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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal directs releasing of funds to help the storm affected

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed the revenue and disaster management department to release funds for providing relief to people affected by the recent storm that hit several districts in the state.

SEBI to allow mutual funds to invest in REITs, InvITs

SEBI to allow mutual funds to invest in REITs, InvITs

Indian mutual funds will be allowed to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), the market regulator said on Saturday, a move aimed at boosting investor interest in such alternative investments.

Small and midcap funds fare well in Q2: CRISIL

The small and midcap fund category was the only positive performer among pure equity mutual funds, in the latest quarter ended September 2015, rating agency CRISIL has said.

QIP issue proceeds drop nearly 30% to Rs 726 crore in May

QIP issue proceeds drop nearly 30% to Rs 726 crore in May

The funds raised in May are the second-lowest after Rs 225 crore mopped up in January this year.

PM Modi meets pension fund managers, seeks investments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met managers of Canada's major pension funds and sought investments from them in India's infrastructure sector.

Fund raising via QIP hit 5-yr high at over Rs 28,000 cr in FY15

Fund raising through the qualified institutional placement (QIP) route has hit five years high of over Rs 28,000 crore in 2014-15, indicating increased interest among domestic firms to mop-up capital via this route.

Fund mop-up via debt placement rises 40% to Rs 2.67 lakh crore

Driven by higher fund mobilisation by PFC and REC, capital raised by Indian companies through corporate bonds on private placement basis surged by 40 percent to Rs 2.67 lakh crore in the first nine months of the current fiscal.

Sensex up 49 pts in trade on fund inflows, reform hopes

Rising for the sixth consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 49 points in Monday morning trade on sustained foreign capital inflows amidst hopes of more reforms by the government.

Growing foreign fund influence a risk for emerging markets: BIS

The global fund management industry is a potential source of risk for emerging markets because of its vast size and herd-like investor behaviour that can exacerbate asset price fluctuations, a BIS report said on Sunday.

Flipkart raises $1 bn funding; company valued at $7 bn

The sources said, however, that with this round of fund raising, Flipkart is valued at about USD 7 billion (around Rs 42,000 crore).

Goldman moves executive to new role building ETFs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has moved an executive from its trading division to its investment-management division to launch a business that will sponsor exchange-traded funds and sell them to retail clients through third parties, according to a memo and people familiar with the matter.

JPMorgan launches emerging markets opportunities fund

JPMorgan Asset Management India on Monday announced the launch of JPMorgan Emerging Markets Opportunities Equity Offshore Fund, an open ended fund of funds scheme that seeks to provide long term capital growth to its investors.

Sequoia Capital says raises $530 million India-focused fund

Sequoia Capital, best known for its early-stage investments in companies such as Google Inc , has raised $530 million for its fourth India-focused fund, the U.S. venture capital fund said in a statement on Friday.

Flipkart raises $210 mn fresh funding

Last week, Flipkart acquired the country's biggest fashion portal Myntra for around $300 million.