Riding Out the Economic Downturn with Mutual Funds | Episode 3

The pandemic has created widespread fear among retail investors—many individuals are at a loss when it comes to choosing safe options to park and grow their capital.

The recent collapse of certain debt funds has only worsened investor sentiments. How should one safeguard their investments during this time of crisis?

Episode 3: Equity funds: How long is long term?

Ms. Monika Halan

Ms. Monika Halan Consulting Editor,


Ms. Halan is an MA in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and in Journalism Studies from the University of Wales. She has worked across media organisations and run four successful TV series. She is the author of two academic papers and the best-selling book, ‘Let’s Talk Money’. Halan is based out of New Delhi.

Saurabh Mukherjea

Saurabh Mukherjea Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Marcellus Investment Managers


Saurabh is a CFA charter holder and a SEBI-registered investment advisor. In India, Saurabh was rated as a leading equity strategist in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by the Asiamoney polls. He is also the former CEO of Ambit Capital and the co-founder of Clear Capital. Saurabh has written three bestselling books: Gurus of Chaos, The Unusual Billionaires, and Coffee Can Investing: The low risk route to stupendous wealth.


A.BalasubramanianMD & CEO, Aditya Birla
Sun Life
Mutual Fund


Mr. Balasubramanian brings with him over 26 years of experience in the mutual fund industry. He is closely associated with key industry bodies. Currently, he is on the Board of Governors of National Institute of Securities Markets, which is a SEBI-established entity. He is also on the Committee of Corporate Bond Market Development of SEBI. Further, he plays an active role in AMFI as a Board of Director.


Riding Out the Economic Downturn with Mutual Funds | Episode 2

Riding Out the Economic Downturn with Mutual Funds | Episode 1


An investor education and awareness initiative of Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund.
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