Mutual Fund: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Ashwani Bhatia appointed as the Managing Director of SBI

Ashwani Bhatia has been appointed as the managing director of State Bank of India by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister of India. He will be appointed in the place of  P K Gupta. Key highlights Mr. Bhatia has been serving as the deputy MD and CEO of SBI Mutual Fund. ..

YES Bank to completely sell its mutual fund business operations

Mumbai headquartered Yes Bank declared its intention to cease its mutual fund business operations by selling out all its holdings in asset management and trustee subsidiaries. Wholly owned subsidiaries of YES Bank Limited are YES AMC (Yes Asset Management) is the asset management company of YES Mutual Fund and YTL (Yes Trustee Ltd) is the ..

Franklin India Mutual Funds Closed Down 6 of its Debt Schemes

Franklin India Mutual Funds recently decided to close down 6 of its debt schemes in India due to redemption pressures. About the Closing Franklin India Mutual Funds closed down 6 of its credit managed yield oriented funds. These schemes had 25,658 crore INR of assets under management. The schemes were facing a high pressure for ..

OPPO launches mutual fund platform ‘KASH’

China-based consumer electronics firm and smartphone manufacturer OPPO recently announced its mutual fund platform named ‘KASH’. The ‘OPPO Kash’ service, which will be pre-installed in all OPPO smartphones, will offer users to invest in mutual funds. The platform will also provide free credit reports, personal loans up to two lakh, business loans up to ₹2 crore and ..

CCI nod for merger of BOB and BNPP

On 14 Nov, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund, under the Competition Act, 2002. The parties propose to amalgamation includes BOB BOB Asset Management Company (AMC) into BNPP AMC and BNPP Trustee Company (TC) into BOB TC. After ..