Diversified mutual funds are funds with absolute diversification amongst all sectors of the economy. Generally, a mutual fund targets a particular sector depending upon its cap-size and earn benefits from the rise of that particular sector. The performance of these sectors associated mutual fund depends...

Small-cap funds are one of the types of mutual fund. The Cap stands for market capitalization, meaning the total market share of any publicly traded companies. So, market share is determined when the total number of outstanding shares are multiplied into market price per share (eg....

In India, the structure of Mutual Funds is a three-tier structure with a few other significant components. It is not just the different banks or AMCs that create or float different mutual fund schemes; instead, there are other players that are involved in the structure of...

Before we look at the best index funds in India, let us understand the concept of index funds. Index funds are funds that derive its value from the underlying indices or benchmarks. They are directly proportional to the performance of underlying benchmarks and thus are...

While talking about mutual funds we often come across words such as best small-cap funds, top mid-cap, and large-cap funds. However, very few of us understand their true meaning. Companies or corporates whose securities or market share value exceeds 500 crores are termed as stable...

What are Dynamic Funds? The stock market often has either a bearish or bullish trend of running itself; bearish in terms of fall of price and bullish in terms of rising of the price. It is always tricky to match the timings of these trends and...

What are Growth Funds? A growth fund is a type of mutual fund with high risk and offers high gain, and which invests in companies with fast-paced progress or companies having high potential. Growth funds are funds with which one can expect high volatility and equally...

What are Index Funds? An index fund, as the name suggests, invests money in an index benchmark. In India, the role of the benchmark is fulfilled by Nifty, Sensex and likewise indices. The performance of an index fund is directly proportionate to the performance of these...

In mutual funds, the returns on investment are much more important than the other features such as tax savings or dividend income. Therefore, it is important to understand how the return of investment in a mutual fund is calculated? What are the aspects or principles...

Before the establishment of the Securities Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), Unit Trust of India was created in order to bring the savings from the household to industries and protect the interests of the investors. However, with the growth of industrialization, there was a need...

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