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Many funds were sitting on loads of cash before the big rally
One of the key tenets of mutual fund management is to stay fully invested – or almost fully invested – at all times. This idea is in turn derived from another belief of the fund management business. Fund managers argue that you simply cannot time the market – entering and exiting what you think are opportune times. The market will...
UTI is merging schemes, but for whose benefit?
Unit Trust of India has been in the business of mutual funds for decades now. Through these years it has come out with over 90 schemes, of which 29 are equity-related schemes. It launched UTI Infrastructure Advantage Fund in January 2008 just before a horrific bear assault hit the Indian market that has decimated the Sensex by 60%. However, with...
Small- and mid-cap stocks are shooting up; not the schemes that aim to take advantage from their rise
A strong global rally, declining inflation rate, interest rate cuts and positive signs in global economic data after several stimulus packages have ensured that the Indian stock indices have remained buoyant, for more than six weeks. Most of the mid- and small-cap stocks were on a rampage as...