The net incremental inflow of Rs 6.70 lakh crore in 2021 is also a record over the previous peak of Rs 4.80 lakh crore in 2017, and Rs 4.5 lakh crore in 2020.
Systematic investment plan (SIP) is the preferred mode of investing in equity mutual funds (MFs), shows data from Amfi. Of the total 4.91 crore SIP accounts, 85 per cent, or more than 4 crore, are in equity MFs.
ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund is all set to roll out India’s first Silver Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), ICICI Prudential Silver ETF, on January 5, 2022. Here’s all you need to know about the scheme.
Many new digital initiatives have emerged and existing processes have been optimised in mutual funds and stock broking. Here is a round-up of how digitalisation in financial services changed the investment dynamics in 2021.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) keeps coming with a new set of rules and regulation to strengthen the system to make it fairer and more transparent for investors. Here is roundup of what all new regulation and changes come in to existence in year 2021.
Remember to declare the trading gains made on the stock market while filling your income tax return (ITR). Choose the ITR form accordingly.
HSBC Mutual Fund will acquire an ownership stake of L&T Finance Holding’s mutual fund arm that manages L&T Mutual Fund. Any changes in fund management or schemes will happen only after the deal gets regulatory approval.
This Christmas, fill your children’s stockings with love and lessons on the difference between need and greed, how to save or invest for long-term and short-term goals.
Given their focus on quality and liquidity, analysts tend to undertake an in-depth evaluation of the management, corporate governance practices, financial standing of the issuers, liquidity, and risk.
As per the rules, trustees and Asset Management Companies (AMCs) will have to ensure that the assets and liabilities of each scheme are segregated and ring-fenced.
As per the new Sebi’s investor charter for mutual funds, investors have been assigned rights and responsibilities. A previous Sebi circular required mutual funds to update investor complaint data within 2 months of the close of each financial year.
Equity-oriented mutual fund schemes saw net inflows double to over Rs 11,614.73 crore in November against Rs 5,214.87 crore in October. SIPs saw highest ever inflows.
Debt funds do have a great degree of long term stability and more consistent returns than other investments like mutual funds exposed to stocks, there is still a degree of play associated with them.
Recent data shows that individuals having an annual income of Rs 5 lakh or less contribute more than 70 per cent of individual MF investments, but higher-income groups have a higher share of AUM.
Nippon India Taiwan NFO by Nippon Mutual Fund will invest in new technology trends based in Taiwan. The offer is open for subscription till 6 December 2021. The fund will follow a multi-cap investment strategy.
MFU Box launched by MF Utilities aims to provide user-defined trend analytics, transactional analysis to help investors get a better understanding of their MF investments.
PGIM India Mutual Fund has rolled out PGIM India Global Select Real Estate Securities Fund of Fund with an opportunity for Indian investors to invest in global real estate with low ticket size. The new fund offer (NFO) will close on November 29, 2021.
As per the data, the equity category witnessed flows to the tune of Rs 39,927 crore in the September quarter, as compared to an inflow of Rs 19,508 crore in the June quarter.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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