Where do you see opportunities on the long-end of the yield curve?The yield curve is so steep that the spread between the one-year Treasury bill and seven-year government bond is roughly 250 basis points. This allows for a reasonable excess return over the one-year Treasury bill, if yields are in a range. Even accounting for minor mark-to-market fluctuations, it is a good carry-adjusted duration trade if one is positioned at the right points on the yield curve. Simply put, carry is income accrual from yields. … [Read more...] about Gilt fund investors must have a horizon of more than 3 years: IDFC MF
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In its recent update to investors on the schemes under wind-up, earlier in the day the fund house shared that it had received another Rs 1,498 crore from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments in two weeks (between August 15, 2020 and August 31, 2020). … [Read more...] about Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund schemes receive Rs 146 crore from Vodafone Idea
Planning your child’s financial future may rank high on your family’s agenda. Investing in various avenues to secure the education and marriage costs of your child would be a priority for many of you. In this light, as an addition to the list of children-specific mutual funds comes the SBI Magnum Children’s Benefit Fund (Investment Plan). The new fund offer opens on September 8 and closes on September 22. Is there anything unique about the scheme and is it worth investing in? … [Read more...] about SBI Magnum Children’s Benefit Fund (Investment Plan) NFO: Should you invest?
The silver lining is that the mutual fund industry added 11.16 lakh new SIP accounts in August. Almost equal additions were made in the month of July as well. Currently, mutual funds have about 3.30 crore SIP folios through which investors regularly invest in schemes. … [Read more...] about Mutual funds managed 3.30 crore SIP accounts as on August 31; inflows fall a tad
A) Right, so there is the rebalance happening and money is flowing towards a new and more innovative kind of company. But, the problem in India is, these companies pretty much always go to the private equity side to raise capital and they don’t come into the stock markets fox example companies like Flipkart, Ola, or a Swiggy. … [Read more...] about This top Fund Manager turns cautious, hedges almost 80% of the portfolio