Tag: direct mutual fund investment in india

Why hybrid funds? Which are the best ones?

Normally the term hybrid fund is used quite loosely. As the name suggests, hybrid means a combination. In the context of mutual funds, it is a combination of ‘Equity and Debt’. According to the latest SEBI categorization of mutual funds, under the category of hybrids, there are 4 broad sub-sets: Equity Balanced Funds (more than

SYSTEMATIC INVESTMENT PLAN (SIP)

SIP is gaining popularity among investors recently.  SIP is an investment plan wherein one could invest a fixed amount in a mutual fund scheme periodically at regular intervals (weekly, fortnightly or monthly).  It is just like a recurring deposit where you deposit a fixed amount every month.   The SIP installment amount could be as

What Is Expense Ratio In Mutual Funds?

You come across the word expense ratio every time you read about mutual funds. Ever wondered how it works? Here is what it is: Expense ratios a portion of your invested money that goes into managing your fund. These expenses include fund management fee, expenses incurred on selling and marketing, fees paid to the registrar and