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Tech shines, but banking funds worst of the lot in year gone by

Wednesday 8 January '14

Tech funds gave average category returns of 52.4% in CY13, outperforming pharma at 23.4%.
Top diversified equity mutual funds faced heat in CY13

Thursday 2 January '14

Top diversified mutual equity funds had a rough 2013 with half of the funds underperforming.
Fund houses like HDFC Mutual Funs, Reliance Mutual Fund remain under pressure in Q2

Friday 20 December '13

Of 43 fund houses, 36 see fall in equity assets; HDFC MF, Reliance MF and UTI MF worst hit.
Mutual funds equity folio closures near 4 lakh in November

Tuesday 10 December '13

Mutual funds equity folio closures in India jumps in November, a month when benchmark indices too retreated.
On Sebi nudge, Tata MF, SBI Mutual, ICICI Prudential speed up investor education

Saturday 23 November '13

MF industry may have to shell out roughly Rs 140-160 cr/year on investor awareness programmes.
Mutual Funds face crisis of confidence: 1 cr equity folios wiped out since March 2009

Thursday 7 November '13

The number of equity folios touched its peak of 4.11 crore on March 2009.
Technology shines but banking, infrastructure funds fare worst in Q2

Saturday 19 October '13

Banking funds emerged as the worst performers for the three months to September.
August gold ETF outflows highest in five years on profit-booking

Wednesday 11 September '13

Rupee depreciation and a spurt in international gold prices triggered surge in domestic gold price.
Debt mutual fund investors now worry about credit risks

Friday 6 September '13

Investors taking closer look at credit risks as spectre of ratings downgrades looms over India Inc.
Stock market: 14,000 sub-brokers shut shop

Tuesday 9 July '13

The steep drop in numbers coincides with plunging cash market volumes.
Infra funds' assets hit 6-year low

Saturday 6 July '13

Big players feel policy pinch as AUM contracts R1,172 crore in three months to June 30.
To push sales in tier-II cities, MF houses dangle commission carrot

Tuesday 2 July '13

Mutual fund houses are paying abnormally high commissions to get distributors from beyond-the-top-15 cities (B15) to sell their schemes.
In troubled times, top mutual funds buck trend on profits

Wednesday 26 June '13

Sizeable inflows into debt funds helped the country's top six fund houses buck the slowdown in the MF industry and make sizeable profits during the last financial year, despite sustained outflows in e...
Small companies hop on to delisting bandwagon

Saturday 8 June '13

A clutch of smaller Indian firms have successfully delisted from Indian exchanges.
Good run: Nearly 9 lakh debt folios added last fiscal

Saturday 11 May '13

This was quite unlike the 44 lakh-plus folio closures seen in the equity space.
Equity assets of mutual fund industry lowest in seven years

Thursday 18 April '13

This was in period when Indian equities, as gauged by benchmark BSE Sensex, rose nearly 63%.
Plea for making open-ended plans part of RGESS ignored in Budget

Saturday 2 March '13

The mutual fund industry is disappointed that the Budget has made no mention of allowing open-ended schemes under the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme platform and that nothing has been done to tack...
Banking funds outshine FMCG, pharma in 2012

Friday 28 December '12

Banking funds have emerged as sectoral outperformers in CY12 as hopes of an economic revival and anticipation of interest rate cuts in 2013 fuelled a rally in banking stocks in the past few months.
Equity investors cashed out of Mutual Funds as Sensex soared 25%

Thursday 27 December '12

As it happens ever so often, retail investors seem to have missed the equity bus yet again.


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