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Solving the Dilemma of Ever-More Returns
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Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund
On 3rd August 2016, India saw its biggest tax reform in 25 yrs, as the Rajya Sabha passed the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill, laying the ground for implementation of the Goods and Service Tax. It marks a defined shift in the present government’s negotiation skills which could augur well for many future initiatives of the government.
Are mutual funds a reasonable investment in bull market?
Indian Mutual Funds have currentlyinvested about 1.35 crore (13.5 million) SIP accounts through which investors regularly invest in Indian Mutual Fund schemes. (March 2017. Source: AMFI)
Average Assets Under Management (AAUM) of Indian Mutual Fund Industry for the month of March 2017 stood at ₹19.26 lakh crore. (Apr 2017. Source: AMFI)
Equity-oriented schemes account for around 32.8% of the industry's assets. (March 2017. Source: AMFI) Equity-oriented schemes derive 85% of their assets from individual investors. (March 2017. Source: AMFI)
HNI investors account for 20.98% of investments for a period of 12-24 months. (Source: AMFI)
Index funds usually have much lower operating expenses over actively managed funds.
This figure represents the fund's total asset base, net of fees and expenses.