The last few weeks have been terrible for equity investors. And we don’t know if it will get worse. The market correction has been savage. And nothing has been spared. The best of blue chips have been battered. So have mid and small caps. Global equities have been trashed too. It is not just the quantum of correction but also the pace of it, that has most investors … [Read more...] about Market Crash: How could we have reduced the pain?
With markets at an all time high, retail investors are rushing towards equity markets/mutual funds with their hard earned money. Hence, we thought it apt to discuss some of the common pitfalls investors should avoid while selecting mutual funds. Pitfall 1- Lower NAV is better Fund A has an NAV of Rs. 45 while Fund B has an NAV of Rs. 225. Assuming all the other parameters … [Read more...] about Five mistakes to avoid while investing in mutual funds
Ever tried to choose a mutual fund scheme to invest in? There are over 30 asset management companies, each offering variety of mutual fund schemes to choose from. For the larger AMCs, the number of schemes offered can run into a number in excess of 100. Additionally, there are equity fund schemes, debt schemes, hybrid funds, gold funds, fixed maturity plans, fund of funds etc. … [Read more...] about How to select an equity mutual fund?