You must have received numerous calls from people or companies trying to recommend some mutual funds. Have you ever wondered who these people are? Are they authorized to recommend funds? Is their recommendation trustworthy? Off late, mutual funds have become a favorite investment instrument. All thanks...

What are Debt Funds? A mutual fund that invests in fixed income securities is known as debt mutual funds. These funds typically invest in securities such as Treasury Bills, Government Securities, and corporate bonds that are of a varying horizon. These securities typically come with a...

SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) has probably become one of the most talked about the term since the mutual fund industry garnered investors' focus. As we are entering 2019, in this blog we seek to discuss how to select the best SIPs. Read on! What is a SIP? A...

An asset management company (AMC) is a financial services company that offers different mutual fund schemes to invest. The money invested in the schemes is typically received from the clients of the AMC and is subsequently invested in securities that are in line with the...

We often come across the advice from parents, teachers that says - Know your priorities! People tend to think that young investors generally don't know what is important for them at a given stage in the course of their life. An individual has their own priorities...

Quantitative strategies involve creating a portfolio of stocks using set rules, which are framed based on well-established principles of finance. A vast majority of investors believe that Market Beta and Manager Alpha drive the portfolio returns. However, recent research has shown that a large part of...

What are Closed-ended Funds? Closed-ended funds, also known as CEFs for short, are basically a type of mutual fund, but their special feature is that they are a combination of the elements of regular open-end mutual funds and ETFs. A closed-end fund is also known as...

What are Debt Funds? Debt funds are a type of mutual funds, which can generate good returns from your money by allocating assets in deposits or bonds of various financial securities. These financial securities have a fixed period of maturity and a fixed rate of interest....

All around the world, gold is respected for its value. It has always remained a prevalent and smart investment choice across the globe. It has evolved to being used for virtual trading from being simple a corporeal asset. Even though it is rare, gold is...

Life is all about relativity. The comparison with others in a similar sphere gives a sense of progress towards the better or worse achieved. Same stands for mutual fund returns as well.  While investing in Mutual Funds, investors might come across a term called Benchmark...

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