Considering the above points, you may start your international investment with a US-specific fund. Simply go with a broader index fund to avoid any sectoral risk. There are schemes that offer a mix of Indian stock market and international market stand to offer you superior tax advantage. But my advice is to stick to funds that have complete international exposure rather than a mix of Indian market and overseas stocks as you have your other domestic mutual fund schemes already. In any case, investing in an international fund should be done basis your risk profile and may not suit every investor profile, so invest mindfully.This article was first published in Forbes India magazine. … [Read more...] about Should you invest in international funds?