Return Tracker

FMCG funds go slow

With the meteoric rise of cyclical stocks in the rally from September last year, the FMCG sector has lost its place as the apple of the market’s eye. The two funds dedicated to this sect... »

Fund Basics

Tech help to manage MF investments

Several facilities have been provided to help investors manage their investments in mutual funds with ease. Here are answers to queries in this regard. How do I purchase units by send... »

Let your pot of gold create social impact

VG Suchindran, CEO, IFMR Investment Adviser Services

Wouldn’t you like to invest in a fund that gives decent returns and also makes you feel good about making a social impact? The social venture fund launched by IFMR Investment Adviser Ser... »

Torrent Power: Hold

Regulatory respite Underrecoveries have been tackled to some extent Investors with a two-three year horizon can hold on to the stock of Torrent Power. While the stock has gained 30 per cent so far this year, at ₹154 it trades at about 1.2 times its 2013-14 book va... »

Your Fund Portfolio

I want to invest ₹6,000 every month in mutual funds for 10 years. Please suggest suitable schemes so that I would be able to accumulate ₹15 lakh after 10 years.... »

ICICI Pru Top 200: Buy

Even as the markets touch new highs, there is volatility, especially in the mid-cap segment. Hence, a large-cap stocks tilt would still be advisable in the light of the stability in the... »

The Budget and beyond

Please click here for What mutual funds think of the Budget ... »

EID Parry: BUY

At a time when even stocks with weak fundamentals are trading at high valuations, here’s a stock which, despite its sound prospects, still trades cheap. With a well-diversified business model a... »

Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity: Buy

If you think that equities may take a breather after the stellar rally seen in the last few months, it may be time to fall-proof your portfolio. Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity is one fund whi... »

Your fund portfolio

I am 38 and want to invest ₹20,000 every month for the next 13 years in mutual funds through the SIP route. I wish to accumulate ₹90 lakh to ₹1 crore for my child’s... »

UltraTech Cement: Buy

Union KBC trigger fund achieves target

Delivering on their mandate

A time to buy, not sell

Axis Bank: Buy

Indian market could re-rate from here

VA Tech Wabag

L&T Equity: Buy

Kotak Select Focus: Buy

Your Fund Portfolio

Alerts: Once-a-year SIP

Axis Mutual Fund now allows you to invest in any of its funds once a year under its yearly SIP scheme. A minimum ₹12,000 each year and at least three instalments are required to be made un... »

Ups and Downs

Reality Check

Crompton Greaves

The Crompton Greaves stock moved up 14 per cent on Thursday. The trigger for the jump is the board’s proposal to demerge the consumer products business into a separate listed company. The investor... »

Tech Mahindra: Buy

Big deals Several big ticket client wins hold the company in good stead Over the last few years, Tech Mahindra has climbed the outsourcing ladder to become the fifth largest IT vendor listed in India. The company has also been able to make strong inroads into newer se... »

UTI Dynamic Bond Fund: Buy

With many uncertainties about where interest rates will head, debt fund investors may be unable to decide whether to park money in short-term debt funds or long-term gilts. The UTI Dynamic Bon... »

Gabriel India: Buy

Smooth drive Expanding presence in the after-sales market should
improve margins

Investors can buy the Gabriel India stock to ride on the expected recovery in automobile sales. The company — a maker of ride-control products such as shock absorbers, struts and front forks —... »

Reality Check

IDFC The stock of Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (IDFC) zoomed 9 per cent on Budget day. The company, one of the leading lenders in the infrastructure space, may be... »

Titan Industries Limited: BUY

The Finance Minister did not oblige the gem and jewellery sector in the Budget. Neither was the duty on gold imports moderated from 10 per cent nor was there a repeal of the 80:20 rule, which r... »

Return Tracker

Conservative mandate, moderate pay-off

With an average return of 41 per cent over the past year, the seven funds in the dividend yield category have delivered fairly well in the ongoing bull run. Their performance is better t... »


Jaitley’s bag of goodies

If you were expecting a raise in basic tax exemption limit to ₹5 lakh or reintroduction of standard deduction for the salaried class, then yes, Jaitley’s Budget didn’t have any big bang measures f... »

ICICI Pru Dynamic: Buy

DSP BR Top 100 Equity: Buy

Your fund portfolio

MF Alerts: It pays to stay put

Pratibha Industries: Sell

Ups and Downs


Reliance Industries: Buy

Tracking tech funds

NHPC: Sell

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