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There were other equity mutual fund schemes that posted negative returns in 2022. However, we considered only 10 schemes that lost the most in 2022.
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Of the 10.21 per cent stake, abrdn Investment is looking to place up to 2,11,18,578 shares, amounting to 9.9 per cent with a single buyer, and the rest being sold separately.
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The MF equity exposure includes equity funds, balanced funds, solutions-oriented schemes and exchange traded funds (ETFs).
2022-12-08T09:33:31+05:30


I think the time has come for India-dedicated fund allocation. This is the cusp, and we will see between now and the next few years, a tsunami of money flowing to India. So, India will be the preferred market.
2022-12-08T09:31:12+05:30


You can invest a maximum of Rs 1.5 lakh in ELSSs and claim tax deductions on your investments every financial year. Here are our recommended schemes.
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Through the launch of this new series in the fourth tranche, Edelweiss Mutual Fund proposes to raise an initial amount of Rs 1,000 crore with a green shoe option of Rs 4,000 crore.
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Rate hikes and continued reduction in durable liquidity surplus are positive for short-term debt fund categories like the liquid fund.
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Nippon India Large Cap Fund was the topper among the active funds, with around 14% returns. HDFC Top 100 Fund was in the second position. The scheme offered around 13% returns. Taurus Largecap Equity Fund followed, with 11% returns. ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund offered around 9% returns.
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This is the fifth rate hike by the central bank in this financial year. Prior to this, the RBI had raised the repo rate by 40 bps in May and 50 bps in June, August and September.
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Sebi mandates investors to be KYC (know your client) compliant before they start investing in a mutual fund scheme.
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If you have any mutual fund queries, message on ET Mutual Funds on Facebook. We will get it answered by our panel of experts.
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Three hybrid schemes were among the top five schemes on the list. HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund was investor’s favourite in 2022.
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We reached out to Suresh Sadagopan, chief financial planner, Ladder7 Wealth Planners, to find out what he thinks about the investment space in 2022.
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As per the Sebi mandate, conservative hybrid schemes invest 75-90% in debt instruments and 10-25% in stocks. These schemes are meant for investors looking to invest a small part of their money in equity to get some extra returns.
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The one category that generated the most buzz in 2022 was in fact a debt fund category: target maturity funds or TMFs. The year saw a whopping number of new TMFs being launched by fund houses.
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SBI PSU Fund not only topped the return charts in its own category but also managed to outperform all the other equity-oriented funds across categories.
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Ankita Narsey,Owner, Oak Tree Personal Finance, a mutual fund distribution firm, says she remembers the year for the maturity shown by investors.
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​First, large cap mutual funds are mandated to invest in top 100 companies by market capitalisation. These large companies fare better in a volatile market as these companies may be market leaders and resilient to downturns. That is why if you are looking for a relatively safer mutual fund category, you should consider investing in large cap funds.
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While the portfolio is diversified, it takes large positions in the top few bets. The fund has lagged behind the index in recent years but retains outperformance over its category average.
2022-12-05T06:30:00+05:30


Nine out of 10 banks polled by ET expect the central bank to hike rates by 35 basis points - 0.35 of a percentage point - or less at the December 5-7 meeting of the monetary policy committee (MPC). While five of the nine predict a rate increase of 35 bps, two expect it will be in a range of 25-35 bps, another two project a 25 bps hike.
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The good thing is that Indian mutual fund investors have matured a lot. Unlike the past decade, Indian MF investors bought on every dip.
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If we look at the inflows in these two funds categories in the calendar year 2022, it is Rs 33,920 crore in mid cap funds and Rs 29,240 crore in small cap funds, which is 10.71% and 9.23% of overall inflows in equity funds respectively.
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Among the sectoral funds, IT has been the worst affected this year. While infra and banking funds are up about 11% and 21% respectively, pharma funds are down about 6% so far.
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"Our preferred portfolio stance has been India-centric growth sectors like, financials, consumer discretionary and industrials for much of this year and this largely stays but pockets of value have started to emerge in some of the global-oriented sectors such as technology, pharmaceuticals, and commodities. Some of these would also receive support to their earnings from a weak currency."
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"Investors can start allocating small amounts to long duration products as the risk of mark-to-market loss has reduced significantly," says Sachin Jain, Mutual Fund Analyst, ICICI Securities.
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The capital markets regulator said in a communication to the industry on November 30, Telegram is rife with dubious groups masquerading as fund houses. Sebi's warning to the industry comes in the wake of instances where investors have been defrauded by these telegram group operators, said three mutual fund industry officials.
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This is a passive fund that is relatively low cost, compared to actively managed schemes that tend to have a higher expense ratio.
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“A positive thing has been the continuous SIP inflows by retail investors. So, clearly, the message that ‘timing the markets’ doesn’t work is reaching investors. This has supported Indian markets amid widespread foreign sell-off,” says Prableen Bajpai, founder, Finfix Research & Analytics
2022-12-01T12:28:01+05:30


The BHARAT Bond ETF is India's first corporate bond ETF and it is an initiative of the Government of India, from the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management and the latter has given the mandate to Edelweiss Mutual Fund to design, launch and manage the product.
2022-12-01T11:40:34+05:30


Online mutual funds distribution platform BSE StAR MF has surpassed its previous high to process record 2.32 crore transactions in November, clocking a growth of 10% month-on-month and 38% year-on-year.
2022-12-01T11:32:14+05:30


We reached out to NJ Mutual Fund, one of the new entrants in the mutual fund industry, to find out about its journey in the last one and a half year. Rajiv Shastri, Director and CEO, NJ AMC says that 2022 was challenging and he learnt a lot.
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IDFC AMC is one of the top 10 AMCs in the country with an average assets under management of over Rs 1.2 lakh crore. It has investment products across equities, fixed income, and hybrid.
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Equity indices have delivered 11-12% over a long period since 1995. Should a householder invest only in equities then? Probably that would not be wise.
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The regulator said the initial margin payable by the client to the stock broker should be in the form of cash, cash equivalent or equity ETFs.
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If you have any mutual fund queries, message on ET Mutual Funds on Facebook. We will get it answered by our panel of experts.
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“In order to avoid inconsistency in investment by MFs in debt instruments of an issuer, irrespective of the scheme being actively or passively managed, it has been decided to introduce a similar credit rating based single issuer limit for actively managed mutual fund schemes,” Sebi said.
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Currently, credit risk-based single-issuer limits are allowed for debt exchange-traded funds to enable them to effectively manage the risk associated with such investments.
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​A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is a mode of investment offered by mutual funds. Using this method, an investor can put in a fixed amount of money at predefined intervals in a chosen mutual fund scheme.
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Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) net bought Indian shares worth ₹1,241.57 crore on Tuesday, showed provisional data from the stock exchanges. So far this month, including Tuesday's provisional data, FPIs have purchased shares worth nearly ₹29,284 crore in the cash segment, the best in three months.
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“Segments like consumer durables where the valuations have not corrected and are not reflecting the current picture of some slowdown seen in the overall consumption, the competitive pressure is very high and the inability of the companies to pass on the pricing. That is leading to margin contraction and those probably are not getting fully reflected in the valuations.”
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The Quant ESG Fund is one-year old and is the topper in the category, where a few schemes like Invesco India ESG Fund, ABSL ESG Fund and Axis ESG Fund have offered negative returns in one year.
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If you have any mutual fund queries, message on ET Mutual Funds on Facebook. We will get it answered by our panel of experts.
2022-11-29T11:10:27+05:30


"Equity valuations are above average and not cheap. There are pockets like banking and PSU stocks which are attractive, while consumption is expensive," said Rajeev Thakkar, Chief Investment Officer, PPFAS Mutual Fund.
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"Debt has become an attractive asset class today because of the higher yields amid rising interest rates," said Sankaran Naren, executive director, ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund.
2022-11-29T09:36:28+05:30


Union AMC today announced the inauguration of its first branch in North East in Guwahati. Union AMC is co- sponsored by Union Bank of India and Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc. of Japan.
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An up-trending profit cycle, a likely peak in short rates in 1Q2023 and ebbing global macro risks relative to 2022 make the case for absolute upside to Indian stocks," said Morgan Stanley in a note to clients. "That said, India's relative gains may take a breather in 2023.
2022-11-29T07:08:58+05:30


HSBC Asset Management (India) has said that it has completed the acquisition of L&T Investment Management for a consideration of US$ 425 million, subject to closing adjustments.
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Nifty Indices linked passive funds account for 76% market share in terms of total number of equity and debt passive funds and 73% market share in terms of total Asset under Management (AUM) of equity and debt Funds in India.
2022-11-28T12:45:43+05:30


The investment objective of the scheme is to seek long term capital growth by investing in allocation ranging for equities between 65-80%, fixed Income and gold ETFs at 10-25% each along with up to 10% in units of REITs and INVITs.
2022-11-28T12:33:28+05:30


If there is some recovery in global growth and sentiment, over “6-12 months some of these markets that have become oversold may do better than India because India has outperformed so much in the last 18 months,” said Hiren Dasani, managing director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. “But in the medium term India will do much better because of the compounding opportunity of growth.”
2022-12-09T08:09:50+05:30


The Terra ecosystem was helmed by the symbiotic relationship between the two tokens that was managed by lines of automated code to govern circulation. If the price of UST went above $1, traders were incentivized to swap Luna for UST at a profit, and vice versa, thus in theory keeping UST’s circulation in check.
2022-12-09T08:04:11+05:30


Adani Enterprises has acquired 100 percent stake in Alluvial Mineral Resources, from Adani Infra (India). Alluvial Mineral Resources is engaged in mining of minerals & ores activities and other allied activities.
2022-12-09T07:49:27+05:30


Apart from China optimism, investors are focused on U.S. producer price inflation figures later in the day for more signs about the health of the U.S. economy, after data overnight showed some loosening in the labour market, with weekly jobless claims rising moderately.
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The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits increased moderately last week, data showed on Thursday, with the so-called continuing claims rising to a 10-month high in late November, adding to fears that the world's largest economy may enter a recession next year.
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Oil prices are set to post their biggest weekly drop in months, since traders expect it will be months before the benefits of China easing COVID controls feeds through to demand.
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Top gold consumer China's shift from tough COVID policies, with its promise of driving an economic recovery next year, will instead likely depress growth over the next few months as infections surge, bringing a rebound only later in the year, economists said.
2022-12-09T07:12:17+05:30


The S&P 500 ended higher on Thursday, snapping a five-session losing streak, as investors interpreted data showing a rise in weekly jobless claims as a sign the pace of interest rate hikes could soon slow.
2022-12-09T07:09:09+05:30


Stocks rose as investors cheered data showing the number of Americans filing claims for jobless benefits increased moderately last week, while unemployment rolls hit a 10-month high toward the end of November.
2022-12-09T07:04:26+05:30


Once done, this would be the second largest hospital buyout in India after the IHH-Fortis transaction in 2018. This transaction will also give a presence in the South Asia healthcare market for Blackstone.
2022-12-09T06:15:56+05:30


Trent is divesting its stake of around 3.22% of Tata Unistore on a fully diluted basis to Tata Digital. The shares of TUL will be sold to TDPL for a total estimated value of ₹24.14 crore, with no consideration of cash, but in the form of Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares of the promoter group company.
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Businesses are typically structured as corporates or trusts. The VCC is a specialised structure intended for the asset management industry specifically.
2022-12-09T05:50:49+05:30


Foreign exchange analysts are not ruling out the likelihood that some forward contracts that RBI had to honour would have come up for maturity. That could also have led to the addition of spot-dollar reserves. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has also underscored the focus on building up forex reserves to deal with uncertain external financial conditions.
2022-12-09T05:36:02+05:30


Naveen Jindal-promoted JSPL acquired Monnet Power for a captive purpose. The 1,050 MW Monnet Power plant is located next to JSPL's Angul steel plant in Odisha, making the acquisition synergistic, the people cited above said.
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Several banks, along with industry bodies representing money and currency market dealers, met on Wednesday to discuss the probable fallout on financial markets if the RBI and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) fail to sort out their disagreement.
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Essar is offering ₹1,600 crore to settle ₹4,500 crore of loans taken for the Salaya plant in Gujarat's Jamnagar district, effectively giving banks a recovery of about 36% on their dues. Banks as well as Essar officials are working out legal and other details to complete the settlement, multiple persons aware of the deal, said.
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Paytm, said its board of directors will meet on December 13 to consider a proposal for a buyback of its shares.
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The three-day long primary offering will conclude on December 15, Thursday. Investors can make a bid of minimum of 55 equity shares and its multiple thereof.
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The proposed IPO will value the retail chain at Rs2500 crore
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“The bulls came back strong and knocked out the bears with full force surpassing the hurdle of 43,500 on a closing basis. The index confirms the continuation of the uptrend towards 44,000-44,600 levels on the upside. The lower-end support stands at 43,000, which will act as a cushion for the bulls. The index remains on a ‘buy’ mode and any dips should be utilized to initiate fresh long positions,” Kunal Shah, Senior Technical Analyst at LKP Securities, said.
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The stock ended 0.3% down at Rs 508.40 on the BSE. Year-to-date, the stock has fallen by more than 67%.
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At 10:43 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 241.67 points, or 0.72%, at 33,839.59, the S&P 500 was up 32.12 points, or 0.82%, at 3,966.04, and the Nasdaq Composite was up 130.60 points, or 1.19%, at 11,089.15.
2022-12-08T20:17:48+05:30


The announcement of a $500 million injection into its India unit comes after Reuters reported last month that Apple supplier Foxconn plans to quadruple the workforce at its iPhone factory in India over two years, with two government officials with knowledge of the matter pointing to a production adjustment as it faces disruptions in China.
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The all-equity round is expected to close in the next two weeks and may take Walmart-backed PhonePe's valuation close to $13 billion, according to the report.
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In its board meeting on Wednesday, the company announced a special interim dividend of Rs 100 per equity share i.e. 1000% of the face value of Rs 10 each fully paid up for the financial year 2023.
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The benchmark 10-year yield ended at 7.2890% after ending at 7.2693% on Wednesday. It has risen by eight basis points in last five sessions through Thursday.
2022-12-08T18:40:27+05:30


State-run banks were seen bidding for dollars on behalf of oil marketing companies through the session as crude slumped, three foreign exchange traders confirmed.
2022-12-08T18:36:07+05:30


The property sector in India is seeing a multi-year pent-up demand and is more dependent on the pricing sentiment instead of mortgage rates. As a result, the 225-basis-point hike in repo rate by the Reserve Bank of India since May this year hasn’t affected the housing demand.
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People believe that things are improving, and as the prices move up there is a FOMO in the form of analysis by various analysts who did nothing till now, but suddenly now they are upgrading the entire PSU banking space.
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The Committee of Creditors (CoC) is expected to discuss RGIC's request for capital infusion in its meeting soon, the sources added.
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The inside body candle on daily charts is indicating non-directional activity and indecisiveness between bulls and bears. For bulls, 18,675 would be the important breakout level to watch out for. And above the same, we can expect a quick uptrend rally up to 18,800-18,835. On the flip side, trading below 18,500 may fuel further weakness up to 18,435-18,400.
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Gold prices rose Rs 211 to Rs 54,270 per 10 grams in the national capital on Thursday, amid gains in the precious metal in overseas market, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the yellow metal had touched Rs 54,059 per 10 grams.Silver also jumped Rs 593 per kg to Rs 66,662 per kilogram.
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Kotak further said the US Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates this month will be a signal for other central banks
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Nifty at the close settled 49 points higher at 18,609, while Sensex ended 160 points higher at 62,571. Nifty PSU Bank emerged as the outperformer, logging gains of around 4%.
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The NSE Nifty index closed 48.85 points up at 18609.35
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The Nifty Bank index closed 1.16 per cent up at 43596.85.
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The 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 160.0 points at 62570.68
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The 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 160.0 points at 62570.68
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The Nifty Realty index closed 0.78 per cent down at 454.35.
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In the Nifty 50 index, 27 stocks ended in the green, while 23 stocks closed in the red in today's trade.
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The 30-share BSE Sensex closed up 160.0 points at 62570.68
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In the Nifty pack, 27 stocks closed in the green, while 23 stocks ended in the red.
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The Nifty IT index closed 0.24 per cent down at 30115.0.
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The Nifty Auto index closed 0.29 per cent up at 12908.15.
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Skipper Ltd, Dharmaj Crop Guard Ltd., Central Bank, Punjab Sind Bank and Adroit Infotech, hit their fresh 52-week highs during the day.
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