We recommend balanced schemes to first-time investors because they help investors to grow money without a lot of volatility
16-Oct-2015 •Research Desk
I know very little about mutual funds and Systematic Investment Plan (SIP). I want to invest ₹1,000 per month for at least five years. Where should I invest and what will be the returns?
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You can consider investing through a monthly SIP in an equity-oriented balanced scheme. We recommend balanced schemes to first-time investors because they help investors to grow money without much volatility. We have noticed that new comers to the market often tend to panic during volatile periods. Balanced schemes address this issue to a great extend because of their investment strategy of investing in a combination of equity and debt. Equity helps these funds to earn extra returns and the debt part of the portfolio softens the blow during volatile phases in the market.
Here is our list of best balanced schemes.