I have prepared this research paper considering actual index movement of Index i.e. Nifty50 Index / CNX Midcap Index / Small Cap Index
Hence to take complete benefit of this research paper please go through the questions line by line.
I can assure you will find interesting answers and findings, All these will help you to avoid making mistakes and increase your chances of making more returns, lets start with the most basic question asked by all investors :
Question : Which fund should I buy Large cap / Mid cap / Small cap ?
Question : What should be my holding period ?
Answer depends on your holding period :
Option 1 - If answer is long term above 5 years and you can take above average risk than mid cap
Option 2 - If answer is not long term that is below 5 years than large cap
Option 3 - Small cap funds should be completely avoided
Please check comparative chart below to understand, I am putting it in a graphical picture and numbers both cause its rightly said "A picture is worth a thousand words"
Relative performance Midcap and Nifty
Relative performance Small cap and Nifty
Yearly returns Midcap
Yearly returns Nifty
Comparitive returns chart Midcap and Nifty : Month wise and Yearly return
Returns chart Nifty Month wise and Yearly returns
Clearly midcaps have out performed by significant margin