How equity funds leverage a few good months for outperformance
SummaryDespite market volatility, people should stay invested for the long term to benefit from such outperformance
Financial experts have for long touted the benefits of long-term investing, especially where it concerns equity mutual funds. Yet, a large number of retail investors continue to exit the markets after a short duration. According to data from Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi), 51.4%, or more than half, of the investments held by retail investors have an average holding period of just more than two years.