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DSP-Merrill Lynch has just filed an offer document to launch a mutual scheme that would invest in gold-based exchange traded funds. It becomes the third fund house after UTI and Benchmark to seek permission to launch gold funds. The fund idea is novel but would it make sense to go for it as and when it comes to raise money? DSP Merrill Lynch’s `World Gold Fund, benchmarked against FTSE Gold...
Index funds should be cheaper. But they are getting more expensive, while the regulator remains unconcerned
Index funds are among the best options for investors who do not have the time to research stocks and monitor their portfolio. But fund companies do not promote index funds because they do not want the investing public to know the obvious superiority of this particular product. Index...
Putting money in a new fund? Some 67% of the funds have underperformed their benchmarks in the first nine months of this calendar year, finds ML Research Desk
Mutual fund performance is always benchmarked to a market index that they choose. Almost all our fund screens have so far proved that a majority of them underperform their benchmark across most time periods. This time’s fund screen...