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What are the Types of SIPs Available, and how are SIP Returns Calculated?

What's your favourite drink during summertime? Is it the classic lime juice? Or the refreshing watermelon juice? Or do you like sugarcane? When you have your favourite summer drink, usually sipping brings out the flavour of the juice. Similarly, a regular, gradual and consistent approach rather than a one-time lumpsum approach can sound better when it comes to your investments.

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How to Calculate your Mutual Funds Returns - SIP and Lumpsum Investments

There are two ways to invest in a mutual fund. You can invest by either making a lumpsum investment or setting up a Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)for regular investments. Whether you are investing in mutual funds through a lump sum, SIP or a mix of the two routes, you all would want to invest in mutual funds that can give expected returns.

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How to Start Online SIP in Mutual Fund

There is something about the name Systematic Investment Plan or its acronym SIP. Its name clearly indicates what it means. A sip of anything usually means carefully consuming small quantities. In the same fashion, a SIP investment in mutual funds can mean carefully investing in small quantities. You can also SIP in mutual fund at regular intervals.

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Understanding a Floating Rate Fund

Floating rate fund invests in either floating rate instruments (instruments whose yields change with change in benchmark rates) or in fixed coupon instruments which are converted to floating rate by using Swaps.

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Best Large and Mid-Cap Mutual Funds to Invest in 2021

When it comes to our financial goals, we always aim for the best. For children’s education, we will pick the best school we know. For vacation, we choose the best place that comes to our mind, and so on. Therefore, we try to meet our goals in the best way possible, and this same logic applies when we look for “best investments”.

Now, before you start googling “the best funds to invest in 2021”, here is an interesting bite:

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What are the Different Types of Mutual Funds?

You might have thought of your future and zeroed in on various financial goals like retirement planning, emergency planning, children's education, vacations, and more. And for each of these goals, you might have set different timelines and budgets.

Therefore, your investment needs can vary for each of these goals. For example, you might prefer long-term investments to build a sizable corpus for retirement planning. In contrast, for emergency planning, you might look for investments offering short-term liquidity.

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What are Sectoral Funds?

Our economy consists of different sectors such as banking, information technology, pharma, aviation, agriculture and more. Each industry keeps evolving with time and can perform differently during different periods.

For instance, the Covid-19 pandemic opened up various opportunities for growth in sectors like pharma and technology.

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What is a Mutual Fund, and How Do You Invest in It?

A common question often asked by new investors is 'What is a mutual fund?' It is an investment vehicle through which you can invest. These products can invest in securities like equity, debt, cash, commodities and more. Therefore, you can get access to multiple securities through a single investment product. You might be thinking about whether there are any best mutual funds to invest in or the best mutual funds to buy. Well, in the concept of investing, nothing can be termed as 'best'. Investments can only be differentiated on a comparative basis.

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What are Arbitrage Funds?

Before you google "What is Arbitrage Funds", take a look at this interesting bite! One of the crucial aspects of investing can be taking advantage of the price difference. This can be applicable for various assets, such as stocks, debt, commodities and more. Now, what about taking advantage of this price difference of an asset in different markets?

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How to Select the Best Mutual Funds to Invest?

You may have an idea about what is mutual fund. But, do you know there are various types of mutual funds available in the market? Mutual funds can be categorised into various types based on their structure, management and asset class. While the best mutual funds to buy or the best mutual funds to invest in a 'myth', each mutual fund type has its own set of characteristics and advantages for different kinds of goals.

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What is Liquid Mutual Fund?

Do you prefer coffee? And when you think of coffee, you usually think about the coffee served hot with milk and sugar, which is the most popular form of coffee in India. However, as you now know, coffee can be of various types like Cappuccino, Mochaccino, Latte, Instant, Filter, Hot, Cold and Black, just to name a few.

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How to Identify the Best Mutual Funds to Invest in?

Mutual funds investment could be one of the effective methods for long term wealth creation.

While the market is filled with various mutual funds, it can be challenging to find a conclusive answer to this question. It can also get confusing looking at several types of mutual funds schemes available in the market. Is there a way to identify the best mutual funds to invest in?

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What is a Pharma Fund?

India is known to be the ‘pharmacy’ of the world. In simple words, we are one of the largest markets for cost-effective generic drugs, bulk drugs and vaccines. We are also one of the largest producers of key ingredients and raw materials used in various drug formulations. Pharma mutual funds are sectoral equity-oriented mutual funds that invest primarily in the stocks of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. In this article, you'll explore how pharma mutual funds could be a suitable addition to your portfolio.

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How SIP in Mutual Fund can Boost your Portfolio?

Exercise is said to be an excellent source to maintain your physical health and wellbeing. However, one of the keyways to derive its benefits is to be regular. The same logic applies to investing in mutual funds. Here, a Systematic Investment Plan or SIP investment can be an effective option. 

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Best Arbitrage Funds: How do they work?

To explain what arbitrage funds are and how they work, try answering this question: Would you like to buy or sell the same asset at different prices from different countries, regions, markets, commodity or exchange? And, thus, make the most of the price difference.

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What is the Best Way to Secure your Child's Future ?

Planning for our children involves a higher level of emotional quotient than any of our other financial goals. Most of the time, we do think about questions like ‘where would my child study?’ ‘What would they become?’ ‘Will I be able to support my child's ambitions financially?’ And more such things whenever we sit down to discuss the future.

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What are the Benefits of SIP Top Up – What is in it for me?

Investing in mutual funds allows you to invest bit-by-bit for your financial goals. You can do this through regular SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) investments in mutual funds. Now, SIP allows you to be flexible and regular at the same time with your investments.

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Is It Viable to Invest in Soaring Markets?

Before you begin reading this article, answer this question-What makes you panic more?
Sinking markets or markets reaching an all-time high.

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Is it Beneficial to Invest during Market Volatility? Here is What you Need to Know

Equity investing might sound intriguing to new investors. Often, what interests them is not the market but the short-term volatility associated with it.

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Demystifying ELSS: Tax Saving and Wealth Creation

A good investment portfolio is like a well-maintained garden; it needs constant monitoring and involvement to bloom well. Besides, these depend on time and efforts, consistently. Every investor is looking for the “Top 10 List of Wealth Creation and Tax-saving Schemes” to help achieve their financial goals, especially in times like these.

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