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SEBI bans speed-reading of MF disclaimers; will it achieve anything different?
In one of its first ‘investor-friendly’ moves after CB Bhave took over as its new chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has banned mutual fund companies from speed-reading the disclaimers of fund offerings on television and radio: “Mutual fund investments are subject to market risks; please read...
Funds have filed a plethora of schemes to gather money – without taking the trouble to differentiate themselves
Desperate for funds, mutual fund companies have become frantic. High stock prices late last year and in January this year encouraged them to launch many new schemes. Sadly, they lack the imagination and fund management skills to differentiate one idea from the other. Not...
The first international sector fund is here. Is it worth buying?
Every fund house is launching a gold fund, mainly an exchange-traded fund (ETF). As we mentioned earlier, DSP Merrill Lynch has a different approach to this category. Its draft prospectus had mentioned that it would invest in gold fund of funds. It now appears that DSP Merrill Lynch World Gold Fund (WGF) will put money mainly in...