Tag: mutual fund

DSP World Gold Fund is not a consistent proxy for the metal

DSP World Gold Fund, a mutual fund investing in gold-mining stocks, has soared by around 20% in the past three months. The price of gold...

‘The core of NJ AMC’s offering will be rule-based products’

NJ India Invest, one of India’s largest mutual fund distributors, was granted a licence by Sebi to launch a mutual fund on 30 April. In...

Is Sebi’s ‘skin in the game’ a game changer for MFs?

1. What exactly is Sebi’s skin-in-the-game rule? According to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), key personnel of AMCs must get at least...

How the MF industry reacted to Sebi’s order

The new rule by markets regulator Sebi on the compensation of key employees of mutual fund houses has stoked a debate on the implications of...

20% of CTC of fund managers, CEOs must be in units of schemes: Sebi to MFs

In order to make mutual fund houses and fund managers more accountable, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Wednesday mandated that companies...

nri best investment options: Why NRIs should use the mutual fund route to investments

One common feature in the life of NRIs is that they are time-poor. They earn well, but they do not have sufficient time to make...

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...

How to save for retirement

PPF vs Mutual Fund: Retirement means end of earning for many but it certainly doesn’t mean end of spending. So, an earning individual has to...

How compounding impacts your long term investment

Being known to one’s investment goal helps an investor maximise return on one’s money. It helps choosing right fund during the portfolio allocation as well....

Behind the mysterious demise of a $1.7 billion mutual fund

The Infinity Q Diversified Alpha Fund disclosed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission valuations of investments that in at least three instances were...

SIP collections drop to ₹96,000 cr in FY21 amid pandemic-led disruptions

Going forward, success of the vaccination drive, better than expected economic scenario and higher incomes can be the factors that will have an impact on...

Why mutual fund investors make lower returns than the funds they invest in

Most mutual fund investors tend to make lower returns than the schemes they invest in, finds a study. Investors tend to invest based on market...

Sebi norms may hit debt MFs’ near-term returns

Mumbai: A Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) circular issued on Wednesday capped mutual fund (MF) investment in bonds with special features to 10%...

Indian MF industry adds just two women fund managers in a year

NEW DELHI: If you are dreaming of an equal participation of women in the financial services industry, perhaps you are born way too early as...

‘Low-duration debt funds likely to see an improvement in yields’

Rajeev Radhakrishnan, chief investment officer (CIO), fixed income at SBI Mutual Fund, has taken on the role of joint CIO at the fund house with...

How many funds should you add to your mutual fund portfolio?

When you invest in only one particular asset – stock, gold, mutual fund, fixed income instruments – you are taking too much risk by concentrating...

Financial independence is crucial amid job losses

If everything goes as planned, the 30-year-old lecturer in Hyderabad should be able to semi-retire and achieve financial independence by the time he turns 48....

midcap stocks: Is it time to make that tactical allocation back to midcaps?

Before Sebi came up with the market-cap categorisation guidelines in order to ensure uniformity with respect to the investment universe of equity mutual fund schemes,...

mutual fund: Should you pick active fund or passive fund? Hear it from an industry honcho

Mumbai: The US mutual fund industry has undergone the biggest change and it has now become a buyers’ market from one that belonged to sellers,...

New MF riskometer: How the new riskometer will alter things for mutual fund investors

Any directive communication, be it the traffic signal or the warning on a packet of cigarettes, is based on a logic. To what extent it...

How to invest: How to manage your money with least stress? Stuff no one tells you

By Amit Grover Most of us think we are rational beings who act emotionally sometimes. That’s not so true – we are rather emotional beings...

The era of star fund managers is over: Franklin Templeton CEO

By Scarlet Fu Having a star fund manager is an easy way for an asset management firm to attract client money. But for Franklin Resources...

mutual fund: MFs cut equity’s share in balanced advantage funds

Mumbai: Balanced advantage funds — a mutual fund product category that invests in both equities and bonds — have pruned their allocation to stocks as...

Pension fund manager fees may rise after new round of licensing

With a fresh round of licensing on the cards, pension fund manager fees are likely to be hiked. These fees are currently capped at 0.01%....

‘Good multi-asset funds should form the core part of investors’ portfolios’

Around a year ago, the control of Nippon India Asset Management Ltd (erstwhile Reliance Nippon AMC) shifted from Reliance ADAG Group to Nippon Life of...