To generate alpha, investors should opt for factor-based funds: Experts

Several factor-based index and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been launched in India based on strategies like low volatility, value, equal weight, quality, momentum and so on. Since these products have been around for only a short while, experts suggest investors should begin by taking a small exposure to them, which they may increase as they gain confidence. Market cap-based funds can suffice Some advisors only suggest pure passive, market cap-based index funds. Says Avinash Luthria, a Sebi-registered investment advisor and founder of Fiduciaries: “A Nifty50 index fund vi.....

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