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Rupee Cost Averaging (SIP) vs. Value Cost Averaging (VIP) in mutual funds?

Which one is a better option while investing in mutual funds? I think that investment via VIP would work only if the investment is target oriented, and if calculated manually.
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How is exit load calculated in case of SIP in mutual funds?

Assume I invest Rs.1000 on the 1st of January in a mutual fund that charges an exit load of 1% for redemption within 1 year. After 6 months I invest Rs.500 more in the same fund. Now how much would ...
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How can an Indian citizen get exposure to global markets?

Other than investing in sundry international equity funds, is there a way for an Indian citizen to invest in global securities? Is it possible for example to buy shares of Google?
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Fixed tenure fund versus fixed maturity plan

Is there a difference between a fixed tenure fund and a fixed maturity plan? For instance this page on valueresearch lists both under the title FMP. http://www.valueresearchonline.com/funds/fmpnfo.asp ...
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In India, what is the difference between Dividend and Growth mutual fund types?

I've always seen a mutual fund with two types (specifically pointing to Indian mutual funds) that are XYZ - Dividend/XYZ - Growth mutual fund? What exactly they mean here? Which is the best to buy?