Why invest in mutual funds?

Mutual Funds have emerged as one of the most popular investment choices for retail investors. The combination of good returns, ease of investing and systematic investment plans has made MFs attractive to a wide range of investors.

What exactly does a Mutual Fund offer investors? And why should you invest in a Mutual Fund portfolio?

Benefits of investing in Mutual Funds

Here are five reasons why you should invest in Mutual Funds

  • Experience and expertise

    Investing in equity or debt requires knowledge, expertise and research. As a small investor lack of time and resources may make investing in these markets directly riskier. Mutual Funds offer you a way into these markets. Fund houses employ experienced and knowledgeable managers who are backed by teams of analysts and experts.
  • Diversification

    When you invest in a Mutual Fund, you are not investing in a share of a single company but in a portfolio of stocks and assets. Every rupee you invest is spread across a range of securities, thereby reducing your risk. Using Mutual Funds, you can invest in companies across sectors and market cap. You can diversify across assets -- equity, debt, gold etc.
  • Choice

    Mutual Funds offer a wide range of investment options based on your risk appetite and goals. Whether you are looking to build long-term wealth or seek capital protection; whether you want to save taxes or get regular income, you will find a Mutual Fund that meets your needs.
  • Ease of investment

    Mutual Fund Investment is simple, especially if you have an Online Investment Service Account. You can invest in a fund of your choice in just a few clicks from the comfort of your home or office. You can opt for a Systematic Investment Plan and ensure automatic payment from your HDFC Bank Account.
  • Long-term wealth

    Mutual Funds are a great way to create long-term wealth. They are among the best-performing asset classes and more tax-efficient than other options. Over the longer term, the risk is lower, and compounding works its magic to ensure you build a good corpus.

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* Mutual Funds are subjected to market risks. The information provided in this article is generic in nature and for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for specific advice in your own circumstances. You are recommended to obtain specific professional advice from before you take any/refrain from any action.