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Maintain 15-20% allocation to international funds despite ongoing downturn

Remember that you need to diversify away from your home country, and hedge against the rupee's depreciation

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foreign index fund | S&P 500 | Foreign investments

Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 



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Many retail investors have diversified their portfolios internationally over the past few years. Several international funds are witnessing a downturn. Motilal Oswal NASDAQ-100 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), for instance, is down 24.6 per cent while its Index Fund is down 14.5 per cent year-to-date (YTD). Emerging market funds have been hit particularly hard: the PGIM India Emerging Markets Equity is down 33.7 per cent YTD.

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First Published: Fri, May 20 2022. 19:54 IST

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