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Banks, MFs should obtain identification nos for filing SFT

The Income Tax department on Friday said banks, mutual funds and financial institutions should obtain an identification number and file the statement of financial transaction (SFT) by May 31.

Money Guru | What are the benefits of investing in SIP, STP and SWP?

What are the benefits of investing in SIP, STP and SWP?. Watch the full segment for more details.

Money Guru | What are the benefits of investing in SIP, STP and SWP?

What are the benefits of investing in SIP, STP and SWP?. Watch the full segment for more details.

Mutual funds' AUM inching towards Rs 20 trillion mark

Mutual funds' AUM inching towards Rs 20 trillion mark

Backed by a booming stock market and increasing interest from retail investors, the assets under management (AUMs) of the mutual fund industry is likely to touch the magical mark of Rs 20 trillion next month.

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.

Sebi allows investors to buy mutual funds via digital wallet

Markets regulator Sebi on Monday allowed investors to buy mutual fund schemes for up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets, making it easier for them -- especially the young generation -- to purchase these instruments.

Mutual Funds' asset base crosses Rs 19 lakh crore mark

Mutual Funds' asset base crosses Rs 19 lakh crore mark

The mutual fund (MF) industry's asset base has crossed the Rs 19 lakh crore mark in April on the back of fresh inflows in equity, debt and money market segments.

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.

Top MF CEO salaries rise; loss-making funds also pay big

CEOs at the country's top mutual funds have seen their salaries going up on robust business growth, but several smaller players making losses or little profit have also paid crores to their top executives.

Investors can buy mutual funds through digital wallets: Sebi

Investors can buy mutual funds through digital wallets: Sebi

Investors will be permitted to purchase mutual funds worth up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets with the market regulator Sebi today approving the proposal.

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.

Sebi may allow investors to buy mutual fund via digital wallet

Sebi may allow investors to buy mutual fund via digital wallet

Markets regulator Sebi is looking to allow investors to buy mutual funds worth up to Rs 50,000 through digital wallets to make it easier for investors to purchase these instruments, especially by young generation.

Sebi may allow institutional investors in commodity derivatives market

Regulator Sebi is mulling allowing institutional investors in a phased manner in commodity derivatives and may soon permit options trading in this market.

Investors exit gold ETFs, withdraw Rs 775 crore in FY17

Investors exit gold ETFs, withdraw Rs 775 crore in FY17

Investors remained bearish on gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as they pulled out Rs 775 crore from the instrument in the last fiscal, making it the fourth consecutive financial year of outflow.

Mutual funds attract more retail investors

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

Fixed deposits score big over equities, MFs for investment: Sebi Survey

More than 95 percent Indian households prefer to park their money in bank deposits, while less than 10 percent opt for investing in mutual funds or stocks, a new Sebi survey showed Wednesday.

 

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 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.

Equity MF inflow at Rs 6,500 crore in Feb; Rs 62K crore in 11 months

Equity MF inflow at Rs 6,500 crore in Feb; Rs 62K crore in 11 months

Equity mutual funds saw an inflow of close to Rs 6,500 crore in February, taking the total tally to over Rs 62,000 crore by "optimistic" investors in the first 11 months of the current fiscal.

Local retail flows bullish for India in near-term: UBS

Local retail flows bullish for India in near-term: UBS

Retail flows into Indian equity market look bullish in the near term and indicate that the recent market strength may continue despite the expected sharp earnings decline ahead, says an UBS report.