India’s $442 billion asset management industry is finally having to reckon with the passive investing juggernaut. After decades of sluggish growth, the number of accounts invested in index-tracking or exchange-traded funds more than doubled to 5.6 million in the year to April. Passive products now account for nearly a quarter of equity assets under management … Read more
Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund on Sunday said its six shut schemes have received Rs 13,789 crore from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments since closing down in April. Franklin Templeton MF shut six debt mutual fund schemes on April 23, 2020 citing redemption pressures and lack of liquidity in the bond market. The schemes — Franklin … Read more
Making it the fourth consecutive monthly withdrawal, on profit booking by investors. All the equity schemes, barring large- and mid-cap and sectoral funds, have seen outflows, data from the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) showed on Monday. However, investors put in over Rs 1.1 lakh crore from debt mutual funds (MFs) last month … Read more
Markets regulator Sebi (Securities and Exchange Board of India) on Friday tweaked asset allocation framework for multicap mutual funds, asking such funds to have a minimum corpus of 75 per cent invested in equities as against the present mandate of 65 per cent. Further, such funds will have to make a minimum investment of 25 … Read more
A welcome move by SEBI – provides a liquidity mechanism to stuck investors.
SEBI has tweaked its rules and allowed Franklin Templeton India to list its six shut schemes on the stock exchanges to provide an alternative exit option to 300,000 investors of these schemes. Franklin Templeton had wound up six debt schemes on 23 April with total assets under management (AUM) of ₹25,856 crore. The units of … Read more
NEW DELHI: Mutual funds have added a whopping Rs 3.15 lakh crore to their asset base in 2019 on the back of robust inflows in debt schemes and measures taken by regulator Sebi for boosting investor confidence. The asset under management (AUM) of the industry rose by over 13 per cent (Rs 3.15 lakh crore) … Read more