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‘Fund managers moving to equities from cash’
About 230 fund managers with $700-billion worth of assets under management participated in the survey.
Investors press exit button; withdraw money from gold ETFs in Oct to book profit
Gold ETFs have witnessed an inflow in just five months in the last six years.
Mutual fund assets surge on higher flows into liquid schemes
This is the eleventh month, where SIP inflows are hovering above the Rs 8,000-crore mark.
Monthly inflows into equity schemes fell marginally in October, shows Amfi data
The large cap mutual fund category also saw a dip in monthly inflow, from Rs 1,559.53 crore in September to Rs 1,182 crore in October.
Sebi asks MFs to create separate portfolios for unrated debt defaults
The directive comes against the backdrop of liquidity woes in the NBFC sector raising concerns about mutual fund investment in such stressed companies.
Sensex rallies 222 pts to close at fresh record high
The broader NSE Nifty briefly reclaimed the 12,000 level, before finishing at 11,966.05, showing a gain of 48.85 points, or 0.41 per cent.
Sebi issues circular on Aadhaar e-KYC for investors
The circular mentions about the requirements to be fulfilled by entities registered with the UIDAI as KYC User Agency (KUA) as well as for sub-KUA.
Mutual fund draft NFOs touch 125 so far this year
The draft documents for 125 NFOs have been submitted with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi). Interestingly, many mutual fund companies are looking at index funds and global funds.
Mutual funds grow in strength as foreign funds take a step back
Despite heavy selling by FPIs, markets, have managed to increase to new highs.
Fed cuts rates by 25bps, hints at a pause
The US FOMC cited the implications of global developments in deciding to lower interest rates.
Fed expected to cut rates, but resilient economy may signal pause ahead
Inflation ticked higher to 2.2%, slightly above the US Fed's 2% annual target.
Sensex rallies 220 points to reclaim 40,000 mark
After hitting a high of 40,178.12, the 30-share index ended 220.03 points, or 0.55 per cent, higher at 40,051.87. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty jumped 57.25 points or 0.49 per cent to close at 11,844.10.
Stocks rally for third day on tax cut hopes
The Sensex climbed 582 points to end at 39,831.84, its highest close since July 2.
IDBI Bank looks to sell mutual fund arm to Edelweiss
The total asset under management (AUM) of IDBI Mutual Fund declined to Rs 5,381 crore as on September 30, 2019.
Nippon India AMC Q2 profit rises 20% to Rs 137 crore
Nippon Mutual Fund also saw a rise in the digital purchase transactions by 54% to 3.69 lakh. Digital contributes around 45% of new purchase transactions.
Icahn takes stake in HP, pushes for merger with Xerox - WSJ
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:38:20 +0530
Activist investor Carl Icahn has bought a $1.2 billion stake in HP Inc and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with printer maker Xerox Corp , arguing that a union could yield big profits for investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Sensex, Nifty fall on inflation data; telecom worries hurt banks
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:27:24 +0530
Indian shares edged lower on Thursday, after retail inflation breached the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) medium-term target of 4% for the first time in 15 months, while lenders fretted about a possible insolvency of Vodafone Idea .
Gold gains as weak China data weighs on risk appetite
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:15:50 +0530
Gold prices inched up on Thursday as Asian equities turned lower after weaker-than-expected economic data out of China weighed on risk appetite, boosting demand for safe-haven assets.
Global Markets: Asian stocks retreat as China's growth slowdown deepens
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:06:24 +0530
Asian stocks fell on Thursday after soft Chinese economic data showed the trade war between Beijing and Washington hitting growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Factbox: New BHP CEO Henry to drive efficiencies, focus on social licence
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:53:41 +0530
Global miner BHP Group Ltd on Thursday appointed 16-year company veteran Mike Henry as its new chief executive from Jan. 1 next year, replacing Andrew Mackenzie.
Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims - Bloomberg
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:53:19 +0530
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs's response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc's credit card, suggesting it should pull down the algorithm if it cannot be explained, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
SoftBank's Yahoo Japan confirms merger talks with Line, shares jump
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:51:38 +0530
SoftBank's Yahoo Japan, one of Japan's top internet firms, confirmed it is in talks to merge with Line Corp , a $27 billion union that would bring the messaging app operator under the SoftBank umbrella as it expands e-commerce and payments services.
Global miner BHP taps Australia head Henry as new CEO
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:30:02 +0530
BHP Group Ltd on Thursday named its Australian head Mike Henry to succeed Andrew Mackenzie as the miner's chief executive, shunning calls from some investors for fresh blood from outside the Anglo Australian giant.
Jobs at risk as China's services sector feels heat of trade war
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:04:02 +0530
Annual profits at China's Ningbo S-Power International Logistics Co are down a sharp 40% year-on-year, and export orders have also fallen at a similarly dizzying rate.
Japan's economy nearly stalls in third-quarter, growth at one-year low as trade war bites
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:57:07 +0530
Japan's economy ground to a near standstill in the third quarter with growth at its weakest in a year as the U.S.-China trade war and soft global demand knocked exports, keeping pressure on policymakers to ramp up stimulus to bolster a fragile recovery.
Oil rises after OPEC's Barkindo says U.S. shale growth may slow in 2020
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:53:17 +0530
Oil prices rose on Thursday after industry data showed a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories while comments from an OPEC official about lower-than-expected U.S. shale production growth in 2020 also provided some support for oil.
As recession takes hold, Hong Kong banks worry about risk of easier mortgage rules
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:50:06 +0530
Even as Hong Kong has reduced down-payment requirements to help young professionals and families to buy homes, banks are beefing up mortgage application standards to ensure that a recession does not saddle them with bad loans, bankers and mortgage brokers said.
China's economy grinds lower as October indicators miss forecasts
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:48:12 +0530
China's industrial output grew significantly slower than expected in October, as weakness in global and domestic demand and the drawn-out Sino-U.S. trade war weighed on activity in the world's second-largest economy.
BRICS leaders rail against 'bullying' protectionism
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:51:13 +0530
Leaders of the BRICS group of emerging economies on Wednesday criticised what they view as politically motivated protectionism at a time of a global slowdown and said their countries are doing their best to counter the trend.
Billionaire Hikvision director named in Chinese disclosure probe
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:25:42 +0530
China's securities regulator is investigating one of the country's richest men for alleged violation of disclosure rules as a director of surveillance camera giant Hikvision , the company said.
Australian jobs suffer biggest drop in three years, argue for more stimulus
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:23:37 +0530
Australian employment suffered its sharpest fall in three years last month, data showed on Thursday, underlining the need for urgent stimulus to revive economic activity and wages.
Love of cash hinders India's move to digital economy
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:18:47 +0530
India's dependency on cash may slow the country's transition to digital payments despite large numbers of internet and mobile phone users.
Oil rises on decline in U.S. crude stocks, Fed comments on economy
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:49:33 +0530
Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending gains from the previous session, as an industry report showing a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles last week added to positive comments by the U.S. Federal Reserve head on the U.S. economy.
Japan's economy nearly stalls in third quarter, growth at one-year low as trade war bites
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:42:18 +0530
Japan's economy grew at the slowest pace in a year in the third quarter as the U.S.-China trade war and soft global demand knocked exports, keeping policymakers under pressure to ramp up fiscal and monetary stimulus to bolster a fragile recovery.
Japan economy minister: Weak exports affected by worsening ties with South Korea
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:12:33 +0530
Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Thursday that worsening relations with South Korea had a "big impact" on exports in the July-September quarter, which fell 0.7% from the previous quarter.
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