Category Archives: Mutual Fund Facts

Blue-chips and Large-caps are the equivalent of Gold in the Stock market

Blue-chipstocks

Despite this seemingly volatile appearance of the overall market, there’s something for every investor. Your choice of stock should be based on how cautious or aggressive your investment style is. And, it would also depend on how long your investment time frame is.

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Arbitrage Funds: A Good Short Term Investment in Volatile Markets

Arbitrage Funds

Arbitrage or arbitraging involves buying and selling the same security in different markets to benefit from the opportunity that arises from the mispricing of the security. Generally, equity arbitrage is done by buying in the cash market and selling the same security in the futures market.

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What is Side Pocketing and how does it work?

side pocketing

One of the main reasons for side pocketing is to preempt panic amongst unitholders when an instrument which forms part of their fund defaults or gets downgraded. It also makes sure that all is fair and square and unitholders get their due.

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The Dance of the Market Cap Segments

top 10 sectors of large cap companies

Large cap stocks have seen the highest growth in terms of market cap, midcap stocks have remained more or less flat. There was a sharp decline of Rs. 1.2 lac crores in the market cap of small cap companies in the last 18months.

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Investing in SIP is a Marathon not a Sprint

SIP

Investors should consider the average holding period and not the start date of their investment to determine the holding tenure.

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Does a higher mutual fund AUM mean higher returns? Breaking the myth

Mutual Fund.

Different funds behave differently as they start becoming bigger. Whether the size expansion comes across as an opportunity or a limitation depends on various factors, including the fund manager’s expertise, the type of scheme, investment objective, market condition, cash holdings, liquidity, investment strategy, trading volumes, etc.

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