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Short-term bond funds outperform equity funds in the first half of 2011: Morningstar
Short term bonds deliver average of 4.1 per cent while large-cap and small-/mid-cap funds category lose 7.9 per cent
by Team Cafemutual Jul 8, 2011
SOFP is honing the skills of financial planners
Society of Financial Planners is the sole pan India group of Certified Financial Planners registered in India. Jayant Vidwans, one of the founding members & the President talks about the activities of SOFP with Cafemutual
by Ravi Samalad Jul 6, 2011
AMFI as a SRO should have more broad based participation, feel IFAs
If AMFI turns into a SRO, it should have fair representation from all stakeholders in the industry
by Pallabika Jul 5, 2011
RBI extends the period for banks to reduce their investments in debt funds
Earlier RBI had given banks deadline till October to cap their investment in liquid schemes to 10 per cent
by Team Cafemutual Jul 5, 2011
ASK Circle aims to make its annual MF conference the world’s biggest one
ASK Circle's most visible activities is the annual Mutual Fund Round Table (MFRT) Kanak Jain, President of Kolkata based ASK Circle takes us through various activities organized by the association
by Pallabika Jul 3, 2011
MF industry grows 6% in April - June 2011
Industry AUM goes up despite a fall in markets in the first quarter of 2011-12
by Team Cafemutual Jul 3, 2011
Advise your investors to stay cautious
The week could see the markets remain range-bound; Swapnil Suvarna recommends SIP as the antidote to market uncertainties
by Swapnil Jul 2, 2011
Should you be advising banking funds to your clients now?
As banking stocks turn attractive, some financial planners advice an increased allocation towards banking sector funds; others maintain a neutral stand until clarity on policy rates by RBI
by Ravi Samalad Jun 30, 2011
IFA Galaxy aims to make IFAs the no.1 channel
Chennai based IFA Galaxy started as a small online group of IFAs in 2009. In a matter of two years, the group has attracted more than 10,000 advisors from all over India. Ramesh Bhat, the key force behind this group shares details about the group’s activities and its future plans
by Ravi Samalad Jun 28, 2011
Online investment platforms wooing IFAs - Part II
In this II part of the article on online platforms, Ravi Samalad takes a look at iFAST and reviews IFA concerns about these platforms
by Ravi Samalad Jun 28, 2011
More fund houses to allow investments via debit cards
UTI MF, Quantum MF, Sundaram among players planning to facilitate investments through visa enabled debit cards
by Ravi Samalad Jun 27, 2011
Taurus announces advisory services for Shariah complaint investments
Taurus AMC Ltd (TAMCO) announced that they would provide advisory services to clients for Shariah compliance investments
by Team Cafemutual Jun 27, 2011
Foreign investors could invest in Indian MF industry
Foreign investment of up to $10 billion may be permitted
by Team Cafemutual Jun 26, 2011
Prashant Jain tops Financial Express ranking of India’s equity fund managers
Financial Express ranks fund managers based on the RAR for their schemes
by Team Cafemutual Jun 26, 2011
Market Commentary – June 25, 2011
The markets which began the week on a negative note, bounced back later during the week, with Sensex and Nifty settling higher from last week’s close. Swapnil Suvarna feels the market will continue its bear run during this week and recommends your investors to invest in SIPs of quality equity schemes and short term debt funds
by Swapnil Jun 26, 2011