How exactly must one invest in mutual funds? This question may be lingering on your minds for a long time. We are, of course, talking more in terms of equity funds more than just funds. Must you opt for lump sum investments or adopt a systematic and phased approach to investing (SIP)? Which works better?
ICRA had downgraded some of the debt funds of HDFC, Birla and UTI due to their large exposure to a subsidiary of IL&FS. The problem was quite unique. The IL&FS subsidiary was not exactly a cash-crunched company but had enough cash flows in its books. However, it sought protection in the blanket immunity given to
In line with the growth in the mutual fund industry that is witnessing transformation day-by-day, we at Tradeplus launched full version of mobile app for android users https://cutt.ly/infinimf with comprehensive features for easy and quick investment. The app is user-friendly and with the app in your mobile, you take complete control of your Mutual Fund Investment
When you select an equity or debt fund to invest in, there is also a choice between growth and dividend plans. There is also the dividend reinvestment plan but that is not too popular. The choice is normally between a growth plan and a dividend plan. For example, if a fund has a NAV of
Equity linked savings schemes (ELSS) are equity funds with a 3 year lock in which also give you benefit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. There is an outer limit of Rs.1.50 lakhs on Section 80C of which ELSS funds are one of the items of investment. The beauty of the ELSS is
Did you know that there are more than 2 crore SIP folios in India and these SIPs (predominantly equity mutual fund SIPs) are contributing nearly Rs.7200 crore (more than $1.1 billion) of inflows each month. Effectively, the retail investors are indirectly participating in the equity markets in a very big way. But a SIP is
SIP investment is the buzz word that you keep hearing all time these days. Many investors often get confused how SIP plans actually work and what is the benefit of investing in SIP plans. A SIP is a systematic investment plan that allows you to invest a little amount of money over a period of