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MUTUAL FUND

What is a Mutual Fund?

What is a Mutual Fund?

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A mutual fund mainly refers to ‘a financial instrument that collects money from various investors and invests these amounts in different instruments like equities, bonds, money market securities or combination of these. In other words, we can say a mutual fund is a collection of stocks and bond which is managed by fund manager or a company that we hire, and for that we pay a certain amount of money to them. The main advantage of mutual fund investment is saving time to study the market trends and also comparatively lower riskier than the investment in the stock market. Continue reading

What are the various types of Mutual Funds?

What are the various types of Mutual Funds?

 

types of Mutual Funds

Today, there are varieties of mutual funds available for investment. Many of these funds are known as income fund, growth fund, liquid fund, balanced fund, tax saving fund, open ended fund, closed ended fund etc. These funds can be classified into two categories: either by the Maturity Plans or by the Investment Objectives. These funds are discussed below:-

Based on the Maturity Plan

Based on the maturity plan, there are three types of mutual fund schemes. They are known as Open ended Fund, Close ended Fund and Interval Fund. These funds are discussed below:- Continue reading

Why to invest in Mutual Funds?

Why to invest in Mutual Funds?

 

Mutual Fund Investment

Mutual fund is a collection of stocks, bonds, money market securities or combination of these which is managed by fund manager or a company that we hire and for that we pay a certain amount of money to them. Mutual Funds investments have many advantages which attract investors’ attentions. These advantages are discussed below:-

  • Professionally sound management:- Mutual Fund investment provides investors a team of highly qualified and professionally sound managers who manage all assets collected from the investors. The fund managers are responsible for handling all the financial decisions based on the fund performance.

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What are the Risk in Mutual Fund?

What are the Risk in Mutual Fund?

 

Risk in Mutual Fund

Mutual fund investment does not give a guaranteed return that means there is a huge chance of loss during maturity. The amount of loss is directly proportional to the amount of risk involved in mutual fund investment. Therefore, it is very necessary for investors to understand the types of risks involved in mutual fund investment. There are very common types of risk that affects the value of investment, these risks are discussed below:- Continue reading