Mutual Fund Basics

What is a mutual fund?
A mutual fund is a financial instrument that collects money from several investors like you, and invests it in various investment options like shares, bonds...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:13 PM
What are the different types of Mutual Fund ?
Mutual fund schemes may be classified on the basis of their structure and their investment objective By Structure Open-ended Funds An Open-ended Fu...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:20 PM
What are the different options that mutual funds offer?
To cater to different investment needs, Mutual Funds offer various investment plans. Some of the important investment plans include: Growth Option D...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:35 PM
What is Net Asset Value (NAV)?
Net Asset Value is the market value of the assets of the scheme minus its liabilities. The per unit NAV is the net asset value of the scheme divided by the ...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:37 PM
What is an Asset Management Company (AMC)?
Every Mutual Fund has an Asset Management Company (AMC) associated with it. The AMC is responsible for managing the investments for the various schemes oper...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:38 PM
What is NFO?
NFO stands for a New Fund Offer. When a new fund is launched for investors, it is known as a NFO.  A NFO could also be the launch of additional units of a ...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:41 PM
What is a Fund of Funds?
A fund of fund is a kind of mutual fund that invests in a variety of mutual funds.
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:42 PM
What is a Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)?
A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is a convenient method of investing in mutual funds.  Under this plan, an investor contributes a fixed amount towards th...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:44 PM
What are the benefits of investing in a SIP?
Investing in SIP offers two major benefits: -  You can start investing with a small amount . You can average out your investment, as SIP involves b...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:46 PM
What is a Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP)?
Under a Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP), an investor redeems a fixed number of mutual fund units at regular intervals.
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 3:48 PM