Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) reports a monthly inflow of US$ 650 mn through SIPs (Systematic Investment Plans) in March, reflecting the increased interest in recurring savings allocations.
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Mahesh Patil of Birla Sun Life AMC sees companies with good earnings visibility to be a key to the market and domestic-focussed ones will see a pick up in results. He prefers consumer discretionary, NBFCs and metals from a long term perspective.
Vetri Subramaniam feels it is slightly dangerous to completely rely on earnings forecasts. He believes that the current market is a stock-picking one. Look for stocks with attractive valuations.
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A SIP consists of a process whereby an investor invests a fixed sum of money each month usually into a mutual fund.
Not only you have to pick the right scheme but also keep reviewing its performance. Also keep adding to your SIP amount.
Gupta expects the AUMs to be driven by few large funds and also intends to compete in the balanced funds category. At the same time, the fund house is looking to scale up its fixed income business substantially
Fund houses are betting big on investments through systemic investment plan (SIP) to achieve the magical figure of Rs 20 trillion assets under management (AUM) for the industry by end of the current calendar year.
Investment advisors caution against putting fresh money in small and mid-cap funds given their high valuations and also due to concerns over liquidity.
The industry, comprising 43 active players, had an average assets under management (AUM) of over Rs 16.46 lakh crore at December-end, the latest data of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) showed.
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Mutual fund managers attributed the inflow in equity funds to the matured investor behaviour who are staying put and using volatility to invest additional money in to these schemes
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