SIP or Systematic Investment Plan refers to the practice of investing a constant amount regularly in a Mutual Fund, generally on a fixed date every month. By investing on a fixed schedule, you avoid the complex or even impossible duty of trying to figure out the exact best time to invest.
SIP allows for averaging investment costs. The fundamental mantra behind rupee cost averaging is ‘you get more units for a lower price’. When markets are down, you get more units of your scheme. When markets high you get fewer units for the same amount. In this way, your average cost per unit in volatile markets turns out to be lower than when you invest in a lump-sum
You can customise your SIP investment based on your financial situation. So, let’s say you start out with a small SIP in line with your income. As your income increases, you can choose to increase your SIP contribution
Monthly auto-payments which are debited from your DBS Bank accounts. This also helps you to plan your monthly budget more effectively
The key to building wealth is to start investing early and regularly. A small amount of money invested regularly can grow to a large sum via the power of compounding because the corpus on which you earn returns every year gets augmented by adding the previously accumulated returns
Majority of the schemes that are available over DBS Bank provide an option to invest via SIP, however some of the liquid schemes may not offer this option.
Depending on the fund type you can start investing in a SIP with as low as Rs. 500 per month
Yes, the minimum tenure for SIP investments on DBS Bank is 12 months. Maximum number of months you can choose for your SIP would depend on the scheme you are planning to invest in. However, for most of the schemes we provide SIP till perpetuity.
No, there are no charges for SIP termination.
In the event where there are 3 consecutive months’ default on your SIP payments, your SIP will be automatically terminated.
For more queries on SIPs refer our detailed FAQs here : https://www.dbs.com/digibank/in/mf-through-digibank-faqs.html