Equity funds

What are equity funds? Here's all you want to know

What are equity funds? Here's all you want to know

Equity funds are generally classified by size, investing style, market capitalization, and geographical location.

Jan 26, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Mutual funds log Rs 1.26 lakh crore inflow in November

Mutual funds log Rs 1.26 lakh crore inflow in November

According to the data, investors have poured in a net of Rs 1.26 lakh crore in MF schemes last month as compared to an investment of over Rs 51,000 crore in October.

Dec 10, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Gold ETFs register Rs 388-crore outflow in Apr-Sept

Gold ETFs register Rs 388-crore outflow in Apr-Sept

Trading in gold ETF segment has been tepid during the last four financial years.

Oct 17, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Mutual fund exposure to bank stocks at record Rs 1.44 lakh crore

Mutual fund exposure to bank stocks at record Rs 1.44 lakh crore

Mutual fund managers continued to be bullish on bank shares, with their allocation to the sector reaching an all time-high of over Rs 1.44 lakh crore at the end of May, mainly due to cheaper valuations.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
Mutual funds see Rs 41,000 crore outflow in May

Mutual funds see Rs 41,000 crore outflow in May

Investors have pulled out nearly Rs 41,000 crore from various mutual fund schemes in May, with liquid funds witnessing most of the outflows.

Jun 12, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Mutual Funds' asset base drops 1.15% to Rs 19 lakh crore

Mutual Funds' asset base drops 1.15% to Rs 19 lakh crore

The mutual fund (MF) industry's asset base declined marginally by 1.15 percent to Rs 19.03 lakh crore at the end of May, mainly due to outflow from money market segments.

Jun 07, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Mutual funds see Rs 1.51 lakh crore inflow in April

Mutual funds see Rs 1.51 lakh crore inflow in April

Investors have pumped in nearly Rs 1.51 lakh crore into various mutual fund schemes in April, with liquid, income and equity funds attracting most of the inflows.

May 12, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
MF investments in stocks hit 5-month high of Rs 10K crore in April

MF investments in stocks hit 5-month high of Rs 10K crore in April

Mutual fund managers net purchased stocks worth close to Rs 10,000 crore in April, making it the highest investment in five months, on sustained participation by retail investors.

May 07, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
MFs' exposure to bank stocks at record Rs 1.26 lakh crore

MFs' exposure to bank stocks at record Rs 1.26 lakh crore

Mutual fund managers continued to be bullish on bank shares, with their allocation to the sector reaching an all time-high of over Rs 1.26 lakh crore at the end of March, mainly due to cheaper valuations.

Apr 25, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
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.

Mar 22, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
MFs asset base from smaller cities up 44% at Rs 3 lakh crore

MFs asset base from smaller cities up 44% at Rs 3 lakh crore

Contribution of the country's smaller towns -- known as beyond-15 cities (B15) -- to mutual funds' asset base surged 44 percent to Rs 3.07 lakh crore by February-end due to investor-friendly initiatives by Sebi.

Mar 16, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
Important tips for investing in mutual funds

Important tips for investing in mutual funds

If you are keen on investing in mutual funds and are looking at a long term horizon without a lock-in period then here are a few golden tips for choosing mutual funds that are likely to give you much better returns than any other investment option:

Jan 15, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Mutual Fund assets hit record Rs 14.41 lakh crore in June quarter

Mutual Fund assets hit record Rs 14.41 lakh crore in June quarter

Buoyant inflows in equity and short- maturity debt funds lifted average assets under management of the country's mutual funds in the quarter ended June to a new record and above the Rs 14 trillion mark for the first time, says a report.

 

Jul 05, 2016, 15:38 PM IST

Asian dividend funds turn to China, India to counter US Fed hike

Some fund managers say they are shifting from traditional favourites such as investment trusts, telecoms and utilities to emerging market companies offering faster earnings growth and cheaper valuations.

Aug 03, 2015, 08:41 AM IST

Mutual funds bullish on EPFO move to invest in equity funds

The government's decision to allow Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) invest 5 percent of its Rs 1 trillion investible fund in exchange traded equity funds has made mutual fund houses bullish about launching retirement equity funds, industry officials said.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:50 PM IST
India equity funds see $9.5-bn inflow in H1 of FY15

India equity funds see $9.5-bn inflow in H1 of FY15

All the emerging markets equity funds saw a pullout from investors during the first half of 2015, barring India and Russia.

Jul 09, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Mutual funds exposure to IT stocks surges to Rs 36,000 crore

Investments by mutual fund houses in software shares surged by 55 percent to nearly Rs 36,000 crore at the end of May on account of good return given by such stocks.

Jun 18, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Mutual fund asset base grows 10% to Rs 11.86 lakh crore

Mutual fund (MF) industry's asset base has grown around 10 percent to Rs 11.86 lakh crore at the end of April from March, primarily driven by huge inflows in equity schemes and money market segment.

May 07, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Investors pump in Rs 2 lakh crore in MF schemes during Apr-Jan

Total investments in mutual fund schemes in the first 10 months of the current fiscal rose to nearly Rs 2 lakh crore on the back of inflows in equity funds.

Feb 17, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Equity schemes' share in MF assets base grows to 30% in Dec

The contribution of equity oriented schemes in mutual funds asset base has increased to 30 percent over the last nine months of the current fiscal on the back of a sharp rally in stock markets.

Feb 13, 2015, 18:03 PM IST