Markets regulator Sebi on Tuesday directed asset management companies (AMCs) to disclose details of risk and performance of mutual fund schemes in all disclosures, including promotional material. In order to avoid overload of information on investors, Sebi in April had directed mutual funds to share details of risk, performance and portfolio with investors, only for the schemes in which they have invested.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) could dilute certain clauses in the controversial compensation circular introduced for the mutual fund (MF) industry that required fund houses to invest a fifth of fund managers’ and other senior officials’ salaries in their own schemes.READ MORE
Domestic asset management companies (AMCs) will soon have to invest a significantly higher sum in their own schemes. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has issued the framework aimed at to aligning the interest of the AMC and the unit holders. Under this, AMCs will now have to invest between 0.03 per cent and 0.13 per cent of the scheme corpus based on the risk levels of the individual schemes.
The year 2021 has been good for equity mutual fund investors. So far this year, the benchmark Nifty 50 index rose over 22 percent, and outperformed many global peers. Equity mutual funds followed suit and rewarded investors handsomely. Here’s a look at the equity MFs' journey in 2021 through charts.
Investors continued to pour money into equity schemes in August amid a sharp up-move in blue chip stocks. The focus, however, shifted away from mid- and small-caps towards large-caps, which have been laggards this year.
On an Overall basis, monthly Net Flows at Rs1.14 lakh crores also stands at an all-time high, driven by robust positive flows during July 2021, into all categories of open-ended schemes, except ELSS and other equity schemes.
As much as 16 per cent of mutual fund (MF) assets to the tune of Rs 5.56 trillion have come from beyond 30 (B30) cities as of June 2021. These assets have risen 39 per cent from Rs 4.01 trillion in June 2020, latest data from Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) shows.
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