Reasons to Invest in Mutual Funds

Mutual fund is a pool of money. It is managed by a professional investor. People purchase mutual funds because of diversification, professional management and convenience. Here are few reasons why people invest in mutual funds:

1. New/more types of funds

2. Few or no sales charges

3. Some performed better than common stock

4. Widespread marketing

5. Selection is easier

6. Dispense profits to investors

7. Investors expect dividend income

8. Investors expect price appreciation

9. Affordability

10. Professional Management

11. Transparency

12. Liquidity


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Investment Alternatives Available in India

Here are some most important investment alternatives available in India:

1. Gold: India is highest consumer of gold in world as it is best investment in India. Investment in gold can be in the form of jewellery, gold coins and bars, gold ETF, gold mutual funds.

2. Mutual Fund: Mutual fund is a fund created with poor of investments from many investors. It is the best way to diversify portfolio. There are plenty of mutual fund schemes available like debt funds, foreign equity, gold funds, equity funds and mixed funds.

3. Government Securities (Bonds): These are issued by central or state government. It […] Read more