Clearly, MFs have outperformed other investments, consistently, both in the short and the long term. Wishfin recommends that while you need to keep your investments diversified, you should allocate a healthy amount to mutual funds for the long term.
Note – Above returns are compounded annual growth return (CAGR) over different periods of time. The return data of MF, real estate and fixed deposits are sourced from economic times & value research. The ULIP return data is obtained from Morningstar. MF returns mentioned is for multi-cap diversified fund sourced from Value research as on 28 Oct’2017.