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.
There are an increasing number of fund houses where the fund manager invests in the fund that they manage. How you should look at this phenomenon?
Some fund managers opt for bottom up stock picking, while some prefer top down approach.
While dividend option on debt fund works for those looking for regular income, all other investors should invest in growth option.
The number of new NFOs has dropped because the markets regulator has cracked down on mutual funds asking them not to launch funds similar to what they already have in their portfolio.
Tough to put a timeline for new highs on Nifty but right now market is breathing a sigh of relief from the fact that US Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged, says Lalit Nambiar, Fund Manager and Head of Research at UTI MF.
Though guarantee is a sought after factor for many investors, it still makes not to go for it.
While considering investment avenues for short term goals lot many traditional instruments pop up.
Benefit of diversification goes down if there are too many stocks in a portfolio.
Not being able to invest is not necessarily a negative point because the investor can actually be saved from the situation of having to suffer a loss by this move.
Based on the amount that has been invested by investors, they will get the units depending on the NAV which ultimately ensures that they are getting a stake in the investment for every rupee that they put in.
Banks are seen selling mutual fund schemes of their own subsidiary. What you should be looking at before signing above the dotted line.
Every market cycle brings about some lessons and some takeaways for fund managers. However, since 2008, market hasn‘t gone up in a smooth fashion. Watch eminent fund managers discuss how they are managing their funds and how are they facing these challenges.
Mutual fund SIP is GOOD EMI which will help you achieve your future goals, like buying a home, in a shorter span of time and reduce the total interest outflow.
One must understand the good performance in detail. If such a good performance is not consistent, then there can be trouble.
ETF space is increasing in terms of the number of choices for the investor and hence there should be some focus on this space to actually understand as to what is happening.