Tag: equity mutual funds

India has fewer ESG funds than other top 10 economies

India has fewer funds focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues than other top 10 economies, data shows, amid investor caution about ESG funds...

Why equity mutual funds saw their highest ever inflows in July

July was by far the best month that equity mutual funds have ever seen. They saw a record net inflow of ₹22,584 crore. The accompanying...

I want to invest ₹20,000 a month for up to 20 years. Where should I invest?

I am 25 years old and plan to invest ₹20,000 per month from my salary for 15-20 years. Please suggest schemes. -Name withheld on request...

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....

Equity mutual funds can help you build your retirement corpus

MUMBAI: I am 32 years old, employed in the private sector and have a monthly income of Rs1,25,000. Of this I can save Rs75,000/ per...

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,...

Which are the best mutual fund schemes to invest for long term?

Investment in mutual funds (MF) requires a certain duration of time to give efficient returns to the investors. Mutual fund investments work best in the...

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 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...

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...

Innovation holds key as MFs see a fresh dip in flows

Equity mutual funds (MFs) posted massive outflows in August, for the second straight month. Inflows from systemic investment plans (SIPs) have declined every month since...

How the rush into closed-end equity funds failed investors

The investors’ complaint was about HDFC Equity Opportunities Fund Series II – 1100 days, a three-year closed-end scheme launched in July 2017 with “downside protection”...

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,...

Equity MFs see first outflows since 2016

Equity mutual funds (MFs) saw a net monthly outflow for the first time in more than four years as investors booked profits after a sharp...

Lazy SIP money, FII  inflow  holding up stock prices

Open-ended equity mutual funds (MFs) saw a net outflow of ₹2,480 crore in July 2020. Inflows into mutual funds through systematic investment plans (SIPs) remained...

Indian equity mutual funds face first monthly withdrawal in 4 years

Equity mutual funds in India may witness their first monthly net outflows in more than four years as investors continue to cash out to tide...

Contribution to EPS is not payable from employee’s PF share

I am 30 years old and married. Since January, I am investing ₹10,000 each in Axis Bluechip and Axis Midcap as well as ₹5,000 in...

Are your equity mutual funds on path to recovery?

Equity mutual fund investors have once again started feeling confident of about their investments, say mutual fund advisors. With most equity mutual fund categories posting...

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...

Net inflows into equity MF plans plunge to a four-year low in June

Equity mutual funds witnessed the lowest net inflows in 51 months in June, industry data showed on Wednesday, as jittery investors paused investments, while others...

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...

Should you include MNC funds in your core portfolio?

The returns of MNC funds, which invest in multi-national companies, have always stood out compared to other equity fund categories. Despite being thematic funds, their...