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  • Market starting to look attractive; like consumer staples: Birla

    Market starting to look attractive; like consumer staples: Birla   

    With much of the pain behind us, the market is now starting to look relatively attractive and there is a fair chance of the indices hitting new highs in 2017, says Mahesh Patil, Co-Chief investment officer at Birla Sun Life AMC.

    08 Dec 2016, 9.56 am  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Mutual Fund asset base hits new high of Rs 16.5 lakh cr in Nov

    Mutual Fund asset base hits new high of Rs 16.5 lakh cr in Nov  

    Comprising 43 active players, the industry had assets under management (AUM) of over Rs 16.28 lakh crore at the end of October, which was the previous all time high, rising to Rs 16.50 lakh crore in November-end, as per the latest...

    08 Dec 2016, 8.58 am  |  Source: PTI

  • How to use liquid mutual funds to your advantage

    How to use liquid mutual funds to your advantage  

    Be it building an emergency fund or parking money for a very short period of time, liquid funds are a wonderful investment option.

    07 Dec 2016, 2.57 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Sebi may enable instant credit of liquid MF redemption money

    Sebi may enable instant credit of liquid MF redemption money  

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India is working on new rules to enable instant credit of funds to investors’ bank accounts on redemption of a liquid mutual fund, an article in the Mint says.

    07 Dec 2016, 9.23 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • What you should learn from super markets about MF SIP?

    What you should learn from super markets about MF SIP?  

    Here are three key lessons a MF SIP investor must know.

    05 Dec 2016, 4.32 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Birla Sun Life Equity Fund announces dividend

    Birla Sun Life Equity Fund announces dividend  

    Birla Sun Life Equity Fund announces dividend, the record date for declaration of dividend is November 30, 2016

    01 Dec 2016, 11.24 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Cashless push, wider tax payer base to drive mkts: Nilesh Shah

    Cashless push, wider tax payer base to drive mkts: Nilesh Shah   

    Demonetisation seems to have been factored in from a price correction perspective, says Nilesh Shah, Managing Director at Kotak Mahindra AMC. However, he quickly adds that from a time correction point of view the market still need...

    23 Nov 2016, 3.55 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Mutual funds expect to net Rs 1 trillion post-demonetisation

    Mutual funds expect to net Rs 1 trillion post-demonetisation  

    The mutual fund industry hopes to garner Rs 1 trillion out of the Rs 10 trillion which is expected to be deposited in banks post demonetisation of old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations.

    22 Nov 2016, 8.46 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Demonetisation: 15-20% of banking money likely to flow into MFs: Leo Puri

    Demonetisation: 15-20% of banking money likely to flow into MFs: Leo Puri   

    Demonetisation is likely to accelerate reallocation of funds from physical assets to financial assets, Leo Puri, MD of UTI MF said. This was already happening earlier due to low yields.

    22 Nov 2016, 7.22 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Demonetisation: Leo Puri sees MF inflows rising 15-20% in 6-12 months

    Demonetisation: Leo Puri sees MF inflows rising 15-20% in 6-12 months  

    The mutual funds industry will significantly benefit from demonetisation as it may see 15-20 percent enhancement in inflows in the next 6-12 months, says Leo Puri, Managing Director at UTI Mutual Fund.

    21 Nov 2016, 7.46 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • How to choose a banking fund for your portfolio?

    How to choose a banking fund for your portfolio?  

    Here is a look at banking funds that are present and some ways in which they might be different from what one expected them to be.

    21 Nov 2016, 9.24 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • MFs eye Rs 1.5 trillion inflows from HNIs, retail investors

    MFs eye Rs 1.5 trillion inflows from HNIs, retail investors  

    Expecting a surge in investments in financial products post demonetisation, the mutual fund industry is preparing for a huge inflow of nearly Rs 1.5 lakh crore from retail and HNI investors over the medium term.

    20 Nov 2016, 11.52 am  |  Source: PTI

  • MF equity folio count rises 20 lakh in AprIL-October FY`17

    MF equity folio count rises 20 lakh in AprIL-October FY'17  

    This follows an addition of over 43 lakh folios in the entire 2015-16 and 25 lakh folios in 2014-15. In the last two years, investor accounts increased mainly due to robust contribution from smaller towns.

    17 Nov 2016, 3.14 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • MF industry looks to ramp up investor base to 9 cr in 5 years

    MF industry looks to ramp up investor base to 9 cr in 5 years  

    According to an industry estimate, of the 120 crore population, merely 2 crore are investing in mutual funds currently. The industry, comprising 40 fund houses, is looking to make it to 9 crore over 3-5 years.

    16 Nov 2016, 8.00 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • AMFI, MFs to spend Rs 300 cr on investor education over 3-5 yrs

    AMFI, MFs to spend Rs 300 cr on investor education over 3-5 yrs  

    The Association of Mutual Funds in India and 44-player mutual fund industry together will invest Rs 300 crore on investor education in the next 3-5 years, said CVR Rajendran, Chief Executive at AMFI today.

    16 Nov 2016, 5.18 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • L&T Tax Advantage Fund Announces Dividend

    L&T Tax Advantage Fund Announces Dividend  

    L&T Tax Advantage Fund Announces Dividend, the record date for declaration of dividend is November 18, 2016

    15 Nov 2016, 11.27 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Demonetisation drive may infuse Rs 50,000 cr into mutual funds

    Demonetisation drive may infuse Rs 50,000 cr into mutual funds  

    MFs could get an incremental Rs 50,000 crore in the next two months by way of investments from banks, which are flush with liquidity, Business Standard reported on Tuesday.

    15 Nov 2016, 10.41 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • MFs folio count rises 36 lakh in Apr-Oct to record 5.13cr

    MFs folio count rises 36 lakh in Apr-Oct to record 5.13cr  

    Driven by addition in equity fund folios, mutual fund (MF) houses have registered a surge of more than 36 lakh investor accounts in the first seven months of the current fiscal, taking the total tally to 5.13 crore.

    14 Nov 2016, 3.40 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • MFs get into a huddle for collective call on Tata-Mistry war

    MFs get into a huddle for collective call on Tata-Mistry war  

    To safeguard the investors' interest, the fund houses are keeping a close watch on the developments and are looking to take a collective call on the resolutions to be moved at shareholder meetings of various listed Tata firms.

    13 Nov 2016, 3.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • MFs see Rs 32,000 cr inflow in Oct, Rs 2.67 lakh-cr in FY`17

    MFs see Rs 32,000 cr inflow in Oct, Rs 2.67 lakh-cr in FY'17  

    With this, the total net inflow in mutual fund schemes has reached Rs 2.67 lakh crore in the April-October period of the current fiscal. MFs had witnessed an inflow of Rs 2.15 crore in the same period last year.

    11 Nov 2016, 1.48 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Mutual funds add 7.28 lakh folios in Oct; liquid funds lead

    Mutual funds add 7.28 lakh folios in Oct; liquid funds lead  

    Driven by addition in liquid fund folios, domestic mutual industry have registered a surge of more than 7 lakh investor accounts in October, taking the total tally to 5.12 crore.

    11 Nov 2016, 12.30 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Peerless General Finance sells its mutual fund arm to Essel Fin

    Peerless General Finance sells its mutual fund arm to Essel Fin  

    The Peerless General Finance and Investment Company today signed an agreement to sell its entire shareholding of Peerless Mutual Fund to Essel Finance Management LLP.

    10 Nov 2016, 4.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Why you should also look at debt mutual funds

    Why you should also look at debt mutual funds  

    While you focus on equity mutual funds for wealth creation, let us also look at how debt funds can play a bigger role in your portfolio.

    10 Nov 2016, 1.39 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • After demonetization, GDP growth may look higher: Reliance MF

    After demonetization, GDP growth may look higher: Reliance MF   

    In conversation with CNBC-TV18, Sunil Singhania, Reliance MF, said the two uncertainties which have hit the market will turn out to be very positive for financial assets.

    09 Nov 2016, 11.00 am  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Cement sector to see better long-term earnings growth: Kotak MF

    Cement sector to see better long-term earnings growth: Kotak MF   

    Harsha Upadhyaya, CIO Equity, Kotak Mutual Fund says its best to avoid any activity in the Tata stocks for now. Investors should reconsider their position in the stocks only if the Tata-Mistry conflict lingers on for very long.

    08 Nov 2016, 10.08 am  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • How to build a retirement portfolio using mutual funds

    How to build a retirement portfolio using mutual funds  

    Here are five factors that you should watch out for while building retirement portfolio using mutual funds.

    07 Nov 2016, 11.05 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • MF agents oppose Sebi registration norms for advisory services

    MF agents oppose Sebi registration norms for advisory services  

    To keep checks and balances on investment advisory services, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had issued a consultation paper in October proposing a overhaul of regulations governing investment advisors.

    07 Nov 2016, 8.04 am  |  Source: PTI

  • MFs pump in Rs 1.78 lakh cr in debt markets in April-October

    MFs pump in Rs 1.78 lakh cr in debt markets in April-October  

    Industry experts attributed the inflows to increased participation from retail investors and positive sentiment that was boosted after long-stalled GST Constitution Amendment Bill was passed in Parliament in August this year.

    03 Nov 2016, 4.22 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • We bet on scooter-to-bike shift with Hero Honda: Motilal Oswal

    We bet on scooter-to-bike shift with Hero Honda: Motilal Oswal   

    Contrary to popular opinion about multinationals a few years ago, Motilal Oswal AMC chose to back Hero Honda as its biggest investment. The two-wheeler company’s plans to double capacity and focus on mobility led to the decision...

    03 Nov 2016, 12.59 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Bets on banks, auto give ICICI Pru Value Discovery Fund an edge

    Bets on banks, auto give ICICI Pru Value Discovery Fund an edge  

    ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund--launched by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund in 2004--figures among top performing diversified funds over three-year, and five-year and ten-year timeframes. The scheme is ranked 1 in the diversif...

    03 Nov 2016, 12.19 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

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