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Mutual Funds : Looking Ahead

MUTUAL FUNDS: LOOKING AHEAD Being a retail or HNI investor, majority of investors have chosen mutual funds or systematic investment plan as investment tool. When Retail investment products like fixed deposits, NSC, KVP & etc. products has become dull products on returns parameter, than as investor many of people started investments in mutual funds for better returns. Golden period of returns from 2016 to 2018 has gone now. Markets are showing uncertainty in lieu of global cues, political uncertainty, higher crude prices, high bond yields and higher dollar prices. If we see the returns pattern from last three months in major of the funds, they are in negative.Is it the end of mutual fund era?
Major of investors, with help of investor education programme and mutual funds initiative programme, started investments in mutual funds and other structured products as traditional products became less lucrative in term of returns. With way of SIP and other systematic plans, investors pumped Hu…