HDFC MF Equity funds are suitable for investors who are seeking long-term capital appreciation over a period of 5 years or more. Since the fund value may go up / down as per the market movements, these funds are meant for investors with relatively higher risk tolerance. The high-return generating potential of HDFC MF Equity funds makes them ideal to achieve long term goals like children’s education, retirement planning and buying a home. To realise the full potential of equity funds
, you need to stay invested throughout the given investment horizon which usually should be 10-12 years or even beyond. This may also mean parking only such surpluses in these funds which you won’t need in the near future and are meant for long term investments.