Should you invest in Gilt Funds?

I am not surprised at all to see the recent love for Gilt Funds. Why should someone not fall for them when they have generated one of the best returns in recent years. And all this without any risk. Really? Let’s check it out! Gilt funds invest in government securities hence, cannot default. Yes, this […]

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Should I invest in international funds?

International funds have caught the attention of many investors in recent months, needless to say why. International funds, specifically those investing in the US equity markets have delivered better relative returns over the last 10 years, supported by strong growth in US economy and relatively poor show by Indian equities. Depreciating Indian rupee has also […]

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The new MF disclaimer is here…

“Mutual funds are subject to tax changes, read budget documents carefully before investing.” This is the new disclaimer which SEBI should make MFs display in their ads. Going by last 10 year’s budget, Mutual Funds have bore the brunt of smart lobbying by Banks to change taxes and remove the arbitrage between fixed deposits and […]

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