Quant Mutual Fund front running: Experts ask investors to avoid panic selling at this moment

Quant Mutual Fund front running: Experts ask investors to avoid panic selling at this moment

Quant Mutual Fund: Mutual fund investors were shocked after the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) initiated a probe against AMC Quant Mutual Fund over charges of front running. The regulatory body has identified trading behaviours indicating potential front-running activities by an individual connected to the fund. In response to these findings, the Asset … Read more

Quant MF irregularities: Should investors stop their SIPs and exit funds? Here’s what experts say

Quant MF irregularities: Should investors stop their SIPs and exit funds? Here’s what experts say

Quant Mutual Fund’s recent probe by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is making its investors a bit edgy.  Quant Mutual Fund, a high-growth asset management company (AMC), is one of the top fund managers with Rs 93,000 crore of assets. It was probed for its alleged front-running activity. Front-running is when an … Read more

Indians invest record Rs.34,697 crore in equity MFs in May, SIPs continue to spike

Indians invest record Rs.34,697 crore in equity MFs in May, SIPs continue to spike

Indians poured a record amount into equity mutual funds in May, driven by a wave of new thematic schemes that captured the market’s attention. The inflows into equity mutual funds soared by 83% to reach an all-time high of ₹34,697 crore, up from ₹18,917.1 crore in April, as per the latest data from the Association … Read more

SIP strategies to mitigate risks of any future political instability or external shocks

SIP strategies to mitigate risks of any future political instability or external shocks

It’s no secret that systematic investment plans (SIPs) in mutual fund schemes protect investors from market volatility and create wealth over time. However, it is easier said than done. There are many complexities, such as SIP exposure to sectoral funds out of flavor, or under-performing small caps, or large caps schemes , which could lead … Read more

Crorepati goals: SIPs in small caps, flexi caps can help you reach Rs 2 crore at retirement. Here’s how

Crorepati goals: SIPs in small caps, flexi caps can help you reach Rs 2 crore at retirement. Here’s how

Financial stability in retirement is a common financial goal, and well-planned investments are crucial for achieving financial freedom. As we live longer, more and more people are settling in nuclear families, and the cost of living and healthcare is increasing, it’s important to prepare for a secure retirement. After retirement, regular income stops, and the … Read more

Flows getting more evenly distributed between small, flexi and multi cap funds: Anthony Heredia

Flows getting more evenly distributed between small, flexi and multi cap funds:  Anthony Heredia

Anthony Heredia, MD & CEO, Mahindra Manulife, says “there is a lot of underlying belief in India’s long term potential, which gets translated into a lot of smaller companies becoming attractive. I do not expect smallcap flows to suddenly die. But I clearly see that flows getting more evenly distributed between small, flexi and multi … Read more

Mutual fund SIPs for Rs 250 per month? Here's what Sebi chief Madhabi Buch says

Mutual fund SIPs for Rs 250 per month? Here's what Sebi chief Madhabi Buch says

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch has informed that the capital markets regulator is working in tandem with mutual fund houses to bring down the minimum investment requirement under the systematic investment plans (SIPs). Madhabi Puri said that she asked some of the mutual fund houses whether an SIP of … Read more

‘I am competing with Zomato, Swiggy!’: Edelweiss’ Radhika Gupta on why many resist investing in SIPs

‘I am competing with Zomato, Swiggy!’: Edelweiss’ Radhika Gupta on why many resist investing in SIPs

In this economy, it is not only parents who urge their kids to not spend needlessly and focus on bachat, but mutual funds experts too! Edelweiss Mutual Fund CEO Radhika Gupta, said light-heartedly that her plight is that as someone who sells systematic investment plan (SIP), she has to compete with the likes of Zomato … Read more

Equity mutual fund flows drop 30% in September

Equity mutual fund flows drop 30% in September

Mumbai: Flows into equity mutual funds in September fell 30% from the previous month on account of a drop in appetite for mid-cap and small-cap funds and outflows from large-cap schemes. Investments into funds through Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs), however, continued at a record pace as investors saw more merit in putting money into schemes … Read more

Playing smart! Mutual fund investors booked profits at high but raised the bar on SIPs

Playing smart! Mutual fund investors booked profits at high but raised the bar on SIPs

NEW DELHI: When the market hit all-time record high levels as FII dollars started flooding Dalal Street in November, what did mutual fund investors do? They seemed to have acted smart by taking some profits off the table but didn’t forget the time-tested formula of investing in a staggered manner for long-term returns. Mutual fund … Read more