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Should you invest in ELSS funds? Only if you have high risk appetite

These funds have, on an average, run up 9.57 per cent over the past three months

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As we approach the last quarter of the financial year, those who did not invest systematically in tax-saving instruments since the beginning of the year will start thinking of doing so. One instrument they should consider is equity-linked saving schemes (ELSS) or tax-saver funds.

These funds have, on an average, run up 9.57 per cent over the past three months. Since they are equity-oriented funds, they have a good long-term track record, with a category average return of 11.96 per cent over the past 10 years. But investors should only opt for them if they have high risk appetite and a ...

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First Published: Thu, November 07 2019. 00:16 IST
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