SEBI Allows Mutual Funds To Be Part Of ICA Process. But Will It Help?

Market regulator SEBI has agreed to AMFI’s recommendation to allow asset management companies (AMCs) to join inter-creditor agreement (ICA). Mutual funds have had exposures to stressed assets of companies like DHFL and IL&FS. Since mutual funds are not in the business of lending, they didn’t have a proper framework to recover their dues. This has been…

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September 6, 2019 | by

Kotak Standard Multi-cap Fund: Hitting The Bull’s Eye

Every sector behaves differently and undergoes series of outperformance and underperformance during varying economic phases and cycles. By focusing on certain sectors that are expected do well in the medium term, a fund can empower investor’s desire of achieving their goals. One such fund that aims to create long-term capital growth with focus on few…

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August 30, 2019 | by

Can Value Funds Prove To Be Worthy In The Long Run?

The stock market continues to remain overvalued despite recent corrections and muted corporate earnings growth. In the current financial year, the S&P BSE 500 is trading at an average PE of 26.12, higher than the average PE of 24.7 in 2018-19. Thus, the stretched valuations may lead to more corrections in the market in the…

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August 26, 2019 | by

ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund: Providing Stability In The Long Run

Large-cap funds aim to provide stability and capital appreciation to investors. Stable businesses, greater market share, quality of management, the sustainability prospects and a proven track record are some of the traits that large caps possess. Thus, they tend to withstand better in times of turbulent market conditions. ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund is one such fund…

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August 23, 2019 | by

SBI Equity Hybrid Fund – Focusing On Growth with Stability

Aggressive Hybrid Funds aim to tactically allocate exposure across asset class i.e. equity and debt. As per SEBI mandate, Aggressive Hybrid Funds can invest 65-80% of its assets in equity and equity related instruments and 20-35% of its asset in debt instruments. SBI Equity Hybrid Fund is one such scheme that is classified under Aggressive…

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August 17, 2019 | by

HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund: Balancing Risks And Returns

Stock markets go through volatile phase every now and then. At such times a dynamic asset allocation strategy could help investors tide over volatility and generate better returns. A balanced advantage fund aims to do just that. With a long track record of over 25 years and an AUM of over Rs 43,000 crore, HDFC…

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August 2, 2019 | by

Axis Bluechip Fund: A Robust Performer?

Mid-cap and small-cap stocks plunged significantly in the past one and a half year and investors are looking at large caps for some solace, investing directly in large cap stocks or via large cap mutual funds. Large-cap funds are ideal for people looking for long-term capital appreciation by investing in equities but with an element…

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