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Use hybrid funds to tide over market volatility, say fund managers

The data from Value Research shows that conservative hybrid funds are down nearly 1.5 per cent; equity savings funds are down 1.9 per cent

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There are several categories of hybrid funds ranging from aggressive to conservative, depending on investor risk appetite.

Chirag Madia Mumbai
Monetary tightening by the US Federal Reserve and fears of global recession have led to a sharp fall in equities and rise in bond yields. Investors believe the market will continue to see turbulence as central banks are in the beginning of a rate-hike cycle.

Given the change in market dynamics, mutual fund (MF) players are advising investors to opt for hybrid funds — a low volatile option, compared to pure-play equity funds.

In the past three months, large-cap funds are down 5.57 per cent on average. Mid-cap and small-cap funds have given negative returns of 4 per cent and 5.18 per

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 10:16 PM IST

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