A risk is a calculated uncertainty that every asset possesses. Liquidity risk is one such uncertainty introduced by the securities market for investment. When an investor acquires an asset, they expect that the investment will mature (as with a bond) or that it will be...

The world of mutual funds is filled with terminology. In order to wade through these waters, an investor needs to be aware of them regardless of whether they make their investments on their own or via a financial advisor or distributor. Let’s take a look...

ELSS funds will help in your tax planning for the coming fiscal year. Investing in these funds will give you tax benefit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. These funds are picked based on parameters such as highest returns over the 3-year and...

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 Bond Funds? Bond funds are mutual funds, which provide investors with a diverse portfolio of fixed-income investments such as bills and bonds issued by different entities. They make the process of holding bonds issued by different issuers easier by providing access to a...

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...

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...

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...

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