An Equity Linked Savings Scheme or ELSS are diversified equity funds where most of the money is invested in equity related instruments.  These funds are open-ended in nature and allow you to not only save tax but also to generate capital appreciation. ELSS is one of...

What are Bond Funds? When it comes to fixed income products in India, investors tend to look at bank or post office fixed deposits, and other small savings schemes like the public provident fund, Kisan Vikas Patra, recurring deposits, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme,...

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 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...

Investors strive to find the right opportunities to capitalize on profitable investments. While the market is filled with numerous avenues for potential candidates, investors need to be on their toes to identify the appropriate channels. If you are planning to make the most of your...

What are Gold Funds? Gold Funds are a type of Exchange Traded Funds or Mutual Funds. Such funds allow investors to invest in companies that are producing gold or in various gold bullion. The goal of such funds is to obtain high returns from investing in...

The equity market in India has become very volatile these days. Based on our assessment, this can be mainly attributed to the following 3 reasons: 1. Rising global crude oil prices 2. Rising US interest rates 3. Indian state and central elections over the next 7 months Let us...

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...

Mutual fund investment can be an intimidating decision. There are usually so many questions you need to ask and answer! Which type of fund is best for me? Is this fund more profitable than the other one? How do I track and measure my returns...

Mutual funds are the go-to option for long-term investors; but what if you need to invest money for a short-term and still need a decent rate of return? The answer is money market funds. Money market funds are one of the best solutions for investors...