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Moneylife Digital Team 24 June 2022
There is a mad rush for passive mutual fund (MF) schemes in the past few years. While the earliest passive schemes have been modelled on Nifty 50, many fund houses have launched schemes based on Nifty Next 50 Index which tracks the performance of 50 companies from the constituents of the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 18 June 2022
In May 2022, Infosys and HDFC Bank were the most preferred stocks of Indian mutual funds. The net purchases of Infosys were Rs2,532 crore.

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Moneylife Digital Team 04 June 2022
The best three and the worst three mutual fund (MF) schemes over the past three years ranked by their quarterly rolling returns. Premium members get access to a more refined list of top schemes by logging into Moneylife...

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The nexus between fund managers and brokers is well known. We often hear that they work hand-in-glove. Today we will take a closer look at how this actually happens.   An order to buy shares or sell shares is decided by a fund manager who then intimates the same to his dealer or chief...

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The Axis Mutual Fund had a combined corpus of Rs2.59 lakh crore as of end of March 2022 and was the seventh largest mutual fund in terms of AUM (assets under management) in the company. As recently as 21 November 2021 the fund house had reassigned various schemes to different fund managers....

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 May 2022
Ever since March 2016, when the market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), mandated mutual fund (MF) houses to disclose how much fund managers, directors of the asset management company (AMC) and other key employees invest...

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Axis Mutual Fund has sacked its chief trader and fund manager Viresh Joshi, with immediate effect, the fund house said.   On 4th May, Axis AMC had suspended Mr Joshi and another fund manager.   Axis MF, in an official statement, said, "Axis AMC has been conducting a suo moto...

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 May 2022
In April 2022, Reliance Industries and Infosys were the most preferred stocks of Indian mutual funds. The net purchases of Reliance Industries were Rs2,358 crore. Maruti Suzuki and NTPC were the most sold stocks. The net sales of Maruti Suzuki were Rs658 crore and net sales of NTPC were Rs566...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 May 2022
When interest rates go up, debt products find it hard to perform. This is because there is an inverse correlation between interest rates and valuation of debt products. When interest rates rise, value of debt falls. Hence, mutual fund (MF) schemes, which invest...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 May 2022
The best three and the worst three mutual fund (MF) schemes over the past three years ranked by their quarterly rolling returns. Premium members get access to a more refined list of top schemes by logging into Moneylife Advisory                                                      

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 April 2022
Value investing in stocks focuses on buying undervalued stocks, defined as low price-to-earnings (P/E) or low price-to-book value (P/BV), and holding them until their value is realised. Value mutual fund (MF) schemes invest mainly in stocks that are undervalued but have the potential for an...

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Moneylife Digital Team 23 April 2022
A focused mutual fund (MF) is a type of equity MF scheme that invests in a limited or a small number of stocks. As per the latest Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) guidelines, focused schemes are allowed to invest in a maximum of 30 stocks. A focused scheme may focus on large-cap,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 April 2022
In March 2022, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank were the most preferred stocks of Indian mutual funds. The net purchases of HDFC Bank were Rs2,223 crore. Hindalco Industries and Cipla were the most sold stocks. The net sales of Hindalco Industries were Rs1,001 crore and net sales of Cipla were Rs442...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2022
Over the past two years, COVID-19 has impacted businesses across the world and reshaped the way they operate. Many sectors have become 'flavours of the season', while many have gone out of favour. Sectors that lagged the global recovery from the pandemic shock could emerge as bright spots...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2022
The best three and the worst three mutual fund (MF) schemes over the past three years ranked by their quarterly rolling returns. Premium members get access to a more refined list of top schemes by logging into Moneylife Advisory                                                      

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Moneylife Digital Team 26 March 2022
Nobody has unlimited amounts of money; so, stock selection is important. But even if you had unlimited amounts of money, you would still have to decide how many shares of a selected company you would buy. This is called position-sizing which involves choosing how much of each stock to buy so...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 March 2022
While the NIFTY is down 10% from its October 2021 peak, the broader market has suffered a much sharper sell-off. Of the NSE 500 constituents, 37% stocks are trading more than 30% lower from their respective 52-week highs. But, as the stock market has stabilised after a global turmoil...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 March 2022
In February 2022, Infosys and State Bank of India were the most preferred stocks of Indian mutual funds. The net purchases of Infosys were Rs1,658 crore. Tata Consultancy Services and Hindalco Industries were the most sold stocks. The net sales of Tata Consultancy Services were Rs1,156 crore...

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Moneylife Digital Team 12 March 2022
Equities have taken a major beating over the past four months, due to likely interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve and Russian invasion of Ukraine. As always when the main indices decline, the small-cap index gets hit more than others. While the NIFTY and Mid-Cap Nifty closed with...

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Moneylife Digital Team 04 March 2022
Since last year, dynamic asset allocation schemes or balanced advantage funds (BAFs) have been gaining currency out-doing plain-vanilla equity mutual funds (MFs) in popularity. Asset management companies (AMCs) managed to sell dynamic asset allocation schemes by claiming that they can juggle...

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