Tag: Debt Mutual Funds

How would debt MF swing pricing affect investors?

The markets regulator has floated the concept of swing pricing in debt mutual funds, which would kick in at times of high stress. Essentially, this...

Low-cost investment diversification tools for millennials

The time-tested primary investment style for everyone, including millennials, remains the same, which is based on one’s risk tolerance. However, compared to the earlier generations,...

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,...

Corporate investments in debt MFs soar in Apr-Feb

Corporate investments in debt mutual funds (MFs) have seen a sharp recovery after the initial months of the pandemic saw companies pull money out of...

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...

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....

Passive investing gathers pace in the debt mutual funds space

The USP of such launches is that if held to maturity, these funds mimic fixed deposits (FDs). They pay a predictable (though not guaranteed) rate...

Lessons at the crux of Franklin Templeton fiasco

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Franklin Templeton to distribute ₹9,122 crore among unitholders. This is the first repayment investors will see in nearly a...

Equity MFs see outflow for 7th straight month in January on profit booking

The pace of outflows from equities has however slowed for the third month and Gautam Kalia, Head – Investment Solutions, Sharekhan by BNP Paribas said...

mutual funds: HNIs book fat profits in equity in October; park money in debt funds

Mumbai: Rough seas demand abundant caution. It isn’t surprising, therefore, that bulge-bracket local investors who prefer mutual funds to individual stock picking sat out in...

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...

3 changes in debt mutual fund rules you should know

Last few years have not been an easy ride for debt mutual fund investors. There have been a series of downgrades and defaults by the...

Covid-led crisis pushes zillennials into investing

Compared to the same time last year, Groww recorded a 400% increase in the number of transacting users in the age group of 20-30 years...

RBI news | debt mutual funds: RBI holds rates; What should debt mutual fund investors do?

The Reserve Bank of India held its policy rate in its monetary policy review held today in line with market expectations. The repo rate, or...

RBI to pause on rate cuts? What should be your debt mutual fund strategy?

The monetary policy review by the Reserve Bank of India is scheduled for tomorrow. Most debt mutual fund managers believe that it is going to...

Double-digit returns in long duration debt mutual funds: What is the risk

Long duration debt mutual funds and Gilt funds are topping the charts with average returns of 12% and 10.76% in the last one year respectively....

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...

New disclosure rules for debt mutual funds to help detect underlying risks early

Debt mutual funds will have to disclose the portfolio every 15 days, said Sebi in a circular issued on Wednesday. As per current norms, mutual...

Sebi seeks to enhance transparency in debt mutual funds: 5 points

Sebi has announced a certain measures related to debt mutual funds to enhance the liquidity and transparency in their trades. The market regulator on Wednesday...

Mutual funds reduce exposure to NBFCs by half in two years

Debt mutual funds have cut their exposure to India’s Non banking Finance Companies ( NBFCs) to almost half from a two year ago period, as...

SC transfers all Franklin cases to Karnataka high court

MUMBAI : The Supreme Court on Friday directed the transfer of all pleas related to Franklin Templeton India shuttering six of its debt funds to...

This or that? Hard financial choices we must make

The choices that the ongoing covid-19 pandemic is forcing us to make are not the ones we had ever thought we would need to make....

Markets may remain volatile in near term, Nimesh Shah of ICICI Pru MF

Mutual fund investors are facing a crisis of confidence. It is increasingly becoming difficult for them to make sense of a volatile stock market. And...

Don’t abandon debt mutual funds, they are important

By Avnish Jain Debt mutual funds was safe – or everybody thought so until the IL&FS episode. Suddenly, debt funds started gaining notoriety as downgrades...