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‘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
“Maa is my financial advisor”
In a conversation with Anurag Basu, winner of Filmfare ‘Best director’ award on financial goals and investments, Pallabika Ganguly finds that the director prefers to concentrate on his career and direct movies and has left all financial hassles to his mother
Posted on Jul 24, 2011
‘A fund manager is akin to a cricketer’
Ritesh Jain, Head of Investments, Canara Robeco MF feels that managing a fund is similar to playing cricket. He tells in both cases your performance is being scrutinized by thousands of fans and you get praised to the skies when you do well and criticized severely when you don’t.
by Pallabika Ganguly & Ravi Samalad Jul 13, 2011
I would love to invest & possess a lot of property: Anusha
MTV VJ and actress Anusha Dandekar talks about her financial advisors, investments & financial goals in an exclusive interview to Cafemutual. However, Anusha believes investment in property is rewarding and says that savings have always been a priority for a safer and better future
by Ravi Samalad Jul 3, 2011
Obsession with stocks + Understanding companies + Study of irrationality + Loads of luck = Successful investing, says Tushar Pradhan
In an exclusive interview with Cafemutual, Tushar Pradhan CIO of HSBC MF talks about his first investment and shares with us many interesting insights of his life
by Ravi Samalad Jun 29, 2011
My marriage is the best investment I have made, says Harsha Bhogle
Celebrated cricket commentator and analyst Harsha Bhogle in an exclusive interview to Cafemutual, speaks about his finances, how he manages them and his take on investments
by Team Cafemutual Jun 26, 2011
A good fund manager is one with a stable thought process and clear approach to life: I V Subramanium
I V Subramaniam, Director & CIO of Quantum Advisors shares with us his experiences with the financial world and much more.
by Ravi Samalad Jun 15, 2011
Distributors just need to skillfully package and sell their products: V Ramesh
V Ramesh, Deputy CEO, AMFI says that the MF industry is not witnessing any slump;distributors and IFAs just need to smartly market their products
by Paromita Dey Jun 12, 2011
The next big investment opportunity could be in Africa: Prashant Kothari
Objective thinking, good judgment and emotional stability are the key to a successful career in investments, believes ICICI MF Fund Manager Prashant Kothari.
by Ravi Samalad May 26, 2011
Intensity & passion are pre-requisites for success as a Fund Manager: Neelesh Surana
Fund management calls for high standards of integrity and sincerity, says Neelesh Surana, Head of Equity, Mirae Asset Global Investments.
by Ravi Samalad May 24, 2011
HDFC Life Insurance will focus on increasing top line while maintaining tight cost control
The company has cut down its losses to Rs. 99 crore from Rs. 275 crore and aims to increase premium collection by 15- 20% in the current fiscal.
Posted on May 18, 2011
We hope to grow by 60 percent in the current financial year
A common database will help insurance companies to get a better understanding of the risks of underwriting any individual
Posted on Apr 11, 2011
Future Generali planning to sell its insurance policies like a FMCG product
The conglomerate is planning to sell health policies like any other FMCG product by displaying it on shelves of Big Bazaar and other malls
by Pallabika Ganguly and Mustafa Jawadwala Apr 4, 2011