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ETF vs Mutual Funds

ETF vs Mutual Funds Nowadays, Mutual Funds are the favorite one among most of the people. Bank Interest rates are ticking down and the India Inflation rate also around 3 - 4 %. Many of us, keen to invest in mutual funds with a simple knowledge or as plain (Not known). Last week, one of the reader requested an answer in  , Is it the time to invest in mutual funds and how the mutual funds differ from ETF (Exchange Traded Fund). I had posted my answer on reply. So, that's why i am looking here to share the related information in my blog about ETF and mutual funds. Generally, Mutual funds categorized as Two:   Debt Funds Equity Funds Debt funds are good, if you are looking like as a Bank FD (Fixed Deposit) or RD (Recurring). It gives a solid returns more than the Bank deposits. Indexation Benefit also available on LTCG (Long term Capital Gains), if you hold more than 3 years. Similarly, Equity funds have a LTCG benefit, if you hold on your investment more than one year