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Morgan Stanley MF launches open-ended liquid fund

Morgan Stanley MF launches open-ended liquid fund
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Sep 05 2011. 01 53 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Sep 06 2011. 07 24 PM IST
Mumbai: Asset management firm Morgan Stanley Mutual Fund (MSMF) on Monday launched an open-ended liquid scheme, which is similar to shot-term deposits and is considered to be low risk investment.
The objective of Morgan Stanley Liquid Fund is to generate returns, with low risk and high liquidity through a portfolio of money market and short-term debt securities with residual maturity of up to 91 days, the firm said in a statement.
“The launch of our liquid fund will give us the platform required to access the institutional client segment, which is a core long term focus for MSMF,” Morgan Stanley MF CEO Anthony Heredia said in the statement.
The new fund offer which will be priced at Rs 1,000 per unit and will open for subscription from 6 to 7 September.
The scheme would be managed by the firm’s head of fixed income Ritesh Jain, the firm said.
According to the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI), the fund house’s average assets under management were Rs 2,052.54 crore as on 30 June .
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First Published: Mon, Sep 05 2011. 01 53 PM IST