All stories by Chandan Kishore Kant
Mutual funds take a hit post note banRediff.com1 Dec 2016
The average fall in 15 most-invested stocks by equity MFs was 5.7 per cent. Chandan Kishore Kant reports
Tech bubble has burst? Funds prune allocation to IT stocksRediff.com16 Sep 2016
Underweight on the sector since January amid concerns over growth prospects; no early reversal seen
Why it makes sense to stay investedRediff.com1 Sep 2016
Most equity schemes have more than doubled their NAVs in 8 years, even if they entered at the pre-Lehman crisis peak
IT, pharma funds offer no returns over last one yearRediff.com26 Aug 2016
Worst performers among category funds, but beat sectoral indices
Drop in Infosys stock breeds caution among fund managersRediff.com19 Aug 2016
Corrective measures are already being taken by fund managers - overall allocation to the IT firm has been pruned by 120 basis points, from 4.43 per cent in March to 3.24 per cent in July
As Fatca comes closer, 5 million folios risk closureRediff.com21 Jul 2016
Fatca aims to track all US residents with non-US accounts and US citizens, too.
Why most large-cap funds gave negative returns over 1 yearRediff.com13 May 2016
To be fair, one year is too short a period to judge the schemes' performance.
'Markets likely to be volatile, but better in 2016'Rediff.com18 Dec 2015
In 2015, foreign investors slowed net buying of Indian equities.
Indian markets will give better returns in 2016Rediff.com7 Dec 2015
Post the correction over the past one year, we are seeing opportunities across sectors.
'Market will stabilise after it absorbs shocks from the US lift-off'Rediff.com5 Nov 2015
India has been a core portfolio holding for emerging market funds.
IT second-most favoured sector by fund managersRediff.com19 Oct 2015
IT sector replaces auto sector after a 6-month gap.
Falling rupee and its impact on global fundsRediff.com9 Sep 2015
Gold funds have returned -5.2 per cent, while the Sensex is down 7 per cent in the past year.
Of equity MFs' top 10 stocks, 7 crack more than SensexRediff.com3 Sep 2015
Fund managers say the recent fall is not going to sustain.
'Black Monday' wipes off equity MFs' gains this yearRediff.com26 Aug 2015
The BSE Sensex lost about 1,600 points, while the National Stock Exchange Nifty was down about 400 points.
Gold ETFs: 25 months of continuous outflowRediff.com27 Jul 2015
Indian retail investors continue to sell gold ETFs.
If you invest, keep a five-year horizon: Vetri SubramaniamRediff.com3 Jul 2015
'Focus on companies with healthy balance sheets and return ratios.'
Can getting an ATM PIN cost you Rs 300? It's possible!Rediff.com16 Apr 2015
It can if your debit card belongs to a PSU bank
Redemption for equity MFs the most in 4 yearsRediff.com13 Apr 2015
The mutual fund industry also witnessed record sales.
Investors shun gold ETFs amid stock market rallyRediff.com16 Feb 2015
Gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have further lost favour among Indian investors.
Why are foreign fund houses exiting India?Rediff.com12 Jan 2015
Most large fund houses, such as HDFC MF, ICICI Prudential AMC, Reliance MF, Reliance MF, Birla SunLife MF and SBI MF, have the backing of large banks or financial institutions, giving them reach and understanding, they say.