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What India’s three largest mutual funds bought and sold in June

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What India’s three largest mutual funds bought and sold in June

Inflows into Indian equity mutual funds jumped the most in three months in June as hopes for greater political stability and the central bank’s continued easing bolstered risk appetite. They took in ₹76.6 billion ($1.1 billion), according to the Association of Mutual Funds in India. That’s up from 54.1 billion rupees that the funds got in May, and…

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7 new rules Sebi has issued for mutual funds industry

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7 new rules Sebi has issued for mutual funds industry

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has introduced tightened norms for the close to Rs 26 lakh crore mutual fund (MF) industry. In the wake of the recent credit events in the fixed income market that had spiked MF liquidity risk, SEBI had constituted working groups representing AMCs, industry and academia to review…

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BSE launches mobile app for its mutual fund platform

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BSE launches mobile app for its mutual fund platform

Leading stock exchange BSE Wednesday said it has launched ‘BSE StAR MF’ app to enable more participation and help mutual fund distributors process transactions faster. “BSE StAR MF mobile app supports real-time client registration and paperless transactions, creates and uploads mandate for SIPs, generates the basket of multiple orders, tracks and allows the distributor to analyse his business at…

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Paytm Money introduces facility to top-up mutual fund portfolio for its investors

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Paytm Money introduces facility to top-up mutual fund portfolio for its investors

Paytm Money announced that its users can now top-up their mutual fund investment portfolio in full and or in part at any point of time. The new feature is available on its latest versions of Android & iOS app that is available for download. The company believes that this portfolio top-up feature will considerably reduce…

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What India’s top three mutual funds bought and sold in March

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What India’s top three mutual funds bought and sold in March

Inflows into Indian equity mutual funds hit a five-month high in March, induced by the rally that recently lifted the $2.2 trillion stock market to a record. Stock funds took in about 118 billion rupees ($1.7 billion), the highest since October, and more than double over the previous month, data from the Association of Mutual…

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Debt mutual funds with Zee exposure send investors into a tizzy

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Debt mutual funds with Zee exposure send investors into a tizzy

MUMBAI: Worries about the prospects of debt mutual funds holding securities of Subhash Chandra’s Essel Group entities have resurfaced after Kotak Mutual Funddelayed full redemption in several fixed maturity plans (FMPs), sparking a scramble among investors to check if they too have any exposure to such paper. Wealth managers said investors have turned jittery about the repayment capabilities…

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How much returns will these mutual funds offer after 10 years?

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How much returns will these mutual funds offer after 10 years?

I am currently investing through four SIPs of Rs 5,000 each in Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund, Mirae Asset Equity Fund, Kotak Standard Multicap Fund, and L& T Midcap Fund since last one year. I have a horizon of eight to 10 years. Should I continue with these funds or change? Please suggest. I can…

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Should I invest in hybrid mutual funds for a goal that’s 30 years away?

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Should I invest in hybrid mutual funds for a goal that’s 30 years away?

I am 24 years old. I have recently joined SBI as a PO and am looking to invest in mutual funds. My primary goal is to generate a retirement corpus (at least Rs 1 crore). I would want to invest for next 30 years. Can you suggest the right scheme or mix of schemes to achieve…

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Looking To Invest In Mutual Funds Via SIP: Here Are 10 Things To Know

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Looking To Invest In Mutual Funds Via SIP: Here Are 10 Things To Know

Systematic Investment Plan, commonly referred to as an SIP, allows investors to park a certain sum of money periodically in a mutual fund (MF) for a specific period. Mutual funds are operated by professional fund managers, who allocate the fund’s investments and attempt to produce capital gains for investors. According to financial analysts, SIP is…

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Worried about debt mutual funds? Here are some helpful tips

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Worried about debt mutual funds? Here are some helpful tips

Many mutual fund investors are worried about their investments in debt mutual funds as the interest rate and credit risk worries gather momentum. Mutual fund advisors say many investors, especially those practicing DIY investing, are asking for help over forums and through calls. “New investors trying to enter the debt segment and investors who manage their portfolios by themselves…

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Is my mutual fund portfolio allocation correct to get Rs 3 crore in 15 years?

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Is my mutual fund portfolio allocation correct to get Rs 3 crore in 15 years?

I have SIP in the following mutual funds. My target is to create Rs 3 crore in 15 years. These SIPs have been active for the last one year. Please advise if the allocation is right. Aditya Birla SL Frontline Equity – Rs 4,000 Mirae Asset India Equity Fund – Rs 5,000 Franklin Focussed Equity Fund- Rs 4,000 HDFC Capital…

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Why do investors pick wrong mutual fund schemes? Answer might surprise you

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Why do investors pick wrong mutual fund schemes? Answer might surprise you

Blame it on the volatile market. There is deluge of messages on etmutualfunds.com official Facebook page these days. Many readers want to know whether they have picked the right mutual fund schemes for their retirement, child’s higher education, downpayment for their homes, and so on. Most often we end up asking for important detail that…

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Sebi seeks to make mutual funds’ valuation process fairer

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Sebi seeks to make mutual funds’ valuation process fairer

New Delhi: In a slew of reform measures, securities market regulator Sebi’s board on Friday approved changes in its norms for open offer exemptions for corporates facing debt restructuring as also for debt instrument valuation by mutual funds to make these processes fairer. The Sebi board, at the same time, approved easing of norms for raising…

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