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FundsIndia Reviews: HDFC Capital Builder

The HDFC stable has a handful of funds with a track record of over 20 years. But perhaps the least spoken of them all, despite a steady performance record, would be HDFC Capital Builder. Overshadowed by sister equity funds such as HDFC Equity and HDFC Top 200, Capital Builder is seldom spoken of, in the […]

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FundsIndia Recommends: Mirae Asset India Opportunities

Open a FREE Account Now! A portfolio tilted towards large-cap stocks, returns that beat the benchmark and peers across every market cycle, and a focus on quality and valuations make Mirae Asset India Opportunities a good fund for investors who do not want to take too much risk. The fund was a diversified or a […]

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FundsIndia Views: There’s more to the market than UP elections

The BJP’s win in the UP elections provided a leg up to the market for couple of reasons: one, it reposed the faith in the policy reforms of the government and brushed aside concerns of demonetisation even if it lasts for some time. Two, while too early, it sets the stage for the 2019 elections […]

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FundsIndia Recommends: SBI Magnum MIP – Floater

Open a FREE Account Now! A recent entrant into the hybrid debt category in FundsIndia’s Select list is SBI Magnum MIP – Floater (SBI Magnum Floater). The fund is among the lowest risk in the debt-oriented hybrid category, both in terms of its allocation towards equity and debt as well as in its management of […]

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FundsIndia Views: What should be your time frame and return expectation with equity funds?

Most of you, when you started investing with us, would have heard your FundsIndia advisor tell you that equity funds are not meant for the short term. We say this because equity markets and therefore equity funds, are volatile in the short term. That means they can deliver negative returns. How long can such phases […]

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FundsIndia Recommends: Tata Balanced Fund

Ranking the one-year returns of balanced funds will not have Tata Balanced in the top quartile. Yet, the fund remains among the best in its category, with a solid long-term record of consistently clocking above-average returns. It ranks in the top quartile in the 3, 5, and 10-year periods. It is able to participate well […]

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FundsIndia Views: Should you worry about debt fund declines?

The single-day fall in medium and long-term debt funds ranging from 0.1% to 2.2% on February 8, 2017, following the Monetary Policy, might look alarming. There were also sections of the media blaming fund managers for betting on the Monetary Policy and losing money for investors.  Is this really the case? Why did we have […]

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FundsIndia Recommends: Tata India Tax Savings

In our previous Select Funds review, we had introduced Tata India Tax Savings in the tax-saving fund category. This fund has climbed steadily up the ranking charts since 2015, thanks to correct calls on sectors and stocks. It makes good use of the flexibility to move across market capitalisations, using the ongoing midcap rally to […]

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FundsIndia Recommends: DSP BlackRock Income Opportunities

At a time when rates have dropped and are expected to drop further, investing in an income fund may seem incongruent. But it is a good move for many reasons. A good part of the duration rally is already past. Two, the currency withdrawal has hastened the pace of interest rate cuts by banks in […]

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FundsIndia Recommends: SBI Magnum Equity

A new addition to our ‘Select Funds’ list this quarter is SBI Magnum Equity. While SBI Bluechip, a top-notch fund from the same fund house also figures in our list, SBI Magnum Equity, is a recent addition. SBI Magnum Equity is a pure large-cap fund, unlike its sister fund that takes some mid-cap exposure. As […]

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