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...

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 the 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...

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...

What are Balanced Funds? Balanced funds are mutual funds, which provide exposure to both equity and fixed income classes, or bonds, in a sizable measure. They get their name from the ‘balance’ that they try to strike between the two aforementioned asset classes. While equity...

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...

What is Beta in Mutual Fund? Beta in mutual funds predicts the future of the fund performance and helps to achieve more returns, which in itself carries higher risk. Mutual fund investments always require a measurement tool in order to analyze their performance. This requirement...

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...

Mutual Funds have become a popular investment tool over the last few years. It should be considered by every investor while deciding their investment portfolio strategy. However, like any other investment tool, mutual funds have their own advantages and disadvantages. Let us discuss these in...

Generally, investors having a high-risk appetite consider mid-cap companies for investments. Mid-cap companies are those whose market capitalization is between $2billion and $10 billion. However, please note that these figures are only indications; one investor may regard a $5 billion cap-company as big, while for another,...

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