Should you invest through direct plans in mutual funds?

From 1 January 2013, SEBI is allowing investors to invest through direct plans in mutual funds. I will simplify some of the questions that might arise in your mind regarding direct plans in this article. Question – I used to invest directly without a distributor. What is different now? Answer – Earlier SEBI chief Damodaran [...]

Equity mutual fund expense ratios – how do they hurt your investment?

Capital Orbit was quoted in today’s Times of India, on the topic of equity mutual fund expense ratios in India. Equity mutual funds are a good route to enter the market for those who are not ready for direct stock investing. And I surely would not recommend direct stock investing without the necessary understanding and [...]