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Total cumulative gross exposure through equity, debt and derivatives was capped at 100% of scheme assets (MINT_PRINT)
Total cumulative gross exposure through equity, debt and derivatives was capped at 100% of scheme assets (MINT_PRINT)

Sebi excludes hedging from commodity derivative limit

In May 2019, Sebi allowed mutual funds to take exposure to Exchange Traded Commodity Derivatives (ETCDs) up to 30% of scheme assets in the multi asset category and 10% in any other category

The scheme seeks to reduce the volatility by diversifying the assets across equity and fixed income. The Fund will be managed by Aniruddha Naha (for equity investments), Kumaresh Ramakrishnan (for debt and money market investments) and Anandha Padmanabhan (for overseas investments). (Photo: iStock)
The scheme seeks to reduce the volatility by diversifying the assets across equity and fixed income. The Fund will be managed by Aniruddha Naha (for equity investments), Kumaresh Ramakrishnan (for debt and money market investments) and Anandha Padmanabhan (for overseas investments). (Photo: iStock)

PGIM India Mutual Fund launches 'Balanced Advantage Fund'

The NFO of PGIM India Balanced Advantage Fund will open for subscription on January 15 and will close on January 29, 2021.

Consider adding short duration or corporate bond funds to your portfolio as your SIP size increases (Mint)
Consider adding short duration or corporate bond funds to your portfolio as your SIP size increases (Mint)

Limit your exposure to mid- and small-caps

Aim at a maximum of eight to 12 funds and don’t allow individual funds to account for more than 25% of your overall investment.

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Photo: Mint

Why India’s bond market sticks out like a sore thumb

In 2020, India stood out with $13.7 billion worth of outflows from its bond market even as most of its Asian peers saw record inflows. The country’s equity market continues to see record dollar inflows but foreign investors are still exiting bonds. Mint takes a deep dive.

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Monthly SIP inflows also rose to 8,418 crore in December from  ₹7,302 crore in November. (Photo: Mint)
Buy Covid-sensitive bonds on recovery prospects: BlackRock (REUTERS)
In October, Sebi amended AIF regulations that provided for shared responsibilities for the members of the investment committee (IC) with the investment manager. (Reuters)
Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited (KMAMC)  is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (Kotak).
Debt mutual funds in India have long struggled with the problem of being unable to explicitly guarantee returns
Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur speaks as Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman wearing a face mask looks on, as he announce the government's economic package to fight the coronavirus pandemic. (PTI)
Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur speaks as Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman wearing a face mask looks on, as he announce the government's economic package to fight the coronavirus pandemic. (PTI)

FPI inflows in Indian equities highest among emerging markets: Anurag Thakur

  • Noting that global investors have pumped in 1.6 lakh crore in Indian equities in 2020, Anurag Thakur, Minister of State, Finance and Corporate Affairs, said that it's highest among the emerging markets. In fact, India is the only country that saw inflows from FIIs among all the emerging markets.

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The Supreme Court on December 3, 2020 issued an interim order allowing the Trustee of Franklin Templeton to seek consent of the unitholders for the winding up of the six schemes. (Photo: Mint)
Further, another 40% of the issuers expect the NPAs to remain stable vis a vis March 2020 levels, the report said
Further, another 40% of the issuers expect the NPAs to remain stable vis a vis March 2020 levels, the report said

NBFCs may see 7-9% growth in AUM next fiscal: Icra

NBFCs would require an additional funding line of about 1.9-2.2 lakh crore, apart from the refinance of the existing lines, to achieve a 7-9% growth in AUM in FY2022, the Icra report said

Mutual funds' asset base rose by 7.6% to 29.71 lakh crore in the quarter ended December, mainly on account of the rally in equity markets (Photo: iStock)
Mutual funds' asset base rose by 7.6% to 29.71 lakh crore in the quarter ended December, mainly on account of the rally in equity markets (Photo: iStock)

Mutual funds asset base rises 7.6% to 29.71 lakh crore in Dec quarter

The surge in asset base comes on the back of excellent stock market performances over the last 3 months, with Nifty 50 rising by 3.15% in Oct, 12.02% in Nov and 14.9% in Dec, Gopal Kavalireddi, Head of Research at FYERS said

At present, Motialal Oswal Multicap 35 Fund manages assets worth  ₹11,791 crore.. Photo: iStockphoto
Stock markets had a rough year just about everywhere. Photo: iStock
Sectoral schemes are high risk investment. These are meant for sophisticated investors who understand the risk involved. (Photo: iStock)
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