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Value funds lead returns tally, outperform other equity categories

In the April-June 2020 quarter, value funds have delivered average returns of 21.41 per cent - outperforming large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap funds

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Fund managers say the asset class looks attractive at the current juncture, and offers attractive risk-reward proposition to investors

Jash Kriplani Mumbai
Value-oriented funds have outperformed other equity categories in recent months, after having lagged them over longer time-frames. 

In the April-June 2020 quarter, value funds have delivered average returns of 21.41 per cent — outperforming large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap funds.

Fund managers say the asset class looks attractive at the current juncture, and offers attractive risk-reward proposition to investors.

“Value, as a strategy, took the backseat for a long time. This resulted in an ever growing bias towards high-growth firms, regardless of valuation,” said Daylynn Pinto, senior fund manager (equity), IDFC Asset Management Company.

“With a gradual revival in the economy,
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First Published: Jul 21 2020 | 1:41 AM IST

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