Nifty Mid Cap Index Fund

Nifty Midcap mutual funds invest your pooled money in mid-cap companies ranking between the 101st and 250th position in the National Stock Exchange to generate higher returns. This is a diversified and low-cost option of investment that has a potential for long term growth.

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An annualised return of approximately 20%

An annualised return of approximately 20%

Higher returns over the long term

Higher returns over the long term

Can outperform large cap mutual funds

Can outperform large cap mutual funds

Ideal for investors with a long-term investment horizon

Ideal for investors with a long-term investment horizon

What are Nifty Mid Cap Index Funds?

Nifty mid-cap index funds invest in mid-size companies ranking between 101st and 250th in the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on the basis of market capitalisation. These companies have a market cap between ₹5,000 crores and ₹20,000 crores. Moreover, the 150 stocks in this fund has the potential to grow in future and outperform large cap companies. 

In addition, it enables you to grow your capital by offering higher returns and mitigating the risks. These funds track the Nifty Mid-cap index's performance to provide offers matching the Nifty Mid-cap index funds.

Best Nifty Mid Cap Index Funds Based on Last 3-Year Returns

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ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company LimitedHDFC Asset Management Co LtdSBI Funds Management LtdKotak Mahindra Asset Management Co LtdNippon Life India Asset Management LtdAditya Birla Sun Life AMC LtdAxis Asset Management Company LimitedUTI Asset Management Co LtdMirae Asset Investment Managers (India) Private LimitedTata Asset Management LimitedDSP Asset Managers Private LimitedBandhan Asset Management Company LimitedDSP Investment Managers Private LimitedHSBC Asset Management(India)Private LtdIDFC Asset Management Company LimitedCanara Robeco Asset Management Co. Ltd.Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt LtdEdelweiss Asset Management LimitedQuant Money Managers LimitedInvesco Asset Management (India) Private LtdPPFAS Asset Management Pvt. LtdMirae Asset Mutual FundSundaram Asset Management Company LtdMotilal Oswal Asset Management Co. LtdMirae Asset Global Inv (India) Pvt. LtdBaroda BNP Paribas Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd.LIC Mutual Fund Asset Management LimitedJM Financial Asset Management LimitedPGIM India Asset Management Private LimitedDaiwa Asset Mgmt. (India) Pvt. Ltd.Mahindra Manulife Investment Management Pvt. Ltd.Fund PineBridge Mutual FundUnion Asset Management Co. Pvt. Ltd.Baroda Asset Management India LimitedPrincipal Asset Management Private LimitedWhiteOak Capital Asset Management LimitedBajaj Finserv Asset Management LimitedJPMorgan Asset Management India Pvt. Ltd360 ONE Asset Management LimitedEdelweiss Mutual FundBank of India Investment Managers Private LimitedITI Asset Management LimitedNavi AMC LimitedNJ Asset Management Private LimitedICICI Prudential Asset Mgmt.Company LimitedFranklin Templeton Asset ManagementIDBI Asset Management LimitedQuantum Asset Management Co Pvt. Ltd.Samco Asset Management Pvt LtdHelios Capital Asset Management (India) Private LimitedGroww Asset Management Ltd.Trust Asset Management Private LimitedTaurus Asset Management Company LimitedShriram Asset Management Co LtdZerodha Asset Management Private LimitedOld Bridge Asset Management Private LimitedING Investment Mgnt (India) Private Ltd.Baroda BNP Paribas Mutual Fund
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Benefits of Investing in Nifty Mid Cap Index Funds

Investing in Nifty Midcap mutual funds has certain benefits that you must consider before putting in your money. Read below to know more in details.

  • High Growth Potential

    Since Nifty Midcap index funds invest in mid-size companies ranking on the NSE, there is a chance that these companies have higher growth potential than large-cap companies. Hence, investing in these companies for the long term will enable you to earn higher returns.

  • Low-Cost Investment

    The fund managers do not actively participate in the buying and selling of these funds. Hence, it lowers the expense ratio of these funds, making them a cost-effective investment option than actively managed funds.

  • Portfolio Diversification

    The Nifty Midcap index funds consist of equities of mid-size companies from different sectors. It enables investors to diversify their portfolios to a large extent and bear less risk than direct investment in these stocks.

Who should consider investing in Nifty Midcap Index Funds?

Nifty Mid-cap funds can be suitable for the following categories of investors to earn higher returns:

  • Investors with Long Term Investment Horizon

     If you're planning to invest with a horizon extending several years, Nifty Mid-cap funds can be suitable. They're designed for those who can ride out short-term market swings to achieve substantial returns over time.

  • Investors with a High-Risk Appetite

     These funds are more volatile than large-cap funds, making them suitable for those who can tolerate higher risk levels. The potential for greater returns over the long term can be appealing if you're willing to embrace this risk.

  • Investors Seeking Higher Returns

    If you're aiming for returns that potentially outpace those of large-cap funds, Nifty Mid-cap funds might align with your goals. They offer the chance for higher gains, especially for those committed to long-term investing.

  • Investors Seeking Diversification

    Investors looking to spread their investments across various sectors and companies might find value in Nifty Mid-cap funds. This diversification can mitigate risk over time while offering exposure to the growth potential of India's mid-sized companies.

  • Investors with Market Insights

    Those who actively follow market trends and have insights into mid-cap companies might find these funds rewarding. Active engagement allows investors to make informed decisions, potentially capitalising on market opportunities.

  • Investors with a Market Bullish Outlook

    If you have a positive outlook on the market's future, especially for mid-cap stocks, these funds could be a good fit. They tend to excel during economic upturns, making them attractive for those with a bullish market perspective.

Points to Consider Before Investing in Nifty Midcap Index Funds

There are a few things that you must consider before you put your money in a Nifty mid-cap index fund. Below are the points mentioned in detail:

  • Understand Market Volatility

    Nifty mid-cap index funds can experience significant price swings, more so than large-cap funds. Before investing, ensure you're comfortable with this level of volatility. These funds are suitable for those who can stay invested through the market's ups and downs without reacting hastily to short-term fluctuations.

  • Assess Your Investment Horizon

    These funds are best suited for long-term investors. The longer you stay invested, the more likely you are to withstand price fluctuations and achieve potential returns.

  • Evaluate Your Risk Tolerance

    Given their higher volatility, Nifty mid-cap index funds require a higher risk tolerance. They can offer substantial returns but come with the risk of significant drops. Your investment in these funds should align with your overall risk appetite and financial goals.

Limitations of Investing in Nifty Midcap Index Funds

Investing in Nifty Midcap index funds has certain limitations which you must know before investing in these funds:

  • More Volatile

    Nifty Midcap index funds are more volatile in comparison to large-cap mutual funds. These funds can fluctuate significantly depending on the market conditions. Hence, you must invest in these funds for the long term to reduce the volatility.

  • High Risks

    Since these funds invest in mid-cap companies, which are less established than large-cap companies, it exposes them to changes in market conditions, interest rate fluctuations, etc. In addition, it exposes them to risks arising due to market competition and inflation.

  • No Direct Control

    Since the fund managers do not directly participate in the buying and selling of funds, they lack direct control. It may affect new investors with a limited understanding of financial markets.

How to Start Investing in Nifty Midcap Funds Through INDmoney?

Ready to invest in Nifty Mid Cap Index Funds through INDmoney? Here's a simple guide to get you started:

  • Step 1

    Download the INDmoney app and create your free investment account by completing your (KYC) (Know Your Customer).

  • Step 2

    Once your Free investment account is ready, search for 'Nifty mid cap index fund.'

  • Step 3

    Choose a Nifty mid cap fund by looking at its past returns, volatility, AUM, expense ratios, and underlying stocks and sectors.

  • Step 4

    Set up an SIP in Nifty mid cap funds or invest in lump sum to start investing. 

  • Step 5

    Specify the amount you wish to invest.

  • Step 6

     Finally, decide your payment method. For SIPs, set up an auto-debit with your bank or UPI. For lump sum, you can use UPI, net banking, or other bank transfer methods like NEFT or RTGS.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are the three types of Nifty Midcap Indexes:

  • Nifty Midcap 50 Index
  • Nifty Midcap 100 Index
  • Nifty Midcap 150 Index

Yes, the Nifty Midcap index fund is a high-risk investment option than large-cap funds. These funds invest in mid-size companies that have the potential to become market leaders. However, investing in funds for the long term reduces the risk level significantly. 

Yes, Nifty Midcap index funds are good for long-term investment as the mid-size companies have high growth potential. 

The Nifty Midcap index funds typically offer annualised returns as high as 48%. However, you must compare the return rate of various funds before investing.

The following are some of the top-performing Nifty Midcap index funds in India:

  • Motilal Oswal Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund Direct Growth
  • Aditya Birla Sun Life Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund Direct Growth
  • Nippon India Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund Direct Growth
  • SBI Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund Direct Growth
  • ICICI Prudential Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund Direct Growth

These index funds usually prioritise investing in sectors that focus on domestic growth. It enables investors to take advantage of India’s growing economy without depending much on the global market.

The returns of index funds are subject to tracking errors, which refer to deviations between the fund’s performance and the benchmark index’s performance. However, the best Nifty Midcap index funds have a low tracking error, allowing you to track the funds before investing.

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