Month: January 2020

10 Things I want from The Budget 2020

1.Infrastructure Bond  The Infrastructure segment has indeed seen a lot of focus from the government but nothing seems to be enough. The black hole phenomenon rears its head again and again every year perhaps because of lack of cohesive planning and execution, maybe because of rampant corruption or maybe because of some other reasons that’s…

Insights on the trends of NFO in 2019

Whilst the year gone by has not been the most stirring of years, it was not too bad in terms of New Fund Offering in the Indian mutual fund space. Putting the year in perspective. Total NFO launched: 139 Ex FMP & Cap Guarantee: 104 Clearly the appetite for FMPs is coming down sharply and…

The most improved funds of 2019

It is not a tricky business at all to find out how much improvements have happened within categories for the various schemes. I think, in trying to find out trailing returns relevance the dynamics of improved rankings leave us cold. It ought not to be.  We have delved right into it and have attempted to…

Why have so many Mutual funds underperformed??

You must be wondering how is it that so few of the schemes have made money, whereas the bulk of communication tells us that the BSE SENSEX as well as the NSE NIFTY have touched record numbers. The cause for so many of the funds underperforming are many and varied but we are not looking…