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Liquidity risk aggravates in times of economic distress on redemption pressure

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- Liquidity risk is the risk of the market for a debt security drying up. The concept also applies to equity funds where it takes the form of impact cost, which is the adverse move... Read More


RBI paper attributes equity returns in India to falling Equity Risk Premium

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- A paper written by RBI officials from the Division of Financial Markets, published on Monday in the monthly bulletin for October estimated that returns in Indian stocks over the ... Read More


Investors should not go just by index valuations

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- Fund managers speaking at the Mint Money Conversations, presented by digibank by DBS, on 14 October, urged investors not to be driven by index valuations. A collapse in economic ... Read More


Policyholders can now renew Corona Rakshak, Kavach plans till March 2021

New Delhi, Oct. 13 -- The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irdai) on Tuesday allowed all general, standalone health and life insurers to offer policyholders the option to renew, migrate... Read More


RBI's accommodative stance shores up confidence among debt fund managers on duration bets

New Delhi, Oct. 9 -- Despite the lack of a rate cut, the RBI Monetary Policy Committee's decision to continue with an accommodative policy stance, 'as long as necessary and at least during the current... Read More


Fund managers bullish on duration bets

New Delhi, Oct. 9 -- Despite the lack of a rate cut, the RBI Monetary Policy Committee's decision to continue with an accommodative policy stance, 'as long as necessary and at least during the current... Read More


Sebi proposes four ways to reduce risk in debt funds

NEW DELHI, Oct. 9 -- The shock freezing of six debt schemes of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund in April this year made a lot of investors wary of the debt market in general. The schemes were frozen as ... Read More


Regulator revamps MF riskometer, rolls out 'very high risk' category

MUMBAI, Oct. 9 -- The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday, 5 October, introduced new guidelines to determine a mutual fund scheme's place in the mutual fund riskometer, and introdu... Read More


How MF dividends return investors' own money as taxable income

New Delhi, Oct. 9 -- Mutual Fund dividend plan assets have seen a 50% drop over the past year as Budget 2020 made dividends taxable at slab rates. In a circular issued on 5 October, the Securities and... Read More


Sebi clamps down on inter-scheme transfers in debt mutual funds

New Delhi, Oct. 8 -- In a circular issued today, markets regulator Sebi has heavily restricted the use of inter-scheme transfers (ISTs) by debt mutual funds. Inter scheme transfers involve shifting of... Read More