Calendar 2019 witnessed total inflows of Rs 1,01,122 crore while Calendar 2018 saw FPI outflows of Rs 33,014 crore. Net inflows for last two years stood at Rs 68,108 crore. This month, FPIs have already infused Rs 48,278 crore so far.
After offering negative returns in the one-year time frame, banking sector funds are are offering eye-popping 26% returns in three months on the back of signs of economic recovery and expectations of stronger growth.
S&P BSE Sensex was at 43,917 points on Monday morning (or November 23), a gain of around 69% in eight months. In the last few days, especially since the success of vaccination results were out, the key index seems to be ready to soar high. What does it mean to mutual fund investors?
“As the unlock began, corporate investors got confident of cash flow requirements and this has led to a shift from liquid to other debt categories in line with their liquidity needs and risk appetite,” says Raghav Iyengar, chief business officer, Axis Mutual Fund.
"RBI may continue its stance of “Whatever it takes” until the economy recovers, hence, reversal of stance is unlikely to take place in the near term." Therefore, what bond investors should do in an environment of rising inflation and low-interest rate?
The thematic mutual funds have attracted the highest inflows more than any other equity fund category in October. This category of mutual fund has been garnering steady inflows. Does it make sense to invest in these mutual fund schemes?
There are 69 ETFs available to invest. Since January, fund houses have filed drafts for 10 ETFs across categories with Sebi. Apart from the large cap category, we now have ETFs in several other categories as well.
Many investment experts were asking investors to invest in gold during Diwali. Did you hear anything? You might be wondering why these investors are still bullish on the yellow metal that has given very high returns since the pandemic tightened its grip across the globe.
The country’s second-largest money manager reduced exposure to a couple of outperformers over the past eight months, including in Reliance Industries, whose share price has rallied 120 per cent since March lows.
Investors of existing schemes that choose to remain in the multi cap category now face a dilemma—whether to continue with the fund or shift to another fund with a flexi mandate. Experts suggest investors to shift if not comfortable with the new avatar of multi cap funds.
Not many investors know if they have invested in the right mutual funds. The mutual fund portfolio doctor examines the schemes in the investment portfolio and recommends corrective measures, as required.
The recent Sebi decision to introduce flexi cap mutual fund category has come at the right time for many multi cap investors who were bracing for some unpleasant changes in their favourite schemes. Here are three prominent multi cap schemes that would become flexi cap schemes.