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Head, Rank MF - Answered on Dec 09, 2022

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I am 40 years old and want to create a MF portfolio that will give me = 15% return for the next 6-8 years. I am fairly open to taking risks. Can you pls suggest a basket of 5-6 funds and how much to invest in each of them to get a corpus of 1Cr at the end of the time frame?

Ans: Rs 1 cr in 8 years will require an investment (Monthly) of Rs 54000.

Schemes that can be considered are as under

HDFC Index Fund – Sensex Plan – Growth

UTI Flexi cap Fund – Growth

Axis ESG Equity fund – Growth

Samco Flexi cap fund – Growth

Motilal Oswal Mid cap Fund - Growth

Nippon India Small Cap Fund - Growth


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I hv just started my investment in MFs. I am 24yrs and want to make a corpus of Rs. 3 to 4 Cr by investing in MFs in 20 to 25 yrs. Pls guide me how can I achieve my target. DSP MID CAP Rs 5KCANARA ROBECO EMERGING (R) G Rs 5K AXIS MID CAP Rs 3K SBI FOCUSED EQUITY (R) G Rs 5K ICICI PRU FLEXICAP G Rs 5K AXIS ESG FUND Rs 10K I CAN ALSO INVEST IN LUMP SUM OF RS. 2.00LAC. Looking forward to your advice. Omkeshwar Singh Please continue and yes you may invest Rs. 2 lakh as lump sum proportionally in all the above funds. Abhsihek Sarin: This is in regards to your Ask MF Guru section on Rediff.com. Requesting your advice on and review of the following investments. I have recently started a mutual fund portfolio at age 25, with monthly SIPs totalling Rs 8500, and targeting a total monthly investment of Rs 10000. The mutual funds I have currently invested in are: Aditya Birla Sun Life Corporate Bond Fund Direct Growth - Rs 3000 monthly SIP Mirae Asset Tax Saver Fund Direct Growth - Rs 1500 monthly SIP Axis Small Cap Find Direct Growth - Rs 1500 monthly SIP ICICI Prudential Technology Direct Plan Growth - Rs 2500 monthly SIP Risk appetite is very high; annual step up is targeted at 15% and the aim is to achieve Rs 1cr corpus in 15 years from today i.e. age 40. Please review the above investments, and also suggest a moderate risk mutual fund to invest the remaining Rs 1500.
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