February 26, 2016

Over long term, large caps look as ordinary as FDs

The compound annual returns from equity mutual fund (MF) schemes which invest in large-cap companies are often considered safest bets for investors. However, these have dipped to single digit in the past 10-year investment period.

Equities are considered an inflation-beating asset class from a long-term horizon. However, the past decade's trend depicts an opposite picture. Worse, in a five-year period, large-cap funds made less money for investors than basic bank FDs.

Read more at http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/over-long-term-large-caps-look-as-ordinary-as-fds-116022500855_1.html

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