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Karnataka Elections Results: Sensex and Nifty

by Nyrika Roy • May 15, 2018

The Karnataka  Assembly elections held on 12th May has roused political apprehension in the country. As of now,BJP is leading in 108 seats, followed by Congress leading in 73 seats, and JDS leading in 38 seats. Other parties are leading in 3 seats. Congress has said it will support JDS.  Note: The results are subject […]


IndoStar IPO: Everything You Need to Know

by Mridul Agrawal • May 7, 2018

IndoStar Capital Finance Ltd- a Mumbai based non-banking finance company- is all set to launch its ₹1,844 crore IPO on May 9. This IndoStar IPO comprises a fresh issue and an Offer-for-Sale (OFS) by promoters. For those who understand this industry and want to invest, the question here that needs to be addressed – is […]


DSP BlackRock: End of the JV and CIO Anup Maheshwari Leaving?

by Pijush Biswas • May 2, 2018

DSP BlackRock has been in the news for two big reasons – that of the JV coming to an end and the supposed exit of CIO Anup Maheshwari. While neither of the two news is confirmed, many news reports suggest the rumors might be true. DSP Group and BlackRock Joint Venture in Jeopardy? Business Standard reported […]


Portfolio Changes of Top 3 Mutual Funds for March

by Ankit Jain • April 17, 2018

Mutual fund companies make changes to their portfolio every now and then. A list of changes made by these houses is then declared for each and every month. Below mentioned is a list of changes made to top three mutual fund houses. Also, these AMCs have either increased their stake, decreased their stake in an […]


Indian Infrastructure Sector: Health and Opportunities (2018 Update)

by Pijush Biswas • April 14, 2018

The development of a country’s infrastructure is vital to the growth of its sectors and the overall economy. The infrastructure sector is a key driver for the Indian economy. The increased spending in this sector has a multiplier effect on overall economic growth as it necessitates industrial growth and manufacturing. This in turn boosts aggregate […]


RBI News on Bitcoin: Banned (But 3 Months Window Given)

by Shikhar Singh • April 6, 2018

Effectively, RBI has banned Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It has barred all financial institutions from dealing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Which means, no person will be able to transfer money from their bank account to crypto wallets and vice versa. “In view of the associated risks, it has been decided that, with immediate effect, […]


Harsha Upadhyaya of Kotak Mutual Fund Opens up About the Present Conditions

by Groww • April 4, 2018

Harsha Upadhyaya, CIO-Equity of Kotak AMC comments about his view of the markets in the present day. He says: He believes last year’s mutual funds performed stupendously; investors should not expect similar returns in the coming financial year. He says the banking sector affected by the NPA problem will drag the overall mutual fund returns down. He […]


Narmada Agrobase IPO: All You Need to Know

by Ankit Jain • April 4, 2018

The agricultural sector of India is been viewed very bullishly by many. In recent times, stocks belonging to the agricultural sector have performed exceptionally too. For those who understand this industry and want to invest, the question arises – is Narmada Agrobase IPO a good investment? Read the below article to understand if this IPO […]


Rajat Jain of Principal Mutual Fund Comments on the Markets

by Groww • April 3, 2018

Rajat Jain, CIO of Principal BNP AMC on the current market conditions: Believes large PSU banks are run as well as any private bank. Says Midcap IT stocks have done well. He has cut underweight position substantially. Rural consumption is holding well. Expects two-wheeler companies to continue performing well in the future. Believes midcap stocks will […]


Name Change of Reliance Mutual Funds: 8 Changes You Should Be Aware Of

by Shikhar Singh • April 1, 2018

Reliance Mutual Fund, like many mutual fund companies, is changing the names and categories of some of its mutual funds. This is happening after a recent circular by SEBI. This move by SEBI aims to make investing simpler for investors. The new rule states that every mutual fund company can only have one mutual fund offering […]


Sundaram Mutual Fund CEO on Investing, Future of the Markets and More

by Shikhar Singh • March 31, 2018

Sunil Subramaniam of Sundaram Mutual Fund is very bullish about Sensex, Nifty, and more: He believes for a period of 3-5 years, small and mid-cap funds are a great opportunity. SIP as an investment option has grown further with inflows doubling in 1 year in Sundaram Mutual Fund. He believes the Sensex can touch 50,000 […]


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Mutual Fund Investment to Get Cheaper and More Proposals Accepted by SEBI

by Groww • March 28, 2018

Mutual fund expense ratios will come down by 0.15%. This was one of the recommendations by the Uday Kotak panel to the SEBI. The Uday Kotak panel presented recommendations to SEBI. The panel presented a total of 80 recommendations. 40 of these recommendations were accepted without any modifications. 15 recommendations were accepted with modifications. 18 […]


Badhan Bank IPO Share Price Rs 487.33: Stellar Debut

by Groww • March 27, 2018

After a spate of poor performing IPOs, the Bandhan Bank IPO rose by 30% on the day of launch. The Bandhan Bank share price went up to Rs 499 per share (33% over issue price). It later settled at Rs 487.33 (30% over issue price). The issue price of this IPO was Rs 375. This […]


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Name Change of Aditya Birla Mutual Funds: 18 Changes (and What You Should Do About It)

by Shikhar Singh • March 27, 2018

Aditya Birla Mutual Fund Company is changing the names and category of some of its mutual funds. Mutual fund schemes of many mutual funds are being changed after a recent circular by SEBI. This move by SEBI aims to make investing simpler for investors. The new rule states that every mutual fund company can only have […]


FPI Pump Rs 10,000 crore into Indian Equities in March 2018

by Groww • March 26, 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) have invested a total of Rs 10,000 crores so far in the month of March 2018 in the Indian equity market. Last month, FPI pulled out a total of Rs 11,000 crores from the Indian equity markets. This positive sentiment towards the Indian equity market is most likely due to the […]


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Reliance Small Cap Fund to Stop Taking New Subscriptions

by Shikhar Singh • March 24, 2018

Reliance Small Cap Fund will stop taking new subscriptions from the 26th March 2018. A newspaper notice by Reliance Mutual Fund announced this on 23rd March 2018. This move comes after the small-cap fund’s Asset Under Management (AUM) swelled to an all-time high Rs 6371 crores. Reliance Small Cap Fund to Stop New Subscriptions This […]


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Mutual Fund Investment May Become Cheaper

by Groww • March 23, 2018

SEBI may instruct mutual fund companies to cut fees to 5 basis points from an existing 20 basis points. SEBI had permitted mutual fund companies to levy a charge of 20 basis points when a mandatory exit load of 1% was removed. Earlier, there was a flat 1% exit load whenever money was redeemed from […]


Indians Shifting from Gold & Property to Mutual Funds and Stocks

by Groww • March 22, 2018

According to a survey conducted by Credit Suisse, Indian are shifting from more traditional investments like gold and property to mutual funds and stocks. In their survey, Indians’ most preferred means of saving money is a bank account, followed by life insurance, followed by gold, followed by property, and then finally mutual funds and stocks. […]


Mutual Fund Experts Say: Don't Panic

by Groww • March 21, 2018

1 in every 3 SIP plans are in the red. Out of 215 diversified equity schemes, 68 schemes are negative. “It is natural for equity markets to go through such ups and downs. SIPs are done by investors to meet long-term goals and should be done for at least 5-10 years. They should not be […]


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Abhay Laijawala of Deutsche Equities Comments on the Markets

by Groww • March 20, 2018

Abhay Laijawala, Head of India Research at Deutsche Equities speaks about the market conditions. He says: He believes the Sensex will touch the 37,000 mark by December 2018. The markets fall in February 2018 came due to global reasons initially and then local factors came to play. Positive about the metals sectors – especially the […]