market mayhem events....