All stories by Chandan Kishore Kant
Funds bought record Rs 1.3 trillion stocks so far in FY18Rediff.com7 Mar 2018
The recent weakness in stock markets has provided an opportunity to buy quality stocks relatively cheaper
February dhamaka: Funds pump in Rs 100 bn in marketsRediff.com3 Mar 2018
'When you have surplus cash flow and markets correct sharply, what options do you have other than buying good stocks?'
Don't stop SIP till you need money!Rediff.com20 Jan 2018
Despite uncertain times and market volatility ahead, investors should continue with their disciplined investing via SIPs.
Mutual funds' bull run was intact in 2017Rediff.com28 Dec 2017
The total AUM rose 40 per cent or Rs 6.3 lakh crore, to Rs 23 lakh crore at the end of November.
Flush with liquidity, MFs say risk management is robustRediff.com24 Dec 2017
Industry players say they have learnt from the bitter experience of 2008 and have far better checks and balances in place to avoid an encore.
2nd time in FY18 equity MFs monthly inflow crosses Rs 20KRediff.com8 Dec 2017
Monthly SIP inflow is Rs 6,000 crore, with a little over 1.75 million accounts
Dream run continues for MFsRediff.com7 Nov 2017
Amid lowering of bank deposit rates and falling yields from traditional investment vehicles like gold and real estate, investors are fast shifting to financial assets. The MF sector is emerging a clear beneficiary of this trend.
NFOs are HOT again!Rediff.com25 Sep 2017
Fundraising via equity NFOs highest since 2008; Over Rs 11K cr collected in first eight months of 2017, says Chandan Kishore Kant
IndiGo shares worth Rs 120 crore sold!Rediff.com24 Jul 2017
This came even as the airline recorded the fastest domestic passenger growth rate of 26 per cent.
Fund managers struggle to beat red-hot marketRediff.com14 Jul 2017
Fund managers have been advising investors not to keep their return expectation higher
PSU banks fail to push mutual fundsRediff.com13 Jul 2017
Some of the public banks showed improvement; much more still needs to be done
Why Indians are flocking to MFsRediff.com21 Feb 2017
Flow surge in equity schemes is an important reason why Indian stock market did not crash.
Stick to large-caps in year of volatility: MF managersRediff.com20 Feb 2017
Equity fund managers say large-caps offer higher relative safety, especially in such times.
Equity MFs sitting on piles of cash since OctRediff.com17 Feb 2017
Steep volatility in the markets has made fund managers cautious, awaiting opportunities to deploy the cash.
Debt funds find favour with 'not so rich' IndiansRediff.com15 Feb 2017
In other debt-oriented funds, retail assets jumped from about Rs 45,000 crore to Rs 64,000 crore.
Equity MF flows hit 4-month low in JanRediff.com8 Feb 2017
Tax-saving equity-linked savings schemes saw month-on-month rise in inflows at Rs 1,166 crores.
Funds find too much money chasing too few IPOsRediff.com18 Jan 2017
In the 52 newly listed companies since 2014, fund managers have a total investment of a mere 2.5 per cent of their assets under management.
Allowing celebrity endorsements gets mutual funds' nodRediff.com18 Jan 2017
Industry body Amfi to hold meeting to decide on road map.
Stay invested in SIPs, folks!Rediff.com9 Jan 2017
Experts say investors should stay patient and stay invested in mutual funds.
2016's top 5 stock picksRediff.com26 Dec 2016
At the start of 2016, HDFC Bank, Infosys, ICICI Bank, L&T and Axis Bank were the top five picks of fund managers