Wondering where to invest? MFs have these 20 large & midcap stocks in their kitty

Wondering where to invest? MFs have these 20 large & midcap stocks in their kitty

Investing becomes tricky, especially in a bull market when every stock seems to be on the ‘cloud 9’. Well, one way is to do your research and buy stocks on declines and the other way could be to look at the portfolio where foreign institutional investors (FIIs) or mutual funds are betting. We don’t advise investors to blindly replicate FII or MF portfolio, but it could certainly provide you clues as to where the smart money is moving and after doing your own research investors should place their bets accordingly….

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I am 25 years old and want to invest in mutual funds. Please suggest options for longterm

I am 25 years old and want to invest in mutual funds. Please suggest options for longterm

I am 47 and want to start investing in mutual fund SIPs to build a retirement corpus. I can invest 10,000 per month. Please suggest how and where to invest this sum. Start by investing 4,000 in HDFC Balanced, 4,000 in Franklin India Prima Plus and 2,000 in debt fund Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond. Please increase your SIP by 10-20 per cent every year as you have just about 13 years to build your corpus. (Answered by C.R Chandrasekar, CEO and Co-Founder, FundIndia.com) I am 25 and earn Rs…

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Corpus and Returns – How to benefit from a Flexi-SIP

Corpus and Returns – How to benefit from a Flexi-SIP

A Systematic Investment Plan is one that helps the investor ride through the market ups-and-downs, build a good corpus and make great returns.  Its popularity has been panning out and the salaried class who have followed discipline and stuck to their monthly investment plan are being rewarded as the annual average CAGR of the SIP over the last 5 years has been close to 17%. A periodic SIP amount is able to fetch more units of the fund when the stock market is trading lower. For example, if you had…

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SIP your way to wealth with stocks

SIP your way to wealth with stocks

Identify a few long-term growth stocks and invest small amounts in these each month to create wealth Systematic investment plans (SIPs) of mutual fund houses are currently the flavor of the season. According to fund managers, retail (small) investors have entered equity funds largely via the SIP route in the past two years. This new, and possibly savvier, generation of investors is not making one-off bets on equities when the markets are at or near their peak. They are focused on long-term wealth creation and don’t stop their SIPs even…

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