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Responding to coronavirus crisis, RBI slashes rates
The Reserve Bank of India slashed interest rates on Friday, following other central banks that have taken emergency measures to counter the economic fallout from the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.
Tata Arbitrage Fund re-opens for fresh subscriptions
Arbitrage funds look to benefit from the price anomalies between the cash and futures markets.
L&T Mutual Fund launches 2 Nifty index funds
These open-ended index funds seek to replicate the performance of the Nifty 50 index and Nifty Next 50 index and operate mostly in the large cap space.
Coronavirus scare: Mutual fund houses to allow only online transactions for now
Association of Mutual Funds in India or Amfi said that mutual fund houses will allow only online transactions through various electronic modes for now, as they have been asked to close their collection centres / branch offices from today.
5 mutual funds that fell less than the Nifty
Here are five schemes that have fallen lesser than the Nifty in the turmoil.
MFs seek support from RBI as liquid funds see sharp rise in redemptions
Amfi has urged the central bank to reinstate the liquidity window to mutual funds to help them tide over the current liquidity crisis.
Mutual funds add 3 lakh investor accounts in February
In January, the industry added 14 lakh folios and in December, the number was over 6 lakh. Mutual fund houses added just 2.6 lakh investor accounts in November.
No work-from-home for mutual funds
Financial intermediaries depend on trading terminals for price updates and feeds in order to place bets.
Investment via SIP rises 5.2% to over Rs 8,500 crore in Feb
According to the data, SIP contribution in February stood at Rs 8,513 crore, which was higher than Rs 8,095 crore clocked in the same month last year.
Sensex tanks 811 points; Nifty ends below 9,000
Equity benchmark BSE Sensex plunged 811 points in fag-end selloff on Tuesday after a see-saw session as the coronavirus pandemic-led recession fears kept investors jittery.
Liquid, other debt mutual funds see Rs 28,000-crore outflow in February
​​Although most individual categories that invest in fixed-income securities or debt funds saw inflows, outflows from liquid, overnight and credit risk categories were significant enough to negate most of the positive flows in other segments.
Index funds seek relief on Yes Bank lock-in
The final reconstruction scheme for Yes Bank mandates a lock-in for existing shareholders up to 75% of their holding for three years. This means these passive funds will have to hold most of their Yes Bank shares even if the lender is not part of the Nifty.
US Fed slashes rates to near zero to cushion coronavirus blow
Fed said it could increase bond-buying and use other tools to support market functioning.
Coronavirus effect: Inflows into gold ETF hit all-time high of Rs 1,483 crore in Feb
The latest inflow comes amid a sell-off in broader market and sharp plunge in international crude oil prices.
Nippon India MF expresses concern over RBI's proposal to write-down YES Bank perpetual bonds
Nippon India Mutual Fund has termed the RBI's proposal to write-down the perpetual bonds issued by Yes Bank as unprecedented and expressed concerns about its implications on investors.
Graphic: Three months that shook global markets
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:03:42 +0530
How much damage has the coronavirus and the oil price collapse inflicted on global financial markets this year? Put simply, it has probably been the most destructive sell-off since the Great Depression.
Bracing for the worst from U.S. earnings in a pandemic
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:45:30 +0530
Investors are desperate for clarity on U.S. corporate profits as the coronavirus pandemic has forced them to lower expectations ahead of the first-quarter reporting period starting in mid-April.
Relief Therapeutics, NeuroRx get FDA nod to start coronavirus trial
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:41:30 +0530
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has authorised the start of a mid-stage trial by U.S.-Israeli NeuroRx and Relief Therapeutics for the use of Aviptadil to treat Acute Respiratory Distress in coronavirus patients.
IndiaNivesh shuts portfolio management business, citing coronavirus
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:40:17 +0530
IndiaNivesh Investment Managers has decided to wind up its portfolio management business due to fallout from the coronavirus, becoming one of the first casualties of the current market meltdown in India.
World’s largest glove maker sees shortage as coronavirus fight spikes
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:35:00 +0530
Malaysia’s Top Glove Corporation Bhd, which makes one in every five gloves globally, expects a product shortage as demand from Europe and the United States spikes because of the widening coronavirus outbreak is exceeding its capacity.
Coronavirus crisis puts EU credibility on the line, says France
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:41:35 +0530
How the European Union responds to the coronavirus outbreak will determine its future credibility, a French minister said on Sunday, after the bloc failed to agree last week on measures to cushion the economic blow.
Governments, central banks must boost efforts to help economies cope with crisis - BIS chief
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:21:55 +0530
Governments and central banks need to step up efforts urgently to support their economies in the face of the coronavirus crisis, the head of the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday.
Britain orders 10,000 ventilators in fight against coronavirus -source
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:39:39 +0530
Britain has placed an order for 10,000 ventilators to be made by a consortium of companies including Ford , Airbus and Rolls-Royce as part of efforts to fight the coronavirus, an industry source told Reuters.
Worry, problems and strife: Investors fear markets not out of woods despite big rally
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:07:06 +0530
After a brutal meltdown, some investors have been wading back into U.S. stocks. But others are wary of another leg down as the coronavirus spreads and its economic impact is difficult to predict.
Exclusive: Qatar Airways says it will need state support as cash runs out
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:30:22 +0530
Qatar Airways will have to seek government support eventually, Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters on Sunday, warning that the Middle East carrier could soon run out of the cash needed to continue flying.
Bouygues Telecom backs down on partial unemployment plans, says union
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:42:24 +0530
Bouygues Telecom has reversed a decision to put more than 800 of its client advisers into partial unemployment, allowing the employees instead to work from home during the coronavirus outbreak, the CFDT trade union said.
German health institute warns pandemic could overstretch system -paper
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:39:30 +0530
Germany's health system could face strains similar to those in Italy if the coronavirus outbreak in the country worsens, the head of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the federal agency responsible for disease control, told a newspaper.
Novartis CEO says Malaria drug is biggest hope against coronavirus - SonntagsZeitung
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:57:52 +0530
Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said his Sandoz generics unit's malaria, lupus and arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine is the company's biggest hope against the coronavirus, Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung reported on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia assures India of uninterrupted LPG supply: Dharmendra Pradhan
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:55:17 +0530
India's oil minister said on Sunday that he had discussed global oil market developments with Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and Aramco's Chief Executive Amin Nasser as well as uninterrupted LPG supplies to India.
Detroit auto show canceled due to coronavirus
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 08:19:28 +0530
Organizers canceled the Detroit auto show on Saturday citing the coronavirus pandemic, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency set to tap the convention center venue into a temporary field hospital.
Japan's economy minister says Olympic postponement to push back trillions of yen in demand
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:25:33 +0530
The government's stimulus package will take into account the fact that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games will push back several trillions of yen worth of demand until next year, Japan's economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Sunday.
Rosneft's Venezuelan oil loads cancelled due to sanctions, tankers leave empty - data
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:19:44 +0530
Three large crude carriers (VLCCs) chartered by units of Russian oil major Rosneft to transport Venezuelan oil left Caribbean waters empty on Saturday after the cargoes were cancelled due to sanctions, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and a document from Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA.
Rosneft sells Venezuelan assets to Russia after U.S. sanctions ramp up
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:19:44 +0530
Russia's largest oil producer, Rosneft, said on Saturday it had terminated operations in Venezuela and sold the assets linked to its operations in the South American nation to an unnamed company owned by the Russian government.
Abbott wins U.S. approval for test that can detect coronavirus in minutes
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:49:02 +0530
Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it won U.S. marketing approval for a diagnostic test for the coronavirus that can deliver results to patients within minutes and be used in physicians offices and urgent care clinics, as well as hospitals.
UK to help stricken businesses by easing regulation
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:15:37 +0530
Britain will ease the regulations for stricken businesses to help them survive the coronavirus crisis, including simplifying the insolvency system to keep companies trading, Business Secretary Alok Sharma said on Saturday.
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