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Balanced funds can be complex

Understand the strategy before investing in this currently popular category

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Tinesh Bhasin 



Debt, Tax rate, Investment, Treaty

A mutual fund distributor’s typical response to a risk-averse investor’s fear of pure equity funds is: Buy balanced funds. “The presence of debt will ensure that the downside is capped when the equity market falls, it will also give same tax benefits as equity funds...,” he will be quick to rattle off.

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First Published: Thu, February 23 2017. 00:10 IST

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