Should you invest in mid- and small-cap funds now?

Should you invest in mid- and small-cap funds now?

With the new government taking office with a massive majority, it has the elbow room to push through the reforms. No wonder markets are expecting the government will take adequate steps to set right the slowing down economic trajectory and...
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Looking for investment? Sector funds not always a safe bet

Looking for investment? Sector funds not always a safe bet

Mumbai: While looking at mutual fund investment options, you might think that it is an easier bet to just pick a well performing sector that has delivered double-digit returns. According to data by Value Research, the technology sector delivered an average ...
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Beginners’ guide to wealth creation Part III: How to start investing in mutual funds

Beginners’ guide to wealth creation Part III: How to start investing in mutual funds

Mutual Fund Industry’s AUM (Asset Under Management) has grown from Rs 7.01 trillion as on 31st March, 2013 to Rs 23.26 trillion as on 30th April 2018. That’s more than three-fold increase in a span of 5 years! The total...
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Investing in mutual funds? Avoid these two common mistakes

Investing in mutual funds? Avoid these two common mistakes

What actually matters is what a mutual fund invests in and how the fund manager runs it. An elderly gentleman, a retired military officer who was once my neighbour, has been asking me pretty much the same question for decades,...
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Are Accelerator Funds a Better Way for Angels to Invest?

I have been thinking a lot lately about the best way for angels interested in making pre-seed stage investments to put money into start-up companies. I’ve come to the conclusion that investing in accelerator funds is better than joining an...
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Sebi Chief Cautions Mutual Funds Against Letting Debt Funds Bulge

Sebi Chief Cautions Mutual Funds Against Letting Debt Funds Bulge

Mumbai:Amidst the concerted efforts by the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to rein in the mounting issue of bad loans, Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Thursday cautioned mutual fund players against letting some of such money flow...
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