Mutual Funds: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

RBI launched a 50,000 Crore INR Liquidity Window to support Mutual Funds

The RBI has announced a special liquidity window of 50,000 crore INR for mutual funds in light of Franklin Templeton closing down 6 of its debt funds due to lack of liquidity. High Risk Mutual Fund Mutual funds are investment vehicles where money is pooled from several investors and invested in various securities by a ..

PMS Investment size increased by SEBI

The regulator of the securities market in India, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had tightened disclosure norms on loan defaults and has increased the minimum investment limit by clients in a Portfolio Management Service (PMS) to Rs 50 lakh, from the earlier limit of Rs 25 lakh. The base net worth requirement of ..

Muthoot Finance to acquire IDBI Mutual Fund

Muthoot Finance known as the largest gold financing company in the world has entered into an agreement to acquire IDBI Asset Management Limited and IDBI Mutual Fund Trustee Company limited on 22nd November 2019. The transaction is expected to be completed by February 2020, subject to necessary regulatory approvals that will pave the way for ..

Strengthening Corporate Bond Market

The corporate bond market in India has failed to take off in spite of measures in successive budgets and at least half a dozen committees mandated by the government, the RBI and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to work out measures to develop this market. Importance of a corporate debt market In ..

What is the meaning of bulk deal?

A deal which happens under a single client code in either single or multiple transactions and involves more than 0.5% of equity shares of a company is known as a bulk deal. It can be materialised at any time during the trading hours in a day. It has the following features: The deal should involve ..

What is an Arbitrage fund?

Arbitrage Fund is a type of mutual fund that influences the differential in price in cash and derivatives market for generation of returns. The returns are in turn dependent on the asset volatility. Arbitrage Fund is usually of hybrid nature and has the possibility of investment of a good portion of the portfolio in debt ..

Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds are the investments which do not happens through traditional modes of payments like cash, property, bonds, stocks etc. Regulation 2(1)(b) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 define Alternate Investment Funds as  any fund established or incorporated in India in the form of a trust or a company ..