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SIP is a disciplined way of investing from your regular savings to accumulate corpuses for your long term goals. However, a severe market crash can erode considerable amount of wealth accumulated over several years through SIP. In this two part blog post, we are discussing how you can protect your wealth created by Mutual Fund SIPs...

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With rising concern about credit risk among mutual fund investors, one debt fund category which is seeing a lot of investor interest in Banking and PSU funds. As the name suggests these funds invest in debt and money market instruments issued by banks, public sector undertakings and public financial institutions. The debt issued...

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We have stated a number of times in our blog that Systematic Investment Plan is one of the best ways of wealth creation over a long investment horizon. The benefits of SIP viz. power of compounding, rupee cost averaging and disciplined investing are well known to our regular readers. We have discussed earlier in our blog that bear markets or deep...

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The severe economic shock caused by COVID-19 triggered lockdown has stocks around the world in a meltdown. Though Nifty-50 has recovered 20% from the March 2020 lows, it is still down almost 25% on a year to date basis. With infections and fatalities rising in India and the roadmap to normalcy uncertain, stock specific risks can...

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We have stated a number of times in our blog that Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is ideal mode of investment for your long term financial goals. Though SIP is very popular among retail investor in India, there is a misconception that SIP is type of investment. Whether you invest through SIP or lump sum, the risks characteristics of your...

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As per SEBI’s directive, medium duration debt funds invest in debt and money market instruments such that the Macaulay Duration of the scheme portfolio is between 3 years to 4 years. Regular Advisorkhoj readers know that prices of debt securities have an inverse relationship with interest rate movement. When interest rate goes...

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Family is the most important social unit in most cultures around the world, but in India taking care of family members, especially those in need, is taken very seriously given our long tradition of joint family system. Most Indians feel obliged to take care of the needs of members of their family or extended family even if they are not living...

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Midcap mutual funds are equity mutual fund schemes which invest at least 65% of their assets in midcap stocks. SEBI classifies the top 100 stocks by market capitalization as large cap stocks, the next 150 stocks as midcap and the remaining ones as small cap stocks. Large cap stocks are characterized by market...

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A misperception about mutual funds among many retail investors, especially less experienced investors is that, these are risky investments. You should know there are several types of low risk mutual fund schemes where you can deploy your money productively (higher rate of return) instead of keeping it idle in your savings bank...

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We have stated a number of times in our blog that your fund selection should always be based on your investment goals and risk appetite, not on stock market conditions. The stock market moves up and down, but your financial goals...

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