Mutual fund assets rising, but retail investments, stay-time are falling

There is much to cheer about how mutual funds are raking it in. With assets of ₹39.5-lakh crore and counting — as investors of all hues continue to deploy a portion of their savings in these instruments — there is little concern for the industry. But get down to what is happening at the individual … Read more

Thematic funds bear the brunt of market turbulence

Thematic schemes of mutual funds have taken a sharp hit in last six months with almost all the popular themes including banking, financial services, information technology and pharmaceuticals beaten down. Mutual funds were launching thematic funds in line with the then sought after sectors to attract investors. In all, fund houses had launched 10 new … Read more