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The fund management companies are mum about it but they have been stunned by the way the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has hit them with two new rules. One, the annual fee that asset managers pay to SEBI has been raised from Rs. 25,000 to 0.3% of the money collected in New Fund Offers (NFOs) or a minimum of Rs. 1 lakh. This means that that if a fund raises Rs 5000 crores in a...
In our first issue, we mentioned that fund of funds are not such a great idea. Since our analysis, fund of funds have failed to turn out inspiring results
Maybe it was a bad case of market-timing or a bad fund selection by the fund of funds (FoFs), but we were not off the mark. The first quarter performance of FoFs was poor. Is there a problem in the concept itself or the way FoFs are...
There is a rush among mutual funds to create fancy investment strategies and incorporate hedging for virtually any kind of portfolio. Should that worry you?
Hedging is supposed to protect a fund from extreme market moves. But the idea of hedging through derivatives itself has started to get a bit extreme. Like lemmings, funds are making hedging a standard clause in their investment...