Top 20 Best Mutual Funds Of 2020 by Cube Wealth

You’ve more or less understood what mutual funds are, read up about the best investments available and asked at least 10 friends about what mutual funds to invest in.


All those friends insist that they know what the best mutual funds in India are and claim they’ve been getting good returns. Sadly your question remains unanswered… should you invest in the Axis Mutual Fund or the SBI Blue Chip? Are equity funds right for you or should you invest in debt funds?


All the financial mumbo-jumbo leaves you confused and hesitant. You know by now that you should start investing in mutual funds using SIPs but secretly wonder if you can time the market through lump sum investments.


After all that effort you really want to know what the top performing funds in India are. Well, you’re in luck because the Cube Wealth blog is the best place to get simple, honest and unbiased investment advice. We work with the world’s best wealth coaches and advisors to bring you a list of *drumrolls* The Top 20 Best Mutual Funds To Invest In India + some bonus tips. Wealth First is our Mutual Fund Advisory partner and has helped us compile this crisp and precise list.

How Do We Compare Mutual Funds?

We’ve identified this list of mutual funds as the best in India for 2019 because they have delivered and will likely continue to deliver consistently higher returns than other funds in their category.


We finally decide what the best mutual funds in India are based on what will give you the best return on your investment. Our world-class advisors at Wealth First helped build the list based on their mutual fund selection process, undertaken using two parameters: –

  1. Qualitative Parameters:

    • AMC comfort Pedigree, Credibility, Compliance, Process and Ability to Retain Top Management & Talent

    • Fund Manager comfort Experience, Reputation, Performance and Continuity Record (We have had 170+ investment and marketing team interactions in the last 1 year)


  2. Quantitative Parameters:
    • Scheme Aesthetics – Fund Size & Recent AUM Growth, Concentration Analysis, Clarity of positioning

    • Performance – Historical performances (SIP, Last 20-Quarters, 3-Year and 5-Year Numbers), Risk-adjusted returns, Sharpe, Beta, and Other Statistical Ratios

    • Negative Criteria – Cash Calls, Outlier Performances, Recent Management Changes, etc.

Now that you are well aware of the factors involved in picking the top performing mfs, without further ado, let’s dive into Cube Wealth’s picks. 

List of Best Mutual Funds in India for 2020

Best Liquid Funds in 2020

First, let’s look at the Liquid Funds that our wealth coaches have handpicked this year. These funds give higher returns than your average savings account, are short term investments and offer easy liquidity. We are sharing a list of 3 Mutual Funds in the liquid funds category for you. To find the ideal fund for yourself get in touch with one of our wealth experts.

Mutual Fund TypeBest Liquid Mutual Funds 2020


Nippon India Liquid Fund
SBI Liquid Fund
HDFC Liquid Fund

Not too sure if this is the right option for you? We’ve got you covered! Our expert wealth coaches at Cube Wealth help make this uncomplicated. Download the app now and let go of your worries.

Best Debt Funds in India in 2020

The second category of funds on our list are debt funds. Debt funds are less volatile than equity funds and are also known as fixed-income funds. Our trained wealth advisors have zeroed in on these as the Top 3 Best Debt Funds in India for 2020:
Mutual Fund TypeBest Debt Mutual Funds 2020


ICICI Prudential All Seasons Bond Fund
IDFC Banking & PSU Debt Fund
Axis Strategic Bond Fund

Even though these have been the top performing debt funds in India, we recommend you let Cube Wealth handle your goal-oriented financial management, while you enjoy the luxuries that your savings will accompany. See what our users are saying.

Best Balanced Mutual Funds in 2020

The third category of mutual funds we will look into are conservative funds. These are mixed mutual funds which use a combination of stocks, funds and cash to maintain a low risk level. If you’re looking for a more balanced approach to mutual funds you should definitely look at these funds in 2020.

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Mutual Fund TypeBest Conservative Mutual Funds 2020


Motilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund

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Best Moderate Risk Funds in 2020

Next, we should talk about moderate risk mutual funds. If you’re neither the conservative type nor someone who wants to invest in aggressive mutual funds, these funds will help you strike the right balance;
Mutual Fund TypeBest Moderate Mutual Funds 2020


Axis focused 25 Fund
IDFC Core Equity Fund
Invesco India Growth Opportunities Fund
MIRAE Asset Focused Fund

Not sure if investing in moderate risk funds would help you reach your goals fast enough? We factor your priorities such as education, personal affairs, home, travel, and so on. Once you set the goal up, Cube Wealth saves for the same via EMIs additionally parking your money in liquid funds.

Best Aggressive Mutual Funds in 2020

This brings us to the next set of funds to make it to our best mutual funds list: Aggressive Mutual Funds. If you’re looking for capital gains, have a solid risk appetite and the patience of an oak tree. These funds will tickle your money bone!
Mutual Fund TypeBest Aggressive Mutual Funds 2020


Franklin India Prima Fund
Kotak Emerging Equity Fund
IDFC Sterling Value Fund

Why not take the opinion of the best health advisors in the market for better capital gains though? We at Cube Wealth provide you access to wealth advisors who are otherwise accessible only to UHNIs.

Top ELSS Funds in 2020

Now, it’s impossible to talk about Mutual Funds and not mention tax saving funds. So if you’re trying to make the most of your 80C tax savings, you should look at the best Equity Linked Savings Schemes recommended by our wealth advisors.

These diversified equity schemes will help you make money while you save tax.

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Mutual Fund TypeBest Tax Saving ELSS Mutual Funds 2020
Tax SavingKotak Tax Saver Fund
Mirae Asset Tax Saver Fund-Regular Plan

Best International Mutual Funds in 2020

Finally, we have a short list of the best international mutual funds in India. If you’d like to protect your investments from the rise and fall of the rupee, these are great options for you.

Mutual Fund TypeBest International Mutual Funds 2020
Made in ChinaEdelweiss Greater China Equity Off-shore Fund-Regular Plan


Franklin India Feeder – Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund
Exotic EuropeInvesco Pan European Equity Fund
Cherry BlossomReliance Japan Equity Fund

These are Cube Wealth’s top picks for the best mutual funds of 2020. We update our lists regularly but recommend you connect with one of our experts through the Cube Wealth App before making any investment decisions.


Note: Always invest in mutual funds after analysing your financial goals, investment horizon, and risk appetite.

This article is updated as per 31st January 2020

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