scorecardresearchHow does an investor measure a mutual fund’s volatility? Things you need to know

How does an investor measure a mutual fund’s volatility? Things you need to know

Updated: 14 Aug 2022, 10:57 AM IST
TL;DR.
Before you invest in a mutual fund, you should evaluate its performance based on its returns as well as on the consistency of these returns — something that can be measured by standard deviation. We share more details on this here.
Standard deviation is a useful tool to measure a fund scheme’s volatility. 

Standard deviation is a useful tool to measure a fund scheme’s volatility.