All stories by Jash Kriplani
Mid- and small-cap funds outperform large-capsRediff.com28 Aug 2020
While large-cap funds, in three months, yielded gains of 26.3%, small-cap funds are up 37.9%, and mid-cap funds fetched returns of 29.9%.
Retail investors hike stake in 1,018 NSE-listed firms in Q1FY21Rediff.com18 Aug 2020
Though retail investors accounted for a larger number of outstanding shares of the NSE-listed companies at 15.29 per cent, the combined value of their holding was Rs 9.16 trillion. This was much lower than the value of holding of FPIs and DIIs.
Pending probe, NSE sets aside Rs 4K-crore co-location revenueRediff.com10 Aug 2020
The market watchdog had directed that pending completion of the probe, revenues from the co-location facility - starting September 2016 - be transferred to a separate bank account.
More trouble for Franklin Templeton MF schemesRediff.com3 Aug 2020
Due to default in payment, the securities of FICL and NDIL will be valued at zero basis AMFI standard hair cut matrix, and interest accrued and due will be fully provided.
MF distribution payouts at 3-year lowRediff.com8 Jul 2020
The payouts were 22 per cent lower than the previous year's tally of Rs 7,938 crore.
Large fund houses get bigger slice of debt pieRediff.com18 Jun 2020
After the Franklin Templeton episode, investor confidence has been shaken. Known brands have become more relevant to investors, as long as this psychological impact lasts.
New products that MFs plan to launch soonRediff.com8 Jun 2020
ICICI MF recently filed for an ETF that will track the Nifty Alpha Low-Volatility 30 Index. It is part of the suite of smart-beta indices with the NSE, with the portfolio designed using a combination of two factors.
Debt schemes see worst ever outflows in FY20Rediff.com10 Apr 2020
Overall, the MF industry saw nearly Rs 5 trillion, or 18 per cent, of asset erosion in March, with the asset base shrinking to Rs 22.26 trillion from Rs 27.22 trillion at February-end.
MF equity flows climb to 11-month high, garner over Rs 10,000 croreRediff.com11 Mar 2020
The flows may stem and redemptions pressure increase following the market meltdown of Monday amid mounting cases of coronavirus infection globally.
Post-Budget, stock market will remain volatile for few daysRediff.com3 Feb 2020
'The market was expecting the Budget to do more, given the domestic economic slowdown and global uncertainty. Over the next few days, the market is expected to absorb the volatility.'
As markets peak, investors look at exit routes from MFsRediff.com21 Jan 2020
Staggered pull-out will help investors if the market continues to rise.
Vodafone crisis spills over into mutual fund schemesRediff.com19 Jan 2020
Experts say the impact on the schemes' NAVs may vary in the coming days, depending upon how fund houses treat the developments on VIL and whether there are any further rating downgrades or credit events.
Why some equity funds are holding their cash positionsRediff.com3 Jan 2020
Holding cash may actually help fund managers limit downside in the current environment, but large cash component poses the risk of missing out sharp upsides in a broader market rally, reports Jash Kriplani.
Funds get a Sebi code to boost corporate governanceRediff.com2 Jan 2020
Sebi's stewardship code for mutual funds and alternative investment funds lays down six principles to improve corporate governance standards in their investee companies, reports Jash Kriplani.
Two-thirds of FII bets slip in red; overseas investors at receiving endRediff.com27 Dec 2019
Market experts say that FIIs have been caught off-guard on their exposures to companies with high-leverage and those facing cyclical headwinds.
To protect investors, Sebi mulls tighter MF norms post-KarvyRediff.com24 Dec 2019
Exchanges will have to facilitate a more direct interface between clients and the clearing corporation, bypassing intermediaries such as brokers, under this new proposed framework.
UTI MF issue size likely to be up to Rs 4000 crRediff.com21 Dec 2019
The IPO is an offer for sale of 38 million shares by SBI, BOB, LIC, PNB and T Rowe Price. Barring T Rowe and PNB, the others are selling stake to comply with Sebi norms.
Equity flows see sharpest dip in 3.5 years, slip 78% in NovemberRediff.com10 Dec 2019
Equity MF schemes recorded worst inflows in three and a half years at Rs 1,311 crore for November. Investors across the board have taken money off the table as markets have scaled new highs. Industry experts said SIPs had stayed intact, which is a healthy sign for the MF industry.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala buys 0.5% pie in Yes Bank for Rs 86 croreRediff.com5 Nov 2019
An infusion of capital would come as a much-needed relief for the bank, with its capital adequacy ratio barely above the regulatory requirements, as of June disclosures.
Why distributors prefer selling insurance products over MFsRediff.com22 Oct 2019
Experts say the trend is worrying as it could take a toll on the pace of equity flows and also hinder the penetration drive of the Rs 24-trillion MF industry.