11 Feb 2022

What is the difference between Multi cap and Flexi cap Mutual Funds?

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued a product categorisation circular in Oct 2017 that came into effect in June 20 ...

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23 Sep 2021

MF Central Platform Launch Today

✅  To address market regulator SEBI’s directive to come up with a platform for MF transactions by 31 December, KFinTech an ...

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07 Sep 2021

Linking Aadhaar with PAN deadline approaches

☑️  SEBI has asked all registered entities, including mutual funds, to accept only Aadhaar-linked PAN after September 30, 2021 ...

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05 Sep 2021

The resilience of the mutual fund industry.

In April 2020, Franklin Templeton winded up six of their schemes and redemptions were prohibited. It was chaos all over. Not only investor i ...

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29 Jul 2021

New DICGC Bill Cleared

Depositors to get up to Rs 5 lakh in 90 days of bank failure ✅ The union cabinet approved the amendment to Deposit Insurance Credit Gua ...

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22 Jul 2021

Debt funds and swing pricing

The process is to ensure fairness in treatment of investors, especially during times of market downturn ✅  A recent SEBI consultat ...

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12 Jul 2021

More respite to unit holders of shut FT schemes

Investors in the schemes shut by Franklin Templeton will receive the 5th tranche this week ✅ Franklin Templeton MF shut six debt m ...

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29 Jun 2021

8 Point Economic Relief Measure

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced major economic relief measures to boost economy ✅ ₹1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme ...

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12 Jul 2021

Mutual Fund inflows hold promise

Compared to May 2021, when the industry witnessed net outflow of Rs 38,602 crore, June 2021 had a net inflow of Rs 15,320 crore ✅ Equit ...

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29 Sep 2018

The falling markets and your investments – what to do?

During the last one month you must have noticed that equity markets have been going down. Large cap index is down about 6-8% from their all ...

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06 Mar 2018

B-15 out, LTCG in – way forward for IFAs now

For the last two years, I had been mentioning that B15 incentives won’t stay forever. It’s a subsidy and subsidies don’t l ...

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29 Jan 2018

Why IFAs should read books? Suggested Books for IFAs

I have been reading since long. Last few years, I have been reading a lot more. And I strongly believe that IFAs will benefit a lot by devel ...

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15 Jan 2017

Is ELSS really better than PPF for 80C?

In a nutshell Its tax saving season and fund distributors and fund houses are busy demonstrating lots of facts and figures to justify why ...

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05 Jun 2021

Monetary Policy Highlights

The bi-monthly RBI Monetary Policy was announced on June 4 with the central bank deciding to hold key interest rates. The repo rate st ...

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09 Jun 2021

Re-launched Income Tax E-Filing Portal

To make the ITR (income tax return) filing convenient for taxpayers, the CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) revamped the old tax filing po ...

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10 Jun 2021

Equity funds Rule, Liquid Funds Impacted

Monthly AMFI data is always interesting to analyse in hindsight. Here are some interesting data points from the data for the month of May 20 ...

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14 Jun 2021

Covid linked personal loans

Covid linked personal loans To address the needs of Covid patients, Banks are introducing special personal loans to help patients tide ov ...

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16 Jun 2021

Changes in the NPS

The PFRDA through a gazette notification has introduced changes to the NPS scheme ✅ The maximum age of entry into the National Pension ...

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30 Jun 2021

SEBI Board Meeting announcements

SEBI Board Meeting announcements ✅  Amendment to mutual fund rules requires AMCs to invest in NFOs based on risk level ✅ ...

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29 Apr 2020

Franklin Templeton’s decision to close down six schemes.

What really happened to six funds of Franklin Templeton which are closed for redemptions? Why did FT take this call? Historically, FT&rsq ...

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21 Sep 2018

One huge benefit from TER cut decision

Here is my take on its impact to various market intermediaries. B-30 Overall negative for B-30. Small and genuine distributors in B-30 ...

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