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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.

India slips 3 notches to 13th rank in protection of minority investors

India slips 3 notches to 13th rank in protection of minority investors

India's global ranking in terms of protection of minority investors has slipped three notches to 13th, but remains much higher than the country's overall 130th rank for ease of doing business.

 

Equity mutual funds folio count rises 15 lakh in Apr-Sept FY'17

Equity mutual funds folio count rises 15 lakh in Apr-Sept FY'17

Equity mutual funds witnessed an addition of over 15 lakh investor accounts or folios in the first half of the current financial year, primarily on account of strong participation from retail investors.

Asset base of portfolio managers grows to Rs 11.5 lakh crore by Sept-end

Asset base of portfolio managers grows to Rs 11.5 lakh crore by Sept-end

Wealthy investors continued to have faith in portfolio managers or advisory services as the assets under management of such entities surged to over Rs 11.5 lakh crore in the Indian capital market at September-end.

  Markets remain bullish on value buying, foreign funds inflow 

Markets remain bullish on value buying, foreign funds inflow 

Indian equity markets remained bullish, witnessing a good rally during the abbreviated trading week ended Friday, prompted by a healthy inflow of foreign funds and value buying by investors.

Wall Street flat as investors look to jobs data

Wall Street stocks ended little changed on Thursday as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of Friday`s U.S. payrolls.

No need to panic on Trump, Brexit impact long-term: NASSCOM

No need to panic on Trump, Brexit impact long-term: NASSCOM

IT body NASSCOM on Thursday said that the industry needs to wait and watch, rather than panic, on the outcome of the US Presidential elections, though it warned of lasting impact of 'Brexit' on India.

Japanese investors keen to invest in India's infra growth story: Arun Jaitley

Japanese investors keen to invest in India's infra growth story: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that Japanese investors including conglomerate SoftBank have shown keen interest in investing in India's "infrastructure growth story.”

India's fundamentals strong to attract investment: Govt

India's fundamentals strong to attract investment: Govt

Finance Ministry on Wednesday said India will continue to attract investments because of the inherent strength and the return it offers to investors.

Sebi proposes allowing depositories to distribute cash benefit

Sebi proposes allowing depositories to distribute cash benefit

To make it easier for investors to get dividend and redemption payments on a fast-track basis, regulator Sebi on Monday proposed new norms to allow depositories to distribute all securities market related cash benefits.

 

Equity MFs see first outflow in 2 years in March at Rs 1,370 crore

Equity MFs see first outflow in 2 years in March at Rs 1,370 crore

Equity mutual funds witnessed an outflow of Rs 1,370 crore in March, making it the first pull out in two years amid profit booking.

India assures investors of predictable policies

India assures investors of predictable policies

India on Friday said it will follow predictable policies and address various investor issues including taxation, while inviting Future Fund, Australia's Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF), and others to invest in the country.

Cautious Yellen drives world stocks near 2016 peaks

World stocks climbed near the highest levels this year on Wednesday as investors rowed back expectations for how fast and how far US  interest rates might rise, bruising the dollar and boosting sovereign bonds. 

HDFC Mutual Fund compensates investors of front-running losses

HDFC Mutual Fund compensates investors of front-running losses

Nearly nine years after a major front-running case at HDFC Mutual Fund, the leading fund house has begun compensating those investors who had suffered losses due to the manipulative activity of its then equities dealer

Narendra Modi govt's record "mixed" despite rolling out red carpet for investors, experts tell lawmakers

Narendra Modi govt's record "mixed" despite rolling out red carpet for investors, experts tell lawmakers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government record after completion of over two years in power has been "mixed" as despite doing its best to roll out a red carpet for investors, it preferred caution over boldness, an American expert on India has told lawmakers.

MFs add 53 lakh folios in FY'16; small cities' share on rise

MFs add 53 lakh folios in FY'16; small cities' share on rise

Gaining traction, the number of mutual fund investor accounts in the current fiscal have grown by over 53 lakh, with almost half of them coming from smaller towns.

Don't chase only returns: Sebi to MFs on debt paper exposure

Don't chase only returns: Sebi to MFs on debt paper exposure

Cautioning mutual funds against investing in debt securities that could turn sour, Sebi has told them they should not "chase only returns".