Mutual funds to buy

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund

This fund was initiated with the main objective being to generate long-term capital appreciation. This is from small-cap companies to mid-cap companies. This funds invest approximately 75% of its funds on small companies. The set benchmark during the creation of this fund has been surpassed and this fund is currently providing about 24% annual return. This is definitely on of the best funds to invest in within the mid-cap section when you are investing for mid durations that is 8-10 years.

UTI Equity Mutual Funds

This fund was formed with the main objective of investing above 80% of its funds in both equity and related instruments. This was for the medium and high-risk profile. The remaining 20% would be invested in money market, which had a low and medium profile risk. This fund has for the last five years been providing about 16% return. This fund is appropriate for individuals investing for long duration, which includes 10-20 years.

ICICI pru Focussed Blue Chip Fund

This fund was formed with the main objective being to invest in over 20 large companies. This was from the 200 stocks, which are listed on the NSE board. The objective of this fund would result in alteration of its assets across more than 1000 cores which is being achieved currently. This fund is providing an annual return of over 17% for the last five years. This fund it one of the best to invest in over long periods of 10-20 years.

Reliance Equity Opportunities fund

The main purpose of this fund is to invest in stocks in different sectors which are being influenced by the ongoing economic reforms and infrastructural changes. This fund is currently providing about 22%-annualized returns. This fund is best for investors investing for 8-10 years.

UTI Mid Cap Fund

This fund was formed with the main objective of providing capital appreciation by investing in mid cap stocks. It is an open-ended equity fund, which is currently providing 23% annualized returns for the last five years. This fund is best for investors investing over 8 years.

HDFC Top 200 Funds

This fund was created with the intention of seeking capital appreciation. It was to invest 90% in equity while the remainder would be invested in debt instruments. The stocks were and are selected according to the companies in the BSE 200 index and also large capitalized companies within India. This fund is currently generating about 15 % annualized return for the past five years. This fund is best for investors investing for periods over 10 years.