What are Equity Funds? An equity fund is a form of mutual fund investment that mainly invests in equities or stocks. Equity funds are also known as stock funds. Equity means ownership in businesses or firms (privately or publicly traded). These funds can be traded...

Any Mutual Fund scheme offered by the Asset Management Companies (AMCs) has two variants –  a direct Mutual Fund scheme and a regular Mutual Fund scheme. Both the variants offer the same portfolio composition and the Assets Under Management (AUM) are also identical. Moreover, they...

What are Mutual Funds? A mutual fund is an indirect way of investing in equities, bonds, money market instruments, and other financial assets. It is like a group buying program for securities, where a large number of investors deposit money in a collective pool to...

Equity and mutual fund markets have captured the imagination of investors for decades. No expert can claim to have mastered the art of investing. But seasoned investors swear by patience and observation. If you are a new investor, it is easy to get swayed by...

As per the latest report released by AMFI, the total commission and expenses paid to 979 Mutual Fund (MF) Distributors year-on-year (y-o-y) grew by a whopping 70% or Rs. 3,533.3 crores in the fiscal year 17-18 to Rs. 8,533.73 crores. This growth in distributor payouts...

“Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risk. Please read the offer document carefully before investing” The disclaimer is well known by now and is found across media channels – be it print media or electronic media. Before we delve deeper into how market impact...

Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS) are tax saving mutual funds which provide an investor with the tax-saving benefit of up to Rs 1.5 Lakh under section 80 C of the Income Tax Act. An investor may invest more than Rs 1.5 lakh in these schemes...

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