You are here: Home » PF » News » MFs
Should you take an education loan or use retirement kitty to pay the fees?
Reader's corner: Is it possible to take a loan against life policy?
Business Standard

Tipping point: Why advisors are against betting on long-duration funds?

When interest rates are rising, they could even give you negative returns

Topics
Tipping Point  |  Interest Rates  |  Returns

Business Standard 



Even though the equity market was opened up for foreign investors immediately after the early 1990s, the norms for foreign investment in debt were released in 1995 and in 1997, Rs 29 crore trickled in

Long-duration funds have given a category average return of 9.74 per cent over the past year, which is quite attractive. This is because have softened over the past year. After touching a peak of 8.18 per cent in September last year, the G-Sec yield has come all the way down to 7.38 per cent now. This has benefited long-duration funds.

TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH.

SUBSCRIBE TO INSIGHTS

What you get on Business Standard Premium?

  • icon Unlock 30+ premium stories daily hand-picked by our editors, across devices on browser and app.
  • icon Full access to our intuitive epaper - clip, save, share articles from any device; newspaper archives from 2006.
  • icon Curated newsletters on markets, personal finance, policy & politics, start-ups, technology, and more.
  • icon Pick your 5 favourite companies, get a daily email with all news updates on them.
  • icon 26 years of website archives.
  • icon Preferential invites to Business Standard events.

OR


Subscribe to Business Standard Premium

Exclusive Stories, Curated Newsletters, 26 years of Archives, E-paper, and more!

Insightful news, sharp views, newsletters, e-paper, and more! Unlock incisive commentary only on Business Standard.

Download the Business Standard App for latest Business News and Market News .

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 23:34 IST

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

.