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SEBI is re-looking at fund regulations. Here are some changes that would benefit investors
The mutual fund industry is now pausing for breath. Unfortunately, after a runaway growth in equity assets over the past two years, the focus has now shifted to ephemeral products like ‘Fixed Maturity Plans’ (FMP), in the rat race to garner ‘Assets Under Management’ (AUM). Today, virtually one new FMP...
There are good reasons why FMPs are not easily available for retail investors. If you want to subscribe, you will have to make an extra effort
One of our readers had mentioned that the Fixed Maturity Plans (FMPs) launched by various mutual funds (MFs) are cloaked in secrecy. They remain open for one or two days; there is not much publicity; and not everyone gets an opportunity to get in....
A flawed structure has been imposed on the fund industry ostensibly to protect your interest
Mutual funds (MFs) take money from you to invest in the market. But what are the legal provisions in place to protect your interest? Take a look at the structure of the fund industry. There are three ‘entities’ involved. The first is the ‘fund’ – the pool of money belonging to investors. The fund is...