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“I wish I had been more actively involved with my investments”
Arif Zakaria has been a prominent actor both in television and films. He has received the National Film Award for his role in Darmiyan as Emmi Begum. Recently he played the role of a police officer in Jism 2. Besides being a dynamic performing artist, he has turned in to an active investor of late. He shares his investment strategies in an interview with Cafemutual.
Posted on Dec 19, 2011
‘Debt funds ought to be a part of every investor’s portfolio’
Killol Pandya, Head- Fixed Income at Daiwa AMC explains what debt products you should recommend your investors in the current interest rate scenario
by Ravi Samalad Dec 14, 2011
“We encourage IFAs to join our platform”- V.Balasubramaniam, BSE
Ravi Samalad meets V.Balasubramaniam, Chief Business Officer, BSE to find out what BSE StAR Platform has to offer to mutual fund distributors
by Ravi Samalad Nov 28, 2011
Use star ratings as a first level check but don’t blindly follow them - Aditya Agarwal, Morningstar
Within 3 years of starting its Indian operations, Morningstar has built a niche for itself with AMCs and wealth managers
by Ravi Samalad Nov 22, 2011
We work with all channels - Ashu Suyash, Fidelity
Ashu Suyash, MD and Country Head India, Fidelity Worldwide Investments believes that the Indian MF business offers tremendous growth opportunities, shares her plans to grow the Indian business
Posted on Nov 21, 2011
Not just the rules, the entire distribution game has changed!
To fill the gap in training of intermediaries, Amit decided to start a training academy, Karmayog. Jayshree Pyasi gets his insights on the industry
by jayshree Nov 7, 2011
A day in the life of a MF regional head
Ravi Samalad catches up with the regional head of a leading fund house in Mumbai and finds out that distributors were very much like his family
by Ravi Samalad Oct 21, 2011
IDBI to launch active funds: Debasish Mallick
The newly appointed MD & CEO of IDBI MF, Debasish Mallick discusses the challenges that lie ahead with Jayshree Pyasi and Ravi Samalad.
by Jayshree Pyasi and Ravi Samalad Sep 19, 2011
‘There is romance in being broke’
Actress, ex-MTV VJ and model Shenaz Treasuryvala confesses that acting, love and life are her priorities while financial affairs take a back seat
by Team Cafemutual Sep 18, 2011
Don’t take early mistakes to heart : Srividhya Rajesh
Srividhya Rajesh, Fund Manager-Equity, Sundaram MF believes that luck can help fund managers temporarily but nothing can substitute conviction
by Ravi Samalad Sep 15, 2011
‘A disciplined investment process always gets a second chance from lady luck’
Krishna Sanghvi, Head-Equities at Kotak MF shares with us his philosophy on investments, his likes and much more
by Ravi Samalad Sep 9, 2011
‘My art is my biggest investment’
World renowned ‘bansuri’, player Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is a classicist who has made a conscious effort to reach out and expand the audience for classical music. Jayshree Pyasi finds out that Panditji is firmly devoted to his art and believes that Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Laxmi are in a constant state of strife
by jayshree Sep 7, 2011
‘Fund managers should look beyond street view’
Sadanand Shetty, VP & Senior Fund Manager - Equity, Taurus MF believes that India’s saving culture, entrepreneurship skills and democratic set up make it the hottest investing destination
by Team Cafemutual Sep 1, 2011
‘One needs to launch funds with a lot of responsibility’
In spite of 17 years of operations, Taurus has a compact portfolio of products compared to its peers as it believes in launching meaningful funds which connect with investors and distributors alike. Waqar Naqvi, CEO, Taurus MF shares his strategy and plans in this interview
by Ravi Samalad & Pallabika Ganguly Aug 10, 2011
‘We want to broad base our distribution’ says Rajan Krishnan
Rajan Krishnan, Managing Director, Baroda Pioneer MF and one of the most experienced mutual fund professionals talks to Cafemutual about his plans for the fund house and the current state of the fund industry
Posted on Jul 27, 2011