10 Best Mutual Funds For 2013

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, December 24, 2012   |    10 Comments
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Bangalore: Investors all over the world are making fast money from mutual fund investments. It's true that mutual funds are volatile in nature and its return is subjected to market risk. But if you are a smart investor and is also quite aware of the well-performing MF in the market, then investment not only becomes easy but also profitable and risk free. Here is the list of top 10 mutual funds in which one would like to invest in 2013, as they were top performing MF in the last 12 months, as stated by Mutual Funds India.

1. ICICI Prudential Banking and Financial Services Fund - Retail

Type: Open Ended

Fund Manager: Venkatesh Sanjeevi

Launch Date: August 22, 2008

Fund Size (in Crore): Rs.209.2 as on November 30, 2012

Minimum Investment (in Rs.): 5000

It is an Open-ended equity scheme that seeks to generate long-term capital appreciation to unit holders from a portfolio that is invested predominantly in equity and equity related securities of companies engaged in banking and financial services. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized.

The Net Asset Value (NAV) for the scheme is Rs.22.52 as on December 21, 2012. The 52 week high value of the scheme is Rs.22.86 as on December 19, 2012 and 52 week low value was Rs.13.24 as on Deccember 30, 2011.

Since its inception, the Risk Return Value (RRV) has been 20.60 percent and for the month has been 7.75 percent. The Earnings Per Share (EPS) is Rs.15.90 as on November 2012.

The top holdings are HDFC Bank, ICICI BANK, State Bank of India, IndusInd Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services, Union Bank Of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Yes Bank, Federal Bank and ING Vysya Bank.

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2. Reliance Media & Entertainment

Type: Open Ended

Launch Date: September 30, 2004

Fund Size (in Crore): Rs.85.73 as on November 30, 2012

Minimum Investment (in Rs.): 5000

The primary investment objective of the Scheme is to generate consistent returns by investing in equity / equity related or fixed income securities of media & entertainment and other associated companies.

The Net Asset Value (NAV) for the scheme is Rs.38.59 as on December 21, 2012. The 52 week high value of the scheme is Rs.39.18 as on December 20, 2012 and 52 week low value was Rs.24.44 as on January 2, 2012.

Since its inception, the Risk Return Value (RRV) has been 17.83 percent and for the month has been 6.94 percent. The Earnings Per Share (EPS) is Rs.21.63 as on November 2012.

The top holdings are Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Hathway Cable & Datacom, PVR, Hinduja TMT, Sun TV, Jagran Prakashan, Dish TV India, Hindustan Media Ventures, HT Media and Network 18 Media & Investments.

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1: I am into only mutual fund investment since 2008 March.
Reliance Media
Posted by:konBlr - 10 Jun, 2013
2: I wanted to invest money in mutual fund for 1 year. Which is best mutual fund to invest.
Posted by:santosh - 30 May, 2013
3: I have some questions below:
1.Please suggest me any two MF from below funds for the long term:
a)SBI Emerging Business(G)
b)Quantum Long Term Equity Fund
c)Reliance Equity oppurtunities Fund
d)ICICI Prudential Discovery Fund
e)HDFC Equity Fund(G)

2.Should I invest through SIP say 5000 pm.
3.Should I invest in two MF inspite of one considering the risk.
4.Is there any application charges for the MF.I come this term when I saw the ICICI MF and

Reliance MF links.
5.Is SBI MF is different with others as it is of SBI a govt bank.
6.Do I need to mention the investment years say 5 years for the MF investment while

purchasing or I will be asked by the AMC while renewal after each year .
7.Should I buy the MF for one year and then renew after each year.

Posted by:K C Rana - 20 Feb, 2013
4: As per your article and other advises from around me i want to start investing in MFS with a small SIP Rs. 5000 per month.

I have other investments in equity markets and Banking FD’s.

Am a first time investor in MF am 27 years married with a Kid and earn about 10 lacs per annum.

Horizion for investment is between 5 to 10 years looking forward with a goal of earning 10% per annum with a medium risk taking capacity on my choices please correct me if am wrong anywhere.

My choices for MF’s which can suit my goal and risk

1. Large Caps – DSP Black rock Top 100 Equity – 1000/month
2. Large
Posted by:bhavik merchant - 08 Feb, 2013
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Posted by:ngih thomas - 30 Jan, 2013
7: Really nice information about the best mutual funds in 2013.I think in this year more people are going to invest in mutual funds because mutual fund companies are offerings the best ever services for it.I also want to share list of best mutual funds in 2013 have a look.
Posted by:best mutual funds - 24 Jan, 2013
8: Mutual Funds are just waste of time ,only for noobs or rookies, better is self technical trading
Posted by:rajiv - 09 Jan, 2013
9: good analysis...just copy paste of top 10 funds from value research online
Posted by:yogesh - 30 Dec, 2012
I would like to invest in MUTUAL FUND for long term more than 3 years with SIP of Rs. 1000 per month. Please suggest me which is best for me to give better returns with securing my investment
MANOJ KUMAR SHAW Replied to: - 10 Dec, 2013
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