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Mutual Funds in India: A Study on Select Equity-Oriented Hybrid Funds

International Journal of Banking, Risk and Insurance

Volume 3 Issue 2

Published: 2015
Author(s) Name: Atanu Ghosh | Author(s) Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, New Alipore College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
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The conventional method of pooling savings by banks for financing industries is changing with time. Investors are resorting to equity-oriented instruments during the last few years. Maximization of Return on Investment (ROI) with risk minimization is an important objective of investors. For a retail investor, it may not always be possible to have adequate skill, knowledge, time, and inclination to keep track of events in capital markets. In such cases, mutual funds are there to cater to the needs of different types of investors. Mutual funds offer variety of flavors balancing the two important factors of risk and return. A need was felt to test the above and consequently this paper analyses the performance of few funds from the perspective of risk and return.

Keywords: Mutual Fund, Equity-oriented Hybrid Funds, Arithmetic Mean, Standard Deviation, Sharpe Ratio, Alpha, Beta, R-Squared

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