when you should invest in NFOs
Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

How and when you should invest in NFOs

How and when you should invest in NFOs

What’s different in this year’s NFO is the nature of the funds/ETFs up for grabs, many of which appear to make great diversifiers. We’ve covered a good many of these over the course of this year.

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permanent portfolio, how to build a permanent portfolio
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Vidya Bala

How to build a permanent portfolio

The concept of a ‘permanent portfolio’ has been gaining interest in the past few years, likely driven by the influx of new investors in the

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Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

Prime Recommendation: Mid-cap returns with would-be bluechips

There’s another index that gives mid and small-cap funds a good run for their money while housing far bigger names. This is a high return index if highly volatile one, and can be used in long-term portfolios to give returns a boost.

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Index funds
Mutual funds & ETFs
Vidya Bala

How to invest in index funds

Some of you wish to invest in index funds and want to know the best index funds. Others want to hold a portfolio of index funds. Building a portfolio out of index funds or adding index funds calls for mixing strategies and market-cap segments. In this article, we’ll try to explain the key characteristics of some of the equity indices and how they can be paired with other index funds/ETFs or with active funds.

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Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

Prime Recommendation – An ETF for uncertain markets

The Nifty 50 has rallied 16% in 1 year, the Nifty 50 PE is breaking past peaks, and you’re worried that this may be the end of the party and that you may miss further rallies if it isn’t the end. In uncertain markets like these, there’s a great option to both contain losses and generate returns.

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Mutual funds & ETFs
Bhavana Acharya

Prime Reviews: ICICI Pru Alpha Low Vol 30 ETF NFO – a winning multi-factor combo?

It appears to be ETF season now with many AMCs lining up or launching ETFs. ICICI Pru AMC’s new ETF launch aims to mirror the Nifty Alpha Low Vol 30 index. This multi-factor index combines the long-term benefits of containing downsides (through low volatility factor) along with higher returns (through high-alpha stocks).

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Active vs Passive 
Mutual funds & ETFs
Aarati Krishnan

What are the risks in index funds?

As some categories of active funds in India such as large-cap funds, have struggled to beat the sprinting Nifty50 and Sensex30 in the last couple of years, there’s a surge of interest in index investing.

But are there risks in index investing that investors are ignoring? Read on to find out.

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