On a long-term horizon, Krishnan says he is bullish on the auto, cement, oil and gas segments. He is especially positive on oil and gas as these sectors remain to be untouched by the demonetisation.
Depending on the time frame of your investments, you should choose the right bond funds.
Investors must understand why such a situation exists and the lessons it leaves for the investors.
It is essential to understand the scheme‘s investment strategy and compare the performance with the right benchmark over a fairly long period of time.
CY2017 begins after a chain of events that has changed the investment landscape for Indian investors. It is better to take an informed decision than just chasing winners in the past.
The current process of completing the KYC requires this to be done separately for each area of investment.
It is possible to get the net asset value of the previous day too in case of liquid funds if the money moves into the account of the mutual fund by 2 pm while this facility is not present for other funds.
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.
Be it building an emergency fund or parking money for a very short period of time, liquid funds are a wonderful investment option.
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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 needs more good news.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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, said Taher Badshah of Motilal Oswal AMC.
STP is a useful tool to invest lumpsum money into equity fund over a period of time.
The alpha managers at Kotak Mutual Fund are bullish on sectors such as banking, consumer discretionary, cement and specialty chemicals. Not just that, they believe that the storm brewing at Tata Sons is unlikely to affect group companies' stocks in the medium-to-long term.
FATCA guidelines have been brought in especially to track the situation with respect to US citizens and whether they have been disclosing the details of their investments abroad to the US tax authorities.
The market will be led by financial, capital goods and utilities sector for the next few years. He does not see the IT sector turning around anytime soon.
Alpha and beta are two statistical tools, if used wisely, can help you pick the right mutual fund schemes.
If the market continues to rally without earnings moving higher then Quantum AMC will be forced to sell out and cash levels in the fund could inch up further, says Fund Manager Nilesh Shetty.