When evaluating index funds, one has to look for the one that is best able to replicate the index and has a higher volume to execute the trades.
The best multi-cap fund for 2018 is a must-have mutual fund of every portfolio for a well-diversified portfolio and want to avoid the volatility of the Indian market which is expected in 2018 and 2019 as the election year.
Let us take a top-down approach to the top-performing mutual funds for the past 1 year and come up with the best ELSS tax saving fund to invest in 2018.
The process we will use will similar to 2017 for a large-cap fund where we choose the 5-star rated large-cap fund by ValueResearchOnline and based on the underlying benchmark choose the best large-cap funds that are more likely to perform well in 2018.
Choose the top performing funds of 2017 and nail down to see the one that can outperform the midcap index based on the consistent history of outperformance for an elongated period of time.
We kickoff 2018 with the best of funds series for 2018. The first post is for the best smallcap fund of 2018. Let us also analyze how has been the performance of the best smallcap funds of 2017 and if we can learn more out of it to improve our selection of funds for 2018.