ELSS or Equity Linked Saving Scheme is an open ended equity mutual fund that offers the dual-advantage of potential wealth creation and tax saving. These funds have a statutory lock-in
The last one month may have been scary for many investors especially those who are facing a full blown bear market for the first time. In the last one month, Nifty 50 has fallen 32% and is trading below 8000.
While awareness about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) is quite low in India, these funds are gaining traction amongst investors over the last few years. In the last 5 years, the mutual fund industry assets under management (AUM) in ETFs have grown at a CAGR of more than 100%. In the developed markets, ETFs and index funds are hugely popular with investors.
Macaulay Duration is among the key factors that helps in measure the risk of the fund, Just like the risk in equities can be measured through standard deviation, the risk in bonds can be measured through Macaulay duration. Macaulay Duration is the weighted average term until the present value of the bond's cash flows equals the amount paid for the bond. In simpler words, Macaulay duration is the time an investor would take to get back all his invested money in the bond by way of periodic interest as well as principal repayments.
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