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Dividend tax to add Rs 740 crore burden on MF retail investors

Dividend tax to add Rs 740 crore burden on MF retail investors

Over 46 million equity-linked retail investors in mutual fund industry may be in for a jolt if the goverment goes ahead with its plans to tax dividends at a hefty 10 per cent from next fiscal year.

'Sensex among best performing indices globally during May'

'Sensex among best performing indices globally during May'

Benchmark sensitive index Sensex was among the top performing indices globally during May, and this momentum is expected to continue in the next two- three years, says a report.

High-flying stocks catch breath, Sensex, Nifty off record

High-flying stocks catch breath, Sensex, Nifty off record

Stocks took a breather on Thursday after three days of a dizzying rally as both the Sensex and the Nifty came down from life highs owing to rush among investors to take profit, sobered by caution in global markets.

Most newly-listed firms deliver smart returns to investors

Most newly-listed firms deliver smart returns to investors

Four out of the five firms which got listed this year are trading above their issue price, giving smart returns of up to two-times to investors, helped by positive broader market sentiment.

'Average cost of equity in India higher than developed nations'

'Average cost of equity in India higher than developed nations'

The average cost of equity, an indicator of return required for investors, is higher at around 15 percent compared to developed countries, says a report.

 

Oil rises on Syria attack, dollar shrugs off jobs report

Investors still expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates twice more in 2017.

Mutual funds attract more retail investors

The fund is expecting to log 35 percent growth this fiscal.

Sensex climbs 290 points; Nifty closes above 9,200-level for the first time

Sensex climbs 290 points; Nifty closes above 9,200-level for the first time

The NSE Nifty jumped 64.10 points to close above 9,200-level for the first time.

Sensex skids 184 points, Nifty goes below 9,100-mark

Sensex skids 184 points, Nifty goes below 9,100-mark

Equities started the week on a dull note as the Sensex on Monday tumbled over 184 points to end at 29,237, weighed down by heavyweight RIL, which tanked after Sebi banned the company from equity derivatives trading for one year.

 

Most equity-based MFs underperform in last 1 year: Report

Most equity-based MFs underperform in last 1 year: Report

In terms of returns to investors, most of the equity focused mutual funds in the country have underperformed their respective benchmark S&P BSE indices, for one year ended December 2016, says a report.

MFs see Rs 30K crore inflow in Feb; Rs 3.98 lakh crore in 11 months

MFs see Rs 30K crore inflow in Feb; Rs 3.98 lakh crore in 11 months

Investors have pumped in more than Rs 30,000 crore into various mutual fund schemes in February, with liquid, income and equity funds attracting the most of the inflows.

India's capital market a 'great story', says Harvard professor

India's capital market a 'great story', says Harvard professor

Indian capital market's growth and the vital role played by regulator Sebi is a "great story" for the developed world to learn from, Harvard Business School professor Suraj Srinivasan has said.

 

Hedge fund investors focused on emerging market this year: Report

Global hedge fund investors remain positive about their growth and return prospects and are focused on emerging market this year with a particular emphasis on Asia Pacific and India, says a report.

SBI Funds first to cross Rs 20,000-crore AUM in ETFs

SBI Funds Management (SBIFM) on Wednesday said it has become the country's first asset manager to cross Rs 20,000 crore of AUM in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

BSE, NSE to move 47 companies to restricted trade segment

BSE, NSE to move 47 companies to restricted trade segment

Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will shift 47 companies to the restricted trading segment from Thursday as a safeguard for investors.

Sensex climbs over 126 points, Nifty breaches 8,800-mark

Sensex climbs over 126 points, Nifty breaches 8,800-mark

The broader NSE Nifty too rose by 44 points, or 0.50 percent, to 8,822.10.

Mutual funds see Rs 2.86 lakh crore inflow in 2016

Mutual funds see Rs 2.86 lakh crore inflow in 2016

Investors have pumped in Rs 2.86 lakh crore into various mutual fund schemes in 2016, with 'liquid' and income funds attracting the most of the inflows.

PM Modi warns dishonest of ruin after Dec 30, promises more difficult reforms

PM Modi warns dishonest of ruin after Dec 30, promises more difficult reforms

Prime Minister today warned of ruin for the dishonest after the expiry of December 30 deadline for depositing scrapped currency and said they should not underestimate the mood of the country against corruption.

Investors hesistant for fifth straight session; Sensex plunges 156 points

Investors hesistant for fifth straight session; Sensex plunges 156 points

Spooked investors remained hesitant for the fifth session in a row amid uncertainty over US election result, pulling Sensex 156 points to near four-month low of 27,274.15 led by huge sell-off in pharma counters.

SEBI orders 5 firms to refund investors money in 3 months

Markets regulator SEBI has ordered five companies and their directors to refund in three months the money raised from investors without complying with the public issue norms.