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Why investing in passive funds can be a good diversification strategy

At a time when the market was reeling under the effects of Covid-19 pandemic, passively managed products have seen a massive rise in popularity. Ranging...

Mutual funds raise holdings in state-run banks despite NPA fears

MUMBAI : Mutual fund houses are raising their holdings in the banking sector, especially state-run banks, underscoring their growing optimism about the health of these...

Mutual funds raise exposure to PSU banks to 15-month high in May

MUMBAI: As covid-led uncertainties are gradually receding, mutual fund houses are increasing their exposure to the banking sector, especially in the public sector undertaking (PSU)...

Net inflows into equity MFs rise to 14-month high in May

Despite the on-ground challenges of regional lockdown amid virus cases, Indian markets continued to rise, propelling mutual fund investors to pump money into equity schemes....

View: In Mutual Funds, interesting times

One of the largest impacts of Covid-19 has been the crippling impact on retail investor sentiments. A sector that is the lifeblood of every large...

Mutual funds add more than 81 lakh investor accounts in 2020-21

The industry had added 72.89 lakh investor accounts in 2019-20, according to data from the Association of Mutual Funds in India. Investors are increasingly acknowledging...

Equity mutual funds see 1st net inflow in 8 months as tide turns

After eight months of net outflows, equity mutual funds attracted net inflows of ₹7,376 crore in March, with all categories of open-ended funds barring multi-cap,...

Debt MFs ‘ reported duration may rise following Amfi guidelines on AT1 bonds

On 24 March, The Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) issued a circular on the valuation of Additional Tier 1 (AT1) bonds and Tier...

amfi: Did AMFI do a U-turn on Sebi’s AT1 bond rule for mutual funds?

While the Finance Ministry’s ‘request’ to Sebi to withdraw the new valuation rule for perpetual bonds surprised many, what intrigued industry watchers more was mutual...

Amfi backs Sebi’s circular on capping exposure to perpetual bonds

The Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) on Friday came out in support of the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi) circular on...

Equity MFs see outflow for 8th straight month in Feb on profit-booking

However, investors put in ₹1,735 crore from debt mutual funds last month, thanks to the net inflows in liquid, low duration and money market funds....

Net outflows from equity MFs increase in Feb, SIP contribution dwindles

MUMBAI: Mutual fund managers continue to struggle with withdrawals, as data showed that equity schemes witnessed net outflows for eight months in a row, with...

Net outflow from equity MFs slowed down in Jan

Equity mutual funds (MFs) continued to face redemption pressures for the seventh straight month in January, as investors rushed to book profits with the Sensex...

DII versus FII: Tug of war between DIIs & FIIs unlikely to end anytime soon

The week gone by further strengthened the hands of the bulls, with Nifty50 crossing the 13,500 mark for the first time in history. However, there...

Sebi chairman proposes four ways to reduce risk in your debt funds

In a speech at the Association of Mutual Funds in India’s (Amfi) annual general meeting on Tuesday, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)...

Why Sebi’s 9/11 strike on mutual funds has misfired

On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, Sebi decided to strike India’s mutual fund industry with one such unusual circular. The circular addressed the market regulator’s...

Mutual funds are not banks, shouldn’t behave like one: Sebi chief Ajay Tyagi

The remark comes against the backdrop of some mutual fund houses giving moratorium to borrowers in recent months on the lines of banks. Addressing members...

Debt MFs log outflow in Aug on withdrawal from overnight, liquid funds

NEW DELHI : After recording net inflows for four months in a row, debt-oriented schemes witnessed a net outflow of ₹3,907 crore in August, largely...

Mutual funds committed to following Sebi’s new norms on multi-cap schemes: AMFI

Industry body Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has issued a statement on late Sunday welcoming Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi) clarification...

Redemption intensifies, August equity MF outflow highest in a decade

As investors continued to flush out money from mutual funds, inflows into equity schemes remained under pressure in August even as markets rally sustained. According...

Equity MFs see first outflow in over 4 years in July on profit-booking

Overall, the mutual fund industry witnessed a net inflow of 89,813 crore across all segments last month, much higher than ₹7,265 crore seen in June,...

Debt mutual funds collect ₹1.1 lakh crore in June quarter

Debt mutual funds collected ₹1.1 lakh crore in three months ended June 2020. The inflows were mainly driven by investments in liquid schemes and banking...

Mutual funds collect over ₹50,000 crore via SIP in H1 2020

Investors continue to prefer SIP option for investing in mutual funds, as the industry garnered over ₹50,000 crore through this route in the first six...

Net inflows into equity mutual funds decline 12% in May

Amid falling markets and widening economic gloom, equity mutual fund inflows slowed in May, even as the panic exodus from credit risk funds cooled. Net...

There is a way to make SIPs work in tough times

The monthly Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) number has dipped below ₹8,000 crore for the first time in almost two years. Net inflows into actively managed...