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covid pakcage
General
Vidya Bala

Covid package: what’s in it for your investments?

With the Finance Minister’s 5th economic package announcement being released even as we write this, the break-up for the Rs 20.97 lakh crore package is out. There can be many chapters to write about each of these packages and what they seek to achieve.

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rebalance
General
Vidya Bala

How to rebalance your portfolio

In February, we had provided some do-it-yourself guidelines on maintaining a long-term portfolio. Many of you appreciated it and said you found it useful. Please

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Are debt funds confusing?
Mutual funds & ETFs
Vidya Bala

Prime QA: Is my fund facing redemption pressure?

Question
I have invested some money into Franklin Savings.
I was going through the fund disclosure for the month of March 2020 and saw negative cash balance. Does this mean they have borrowed to honour redemptions?

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credit risk
Mutual funds & ETFs
Vidya Bala

Franklin funds are winding up. Will you get your money back?

Franklin India AMC has announced that it is winding up 6 of its schemes – Franklin India Ultra Short Bond, Franklin India Short Term Income, Franklin India Dynamic Accrual, Franklin India Credit Risk, Franklin India Low Duration Fund and Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund. These are some of the most popular funds managed by the AMC.

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market correction
Markets
Vidya Bala

Prime Data Crunch: How deep is the nifty correction?

When you look at picking stocks, the future prospects of the stock, its valuation and fundamentals must play a large role. But in times such as the present crisis, none of these is complete without looking at the market correction itself. So, let’s take stock of where the correction stands and how it compares with the last rally seen.

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3 funds
Mutual funds & ETFs
Vidya Bala

Prime Strategy: 3 funds to beat the low-interest rate regime

While you can still seek solace in small savings schemes, at this juncture select pockets of debt funds also offer opportunities for those with a minimum 2-3-year time frame. We have therefore crafted a portfolio of 3 funds for you to optimally take exposure to quality credit and gain from a rate fall.

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Diversified
Mutual funds & ETFs
Vidya Bala

Prime Recommendation: Parag Parikh Flexi Cap Fund

When an equity fund is founded on the philosophy of value investing, seeks to reduce volatility through limited hedging and provides international flavour where such opportunities are not available locally, we call it an all-in-one fund. The fund we are talking of also has an expense ratio lower than the equity category average, considering its relatively small AUM size.

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