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Recommendations
Bhavana Acharya

Prime Recommendation: A nimble mid-cap fund well-poised for this market

Over the past two weeks, we have been writing on the promise in the mid-cap and small-cap segment of the market and how the rally is starting to move beyond a handful of large stocks. While a quick recovery may be some way off, the steep 2-year correction in the mid-cap space offers good opportunities to begin accumulating mid-caps from a long-term perspective.

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Prime Ratings 
Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

How we choose Prime Funds

Beyond what the numbers say, we look for: Clarity in fund strategy Consistency in performance across cycles Variety in the investing styles of funds we

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Wondering if you should invest in ETFs?
Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

Should you invest in ETFs in India?

With some classes of domestic mutual funds struggling to deliver on their promise and a global shift towards ETFs and index investing, the local interest in ETFs is healthy and welcome. But to think that Indian ETFs are fault-free and the ideal route to investing is flawed.

Here’s why, and how to negotiate the ETF space in India.

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Rating 
Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

PrimeInvestor ratings – how we rate funds and why we’re different

Fund ratings, at a glance, tell you a little about the history of a fund. For many of you it’s a quick reference on whether a fund is a good one or not. PrimeRatings is a mutual fund rating system. But it’s not simply yet another fund rating tagging on to the list of ratings that are already available. Here’s a look into our ratings process and how we’re different.

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Declining performance 
Commentary
Bhavana Acharya

Large-cap funds are losing the appeal

Performance data is clearly showing a declining trend for large-cap funds. Further, data and index behaviour shows that large-cap equity funds will continue to struggle to beat their benchmark convincingly. Selectively picking large-cap stocks directly or a passive strategy of holding large-cap index funds may become necessary

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