You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings.A mutual fund portfolio for a moderate risk-takerStock Analysis, IPO, Mutual Funds, Bonds & MoreA mutual fund portfolio for a moderate risk-takerIf you have any mutual fund queries, message on ET Mutual Funds on Facebook. We will get it answered by our panel of experts.I would like to start anSIPof Rs 6,500. I want to invest around 75 per cent inlargecapand 25 per cent inmidcapschemes. My goal is to create a big corpus and I am ready to invest for a long time, say, about 15 to 20 years. I am 30 plus now. I am a moderate risk-taker and a first-time investor. Suggest aportfolio, which can provide higher returns, with below average or low-riskmutual funds.

You should consult a seasoned mutual fund advisor in your locality before investing. You are making a lot of contradictory claims: you want to invest in midcap schemes; you are moderate risk-taker; you want low-risk funds that would higher returns. If you are not familiar with basics of investing and mutual funds, you must consult a mutual fund advisor immediately. After obtaining your financial situation, financial goals and risk appetite, the advisor would be in a better position to offer a personalised investment solution.

You say you have a moderate risk appetite, but your mail gives the impression that you have a low risk tolerance. You may take an online quiz to ascertain your risk tolerance level.

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Best largecap mutual fund schemes to invest in 2018.

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(%)Mirae Asset Tax Saver Direct-G0.128.159.3210.7922.17Invest NowMirae Asset Tax Saver Reg-G-0.057.658.359.1820.52Invest NowMotilal Oswal Long Term Equity Fund Direct-Growth

ELSS1.187.787.06-2.7717.19Invest NowFeatured

ELSS0.6510.0010.767.4016.03Start SIPMotilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund Direct-Growth

Large Cap1.229.338.713.6514.79Invest NowDHFL Pramerica Gilt Direct Plan – Growth

Gilt1.843.166.039.907.67Invest NowDSP Midcap Direct Plan-Growth

Mid Cap-1.376.695.74-2.8414.42Start SIPDHFL Pramerica Hybrid Debt Fund Direct Plan-Growth

Conservative Hybrid0.843.916.259.779.42Invest NowDSP Focus Direct Plan-Growth

Multi Cap2.1811.2910.616.2312.61Start SIPMotilal Oswal Multicap 35 Fund Direct-Growth

Multi Cap1.928.168.400.0115.91Invest NowMotilal Oswal Midcap 30 Fund Direct-Growth

Mid Cap-0.308.837.44-0.468.98Invest NowDHFL Pramerica Large Cap Fund Direct Plan-Growth

Large Cap2.129.5112.129.3513.83Invest NowDSP Small Cap Direct Plan-Growth

Small Cap-1.209.533.19-11.968.53Start SIPDSP Equity Opportunities Direct Plan-Growth

Large & MidCap-0.277.887.922.9915.54Start SIPDSP Credit Risk Direct Plan-Growth

Credit Risk-0.021.65-0.53-0.664.94Start SIPMotilal Oswal Long Term Equity Fund Direct-Growth

ELSS1.187.787.06-2.7717.19Invest NowDSP Tax Saver Direct Plan-Growth

ELSS0.6510.0010.767.4016.03Start SIPDSP Liquidity Direct-Growth

Liquid0.581.783.677.617.20Start SIPICICI Prudential Savings Fund Direct Plan -Growth

Low Duration0.692.174.378.557.90Invest NowDSP Savings Direct Plan-Growth

Money Market0.652.094.158.546.98Start SIPDSP Strategic Bond Direct Plan-Growth

Dynamic Bond-0.181.434.368.606.77Start SIPDSP 10Y G-Sec Fund Direct-Growth

Gilt with 10 year Constant Duration1.983.025.5610.267.37Start SIPDSP Bond Direct-Growth

Medium Duration0.742.413.616.157.48Start SIPDSP Short Term Direct Plan-Growth

Short Duration0.852.244.708.907.59Start SIPDSP Ultra Short Fund Direct Plan-Growth

Ultra Short Duration0.621.983.066.426.97Start SIPDSP Equity Savings Fund Direct-Growth

Equity Savings0.945.515.784.759.20Start SIPDSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund Direct-Growth

Dynamic Asset Allocation0.702.985.008.149.65Start SIPDSP Regular Savings Direct Plan-Growth

Conservative Hybrid0.824.563.220.617.08Start SIPDSP Equity & Bond Direct-Growth

Aggressive Hybrid0.798.389.255.8513.15Start SIP

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– Returns of 1 year are absolute and above 1 year are annualised..

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