Mutual fund is one of the most popular investment avenues today. The mutual fund industry has grown astronomically over the last two decades, especially due to growing investor awareness. The young Indians have started investing early and smartly choosing mutual funds as a safe investment opportunity that provides diversification of risk. This book focuses on basic investment avenues and the benefits of investing in mutual funds, and also a few strategies of investing in value mutual funds, exchange traded funds and growth funds, along with an in-depth analysis of Systematic Investment, Withdrawal and Transfer Plans. Research scholars will also find this book as a valuable reference. It will help all the stakeholders of the mutual fund industry in India to make well-informed decisions, especially those relating to strategies of investing in mutual funds.
Dr Soheli Ghosh is an Assistant Professor in the Morning Section of the Department of Commerce in St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) Kolkata. She is also a Guest Lecturer in the University of Calcutta and many other noted postgraduate disciplines in various other colleges. She has a PhD in Commerce (Finance) from the University of Calcutta. Her primary area of interest is in Indian Financial Markets and Financial Instruments, Mutual Funds, Microfinance and Financial Inclusion, Financial Reporting and CSR amongst others. She has over a decade and a half of experience in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students in the Accounting and Finance discipline. She has published over thirty-five scholarly research papers in numerous peer-reviewed international and national journals. She has also presented over twenty papers in international and national conferences. She has been awarded certificates of Honour and Merit by Rotary International for her exemplary contribution towards all-round development of her students.