able to gain access to various fund houses and have a wider range of
choose from. With that many funds on our portal, how can you then
website easily to select the funds of your choice?
you are an investor who wants to
find out more on how some funds are faring against their peers, one
you can make use of would be the 'Fund Selector'.
Fund Selector is similar to a
'search engine' for funds. It is able to help you search for funds
on our online platform. The funds have been categorized according to
different sectors that the mutual funds are invested in. In this way,
your selections based on the different criteria, following which
webpage will generate a customized table displaying all the selected
can find our Fund Selector Tab
under the "Funds Info" menu option, by selecting the 'Fund Selector'.
you have reached the Fund Selector page,
you will find 4 main menu options. They are: Fund House, Fund Category,
Class, Risk Ratings.
can search for funds based on a specific asset management company.
Categories of funds are listed here: Balanced, Debt, Index, Fund of
Funds, Hybrid and Equity
types of funds are listed here: Arbitrage, Banking, Contra,
Diversified, Dynamic Asset Allocation, ELSS, Floating Rate, GILT,
General, Global, Income, Index, Infrastructure, Liquid, MIP,
Pharmaceuticals, Power, Service, Short Term, Specialty
on your risk appetite, you can search for funds according to different
levels of risk. This can range from 0 (Very Low Risk) to 10 (Very High
have set all your search
criteria, click on 'Generate' to display the list of requested funds.
generated table does not display any fund, this means that there are no
fund funds which meet all your search criteria. In that event, you may
try again with less specific search criteria.
Practical Uses of the Fund
go through an example of how the fund
selector can be used to view the performance of funds. For example, if
to search for the range of equity diversified funds which are being
by Fundsupermart.com, what you need to do is to choose 'Equity' from
Category' menu option, and 'Diversified' from the 'Fund Class' menu
Upon clicking on the 'Generate' button, you will see a list of funds
both equity & diversified funds. Cumulative performances
period of 1 week to 6 months are shown in the table. Diagram 2 shows
of the ELSS (Tax Saver) funds
note that the performances
will be calculated on a NAV-to-NAV basis for growth funds only. If you
any of the equity diversified funds listed, it will lead you to the
factsheet, where you can obtain the details of the fund (such as its
prospectus, launch date, current NAV, etc.). There is also useful
shown in the table, the fund's risk rating, minimum initial investment,
volatility, Sharpe ratio, returns over different periods, Entry and
Next to the fund name, you may check the check-boxes listed alongside
fund information, followed by clicking on the 'View Chart' button, to
chart displaying the comparative performance of the different funds.
addition, you can also make use
of the 'Sort' function in the Funds Listing. When you click on the
button, you can sort your selected funds by returns varying from 1
week, or up
to 6 months. This button will enable you to sort your selected funds
to the criteria specified.
Fund Selector feature is extremely useful if
you wish to find out more about the performance and key details of the
different funds you are interested to invest into. An important part of
investing in funds is really to understand more about their
performances and risks.
It is also useful to know how they compare with the rest of their
investors can achieve this to a certain extent by making use of the
Selector feature at the Fundsupermart.com website.