Mutual fund houses

MF investor base grows 19 lakh in Apr-May to record 5.72 crore

MF investor base grows 19 lakh in Apr-May to record 5.72 crore

Mutual fund houses added close to 19 lakh investor accounts in April-May of 2017-18, taking the total tally to a record 5.72 crore, driven by growing interest from retail and HNI investors alike.

Jun 15, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Review by 'scrutinisers' to bring transparency in MF

Review by 'scrutinisers' to bring transparency in MF

Mutual fund houses on Thursday said markets regulator Sebi's directive of taking the service of 'scrutinisers', to review the rationale behind the voting decisions made by them, will bring in greater transparency in the sector.

Aug 11, 2016, 20:37 PM IST
Mutual fund folio count rises 12.5 lakh to 4.9 crore in June quarter

Mutual fund folio count rises 12.5 lakh to 4.9 crore in June quarter

Driven by equity folios, mutual fund houses saw a surge of more than 12.5 lakh investor accounts in April-June of the current fiscal, taking the total tally to 4.9 crore.


Jul 25, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Mutual Funds approach Sebi with 30 NFO proposals in 2016

To tap the growing demand from retail investors, mutual fund houses have filed draft papers with markets regulator Sebi to launch as many as 30 New Fund Offers.


Apr 13, 2016, 15:01 PM IST

Mutual Funds focusing on 'direct plan' to sell schemes

A number of mutual fund houses are focusing on 'direct plan' mode to sell their schemes, a move that may maximise the returns for the investors as against regular plans involving distributors.

Aug 10, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

MF houses expect EPFO entry to boost equity ETF space

Mutual fund houses are bullish about the phased entry of the EPFO into exchange traded equity funds from this month, as they believe it will boost investors sentiment.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Mutual fund houses see only marginal impact of Greek crisis

Domestic mutual fund houses expect some volatility in the short-term since they expect foreign investors to pull out some money, though they are hopeful that the Greek crisis would not have any long-term impact on the domestic market.

Jul 01, 2015, 22:37 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 funds' exposure to IT stocks hits 4-month low in April

Investments by mutual fund houses in software shares hit a four-month low of around Rs 34,000 crore at the end of April.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

MF houses pour in Rs 22K crore in debt markets in April

Mutual fund managers pumped in over Rs 22,000 crore in the debt market in April, mainly on account of positive investor sentiments and the government's reforms agenda.

May 21, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Mutual funds approach Sebi with 50 NFO proposals

Aiming to tap into the upbeat investor sentiment, mutual fund houses have filed draft papers with market regulator Sebi to launch over 50 New Fund Offers.

Mar 26, 2015, 17:40 PM IST

MF investors can transact via WhatsApp, apps

These new facilities will help investors in buying or selling mutual fund (MF) products in a simpler and faster manner.

Mar 24, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

MF houses want tax sops for pension products on lines of NPS

Mutual fund houses have said that tax benefits for retirement solutions should be provided on the lines of the New Pension System (NPS) as they are planning to enter pension funds sector in a big way.

Mar 19, 2015, 11:22 AM IST

Sebi proposes easier norms for domestic MF managers

To make it easier for domestic mutual funds to manage offshore pooled assets, Sebi Monday proposed to drop '20-25 rule', which requires a minimum of 20 investors and a cap of 25 percent investment by an individual investor in a particular scheme, for certain foreign entities.

Jan 12, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Mutual fund folio count rises by 3.5 lakh in FY'15 so far

Driven by addition in equity fund folios, mutual fund houses have registered a rise of over 3.5 lakh investor accounts in the first eight months of the ongoing 2014-15 fiscal.

Dec 05, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Sebi disclosure norms for mutual funds effective from today

Mutual fund houses now require to make monthly disclosures about assets managed by them as well as explain the rationale behind exercising their voting rights in firms, as part of stronger Sebi norms effective from Tuesday.

Apr 01, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

Tax exemption for securitisation trusts to boost MFs

With the Budget provisions to exempt securitisation trusts from taxation, mutual fund houses are likely to enter into securitisation deals after staying away from it since last year, say industry experts.

Mar 07, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

Fund houses welcome SEBI move on under-performing schemes

Mutual fund houses have welcomed market regulator SEBI's decision to quiz heads of the fund houses for non-performance saying it will increase their accountability.

Jun 21, 2012, 23:03 PM IST

MFs to make more disclosures in scheme documents

Market regulator Sebi on Monday asked mutual fund houses to disclose the list of sectors in which they will not invest the corpus, in debt schemes, a move which will help investors take a conscious decision before investment.

Aug 01, 2011, 19:25 PM IST

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