- Summary of  common type of  Funds

Type of Mutual Fund 


Fund Manager simply copies the index and makes an effort to keep the portfolio constantly in sync with its index.

Index Fund


An equity mutual fund invests in stocks/shares.  They offer the potential for higher returns on investment.

Equity Fund


A hybrid fund is a type of mutual fund that combines the features of both Debt & Equity mutual funds.

Hybrid Fund


Maintaining a balance between risky and safe investments is the goal of a balanced mutual fund.

Balanced Fund


Invests in short-term government bonds (CDs or Treasury bills).  Suitable for short term 1 to 6 month

Money Market Fund


Invests in long-term govt. securities, Indian companies bond. Funds are safer than other types of funds.

Bond Fund


 FOF scheme’s investments are made in the units of another mutual fund scheme.

Fund of Funds

It’s important to consider your investment goals and risk tolerance when selecting a mutual fund.