UTI Mutual Fund is launching a new fund offer (NFO) for UTI Nifty200 Momentum 30 Index Fund. The opening date of the NFO is February 18, 2021, and the closing date is March 04, 2021.
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What is an Index Fund?
An index fund is a type of mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund having a portfolio that matches or tracks the components of a financial market index.
This mutual fund will be tracking/replicating the Nifty200 Momentum 30 Index.
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Investment Objective of the UTI Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index Fund
The UTI Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index Fund is an open-ended scheme that seeks to provide returns (before expenses) that closely correspond to the total returns of the securities as represented by the underlying index, subject to tracking error.
Being an Index Fund, the asset allocation is mimicked to match the Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index. Here is the proposed asset allocation for the scheme:
(% of net assets)
|Securities covered by Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index||95%||100%||Medium to High|
|Debt/ Money Market instruments including Tri-party Repo and units of Liquid Mutual Fund||0%||5%||Low|
Benchmark- Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index
The Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index aims to tracks the performance of the top 30 companies within the Nifty 200 Index that have the highest normalized momentum score. This score is calculated based on its six-month and twelve-month price returns after being adjusted for the daily price volatility.
This is a dynamic index that adapts to changes in market conditions and increases the weightage of outperforming sectors. It has outperformed its parent index – Nifty 200 13 out of the last 16 calendar years.
The UTI Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index Fund offers a Regular Plan and a Direct Plan. Further, both these plans offer only a Growth option.
|Scheme Name||UTI Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index Fund|
|Type of Scheme||An open-ended index fund tracking the Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index.|
|Benchmark||Nifty 200 Momentum 30 Index|
|NFO Dates||February 18 to Match 4, 2021|
|Fund Managers||Mr. Sharwan Kumar Goyal|
|Minimum Amount for Application in the NFO||Rs. 5,000/- and in multiples of Re.1 thereafter|
|Additional Purchase||Rs. 1,000/- and in multiples of Re. 1 thereafter|
|Minimum SIP Application Amount||Rs 500|
|Minimum Redemption Amount||Redemptions can be of a minimum amount of Rs.1,000 and in multiples of `1/- thereafter to be reckoned at prevailing NAV on the date of redemption.|
|Plans||Regular and Direct plans.|
|Options||Growth option only|
Sharwan Kumar Goyal – Dedicated Fund Manager
Sharwan Kumar Goyal has an experience of 13 years in risk management, equity research, portfolio analysis, and fund management. He is a CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute, USA, and also holds a Post-graduate degree in Management (MMS) from Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai. He started working with UTI in June 2006 and is working as an Equity Fund Manager.
Other funds managed by him are:
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