Kotak Healthcare Fund is being launched in the background of healthcare funds returning an average of 25 percent in the last one year. While this sectoral fund category has delivered good returns over long-term periods, timing is key, as pharma funds can see cycles of underperformance.
Affordable housing and the introduction of the real-estate regulator were the biggest moves. But a lacklustre approach towards the rental housing market was arguably a big miss.
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After the stellar move in the share prices, mutual funds trimmed exposure in or exited these small-cap companies
Invesco India Infra. -Direct (G)
Axis Small Cap Fund - Direct (G)
BOI AXA M & I Fund - Direct (G)
Invesco India Infrastructure (G)
BOI AXA M & I Fund (G)
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|S&P BSE Midcap||33480.06||99.48||0.30|
|S&P BSE Capital Goods||49018.84||-96.63||-0.20|
"Currently, we feel interest rates have topped out and that medium- and long-duration debt funds will do well for the next few months," says Kirtan Shah, MD - Private Wealth, Credence Family Office. According to him, these are the most appropriate debt options for non-retail investors, provided they understand the interest rate cycles.
Debt instruments are crucial in financial markets. They offer stable and reliable income, facilitate capital-raising, contribute to economic growth and diversify investment portfolios
Go for systematic withdrawal if you are looking for regular income with higher returns that come with staying invested in equities. But if you wish to move your corpus to fixed income instruments, choose lump-sum withdrawal, say financial advisors.
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The correction in equity markets due to geo-political reasons has provided the fund manager to add a fresh position in the quality midcap stocks with attractive valuations
According to Sikka, the markets are closely watching the Israel-Hamas war, and are mindful of the upcoming elections in US and India. But while these events will have a bearing in the short term, as long as corporate earnings continue to grow, the future is bright