Mirae Asset Mutual Fund is the Indian mutual funds arm of Mirae Asset Financial Group, a South Korean financial services provider. Mirae Asset Global Investments Group, which is the asset management arm of Mirae Asset Financial Group, has a presence in 12 countries across 5 continents primarily in the emerging markets.
Mirae Asset has been active in the Indian markets since 2007, and currently has a base of more than 6400 associates that are involved in expanding the company’s presence in India. The company has posted stable growth in assets under management (AUM) over the past 3 years.
Mutual funds from Mirae Asset
Mirae Asset Mutual Fund provides funds under three major categories – equity, thematic and fixed income. The funds have shown a stable performance over the last few years and the group boasts a fast-growing base of investors. Overall, the company provides customers with a choice of 8 funds across three classes.
Types of Mirae Asset FundsEquity funds
Equity funds are invested in the equity or stock markets, which are highly dynamic and offer opportunities to earn greater interests when compared to other investment instruments. However, these funds are usually categorized as low or high risk due to market volatility.
Mirae Asset MF currently offers two equity instruments to invest in namely Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund and Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund. Both are linked to equity instruments and are novel products in this category.Thematic funds
These funds are highly targeted such as China-specific funds or emerging markets fund. These are generally equity instruments where investments are made in open ended equity funds of particular markets or market segments.
Mirae Asset MF offers three distinct types of thematic funds namely Mirae Asset India-China Consumption Fund (for consumption-led growth Indian and Chinese markets), Mirae Asset China Advantage Fund (for investments in Chinese local companies) and Mirae Asset Global Commodity Stock Fund (for investments in equities of companies involved in commodities-related sectors in emerging markets).Fixed income funds
Fixed income funds are meant to provide fixed income with low risk investments in debt instruments. Mirae Asset provides short and mid term fixed income funds that are a great way to utilize idle money, grow investments and ensure a quality portfolio.
There are three products under the fixed income category namely Mirae Asset Cash Management Fund, Mirae Asset Ultra Short Term Bond Fund and Mirae Asset Short Term Bond Fund.
Why choose Mirae Asset Mutual Fund?
- Innovative products and investment opportunities.
- Exposure to the markets of other emerging economies.
- Backed by Mirae Asset Global, a major financial services company based out of Seoul.
- Growing network of associates and branches throughout the country.
- Robust customer support.
- Relatively new company with good opportunities for growth.
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