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Nearly 100 fund managers sell entire stake in Yes Bank in last 1 yr; what should you do?
In June 2018, 227 mutual fund schemes had Yes Bank in their portfolio; however, by June 2019, the number was reduced to 132, data from Morningstar India showed
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Vamsi Elr @vamsielr
Nov 12 10:11 PM

Good comparison among various options

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Raj Xaviers @rajxaviers
Nov 12 10:00 PM

Useful info
Why Midcap Mutual Funds may struggle to beat this New Index from NSE!
The NSE has launched a new strategic index, the NIFTY Midcap150 Quality 50 Index. We compare its performance with active midcap mutual funds
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For Safe and Risk Free investment
I have a few Funds for SIP
1) DSP Nifty 50 (or Nifty Next50) index direct growth fund
2) Mirae Asset Opportunity growth direct fund
3) Mirae Asset midcap growth direct fund
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Wealthy Investors Queue Up For This India Portfolio Manager Amid Volatility
Here’s how India’s top 50 portfolio managers fared in August.
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Returns from PMS, AIFs tell only half the story, thanks to poor disclosure
Standardized, comprehensive performance disclosures are a fundamental necessity
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Q. Are index funds better than Mutual Funds? Specifically for India. Any views?

Read somewhere recently that in US 48% of total investments in MFs are in index funds.
Views welcome. TIA. @tipupahan @alpha @ygtrader
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Dhruv @DhruvMan
Sep 10 11:23 PM

Wonder if the MF industry is sufficiently inclined to create good index fund products. It will undercut what they do.
ElliottWave Master @ygtrader
Sep 10 11:29 PM

Well if diversify is your goal then I suggest nifty500.
But for me I won ETFs of every index available so I don't need to be bothered about diversity, lol
Alpha @alpha
Sep 11 6:05 PM

There is no straight yes or no answer to this. One needs to understand what his purpose of investing is. If you take my example I am an option writer too. Where I have bought index funds and pledged them to write options. Now if I even get monthly 1.5% from options writing I am m...
Alpha @alpha
Sep 11 6:06 PM

On the other hand, there are investors who want more aggressive return and for which they are ready to pay the mutual fund guys charges ranging from 1%-4% or even higher. Where on the Index fund the charges are .01%
Dhruv @DhruvMan
Sep 11 7:17 PM

@alpha Got it sir. Thanks for answering in such detail. Clearly its what purpose you have and how knowledgable are you to fit that into a strategy. I aint so good with options so I can't do it. But I get your point.
Wonder which broker allows pledging of mutual funds? I have a ze...
Five situations when SIPs can harm your portfolio
It’s important to assess when to stop, pause, switch or reduce your SIP allocation.If a fund is performing poorly, stop an SIP into it. But remember to start switch to another SIP in a better performing scheme
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Is your mutual fund buying or selling stocks too much?
If the portfolio turnover is greater than 100%, that typically means that the manager has churned the portfolio once over, completely.A high turnover is not necessarily bad, but a consistently high turnover is not desirable unless the inherent strategy of the scheme calls for a high churn
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I would always recommend mutual funds over individual stocks: Anand Rathi
The effort needed to manage individual stocks is much higher than the effort required for mutual funds.Anand Rathi talks about the ongoing economic slowdown and the reforms that can reverse it
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Q. For MF Zerodha coin shows equity - small, mid, large cap. How to choose? What to consider?

Thanks in advance.
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Dhruv @DhruvMan
Sep 7 10:18 PM

Id' say you can spread them over different type of funds based on the mandate of the fund to invest into large, mid or small caps.
Dhruv @DhruvMan
Sep 7 10:19 PM

You may also want to consider thematic funds if you have any hyposthesis on which sector might lead the next bull run. Or which sector might benefit from current govt policies.
Dileep @dileep-SkGyVIxer
Sep 8 12:39 AM

@DhruvMan fair point. which sectors will benefit you think
Q. Good time to invest in Mutual funds if markets are low right now?

Or can I wait for some more time since people are saying that the slowdown can be longer? Can someone share views?
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You can Accumulate with SIP

Mutual funds are always a the element for long term wealth ..but these days those have depreciated their NAVs and to invest in Mutual fund mkts should either trade above 11350 or below 10200
Intiate Ur INVESTMENTs after these
Dileep @dileep-SkGyVIxer
Sep 8 8:47 PM

I was looking for bulk purchase. I can buy after every 100 drop in nifty
SAFE PORTFOLIO @safe
Sep 14 3:28 AM

Do start in SIP. So can take advantage of diclines also when markets down
Essel Group Pays Rs 4,450 Crore To Mutual Funds, Other Lenders
Essel Group repays lenders over a third of the amount due by September-end deadline.
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45% equity mutual fund schemes underperform their benchmark in five years
The value-oriented category was the worst performer, with 67% schemes underperforming their benchmark.
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Best small and mid cap mutual fund managers 2019
Here are the top 5 in the small and mid cap category who have created the most wealth for investors.
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Best large cap mutual fund managers 2019
These managers have proved their mettle while dealing with stock market volatility and have delivered consistent returns over the years.
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Best equity mutual fund managers 2019: Ranking by ET-Wealth-Morningstar
Keeping a steady head in tough situations is a tough ask, but some fund managers have proved their mettle.
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Mutual Fund Industry Wants To Manage Assets Of Rs 100 Lakh Crore Over Next Decade, Says AMFI
Mutual fund industry is eyeing a four-fold rise in assets under management to Rs 100 lakh crore from existing Rs 25 lakh crore.
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Sebi asks mutual funds to shift all investments to listed securities
Under the new proposed prudential framework, mutual funds would invest only in listed or to-be-listed equity shares and debt securities
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MENTION HERE
Hdfc Mutual has Accumulated 26cr Shares Of SBI and 17cr of BoB.....
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REDEEM all MUTUAL funds and SIP's from this High Market .
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इतना जल्दी 😐

Financial planners advocate investing in equity mutual funds to beat inflation and build a corpus that will cater to one's future needs.
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