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Should I Exit Equities Now and Enter Back Later at Lower Levels?

Shrinath M L

There is a lot going on in the world – crude oil price volatility, Fed rate hikes, global inflation concerns, surge in commodity prices, Covid outbreak in China etc. And…Continue Reading

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: What should you do?

Arun Kumar

What happened? Why has the market declined? Here are some of the factors that have impacted the Indian markets recently Russia-Ukraine conflict Brent Oil has crossed 100 USD/Barrel – first…Continue Reading

Six Questions to ask yourself before investing in Sectoral and Thematic Funds

Shrinath M L

In recent times, we have received a lot of queries on Sectoral and Thematic Funds. The growing interest in the category is also reflected in its net inflows. Sectoral/Thematic category…Continue Reading

What happens when you start an Equity SIP and the market never falls?

Shrinath M L

Once upon a time there lived a poor woodcutter. On a hot, sultry day he was chopping down a large tree near a river. As he toiled hard at work,…Continue Reading

Equity SIP Investors and the Three Points of Failure!

Arun Kumar

Let me start with a simple question.  Would you like to have a fit physique like say, Virat Kohli or Sindhu? Assuming you are not that rare fellow human being…Continue Reading

A Primer on Making Sense of Debt Fund Returns

Arun Kumar

In the last few weeks, you would have suddenly noticed that some of your debt mutual funds have given slight negative returns. The extent of negative returns would be different…Continue Reading

Taking Advantage of Volatility

Arun Kumar

The returns from equities for the last 1-2 years haven’t been great. The mid and smallcap category has taken a larger hit compared to large caps. The reasons range from…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Effect of volatility on fund returns

Gourav Kumar

Over the last 6 months, markets have been in the red often. While BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 are back to their all time highs, small and midcap indices…Continue Reading

When your SIP returns turn negative

Mutual Fund Research Desk

If you had started investments in equity SIPs in the past 3 months or 6 months or in some cases even one year, your annualized returns (IRR) would likely be…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Explains: Capture Ratio

Mutual Fund Research Desk

‘The market has done extremely well, has my fund kept up with it?’ ‘The market is bleeding, has my fund come out with minimal losses?’ These are important questions to…Continue Reading