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FIIs offload shares worth $4.73 billion since July, worst quarterly selloff in 20 years
India Ratings believes foreign funds flow into India is expected to remain under pressure.
Mutual fund AUM rises 4% to Rs 25.47 lakh crore in August
In the first five months of FY20, the industry's asset base increased by Rs 1.68 lakh crore, Care Ratings said in its report.
Mutual fund SIPs collect Rs 8,231 crore in August, 7.5% higher yoy
Total SIP contribution in the first five months of the current fiscal rose to Rs 41,098 crore.
Motilal Oswal Group launches SIP for employees
All confirmed and on-roll employees of Motilal Oswal Group are eligible for MOGSIP
PGIM debt funds’ NAV falls up to 30%
PGIM, formerly DHFL Pramerica, said the NCDs of Reliance Broadcast are backed by pledged shares of Reliance Nippon Asset Management.
RIL, DMart, Britannia top mutual funds' shopping list in August
The top 10 fund houses have incrementally invested Rs 4,970 crore in the stock in August.
UTI Credit Risk Fund to segregate portfolio of Altico Capital
Upon recovery of money from Altico Capital India in the segregated portfolio it will be distributed to the investors in proportion to their holding
Mutual funds add around 5 lakh folios in Aug, total tally reaches to 8.53-cr
Folios are numbers designated to individual investor accounts. An investor can have multiple folios.
Here are the stocks that top mutual fund houses bought this month
“Indian equities are offering good value,” says Prashant Jain, ED & CIO of HDFC AMC.
Mark-to-market valuation likely for all debt securities
The move could dim the popularity of products such as liquid schemes.
Gold ETFs register first inflow in 9 months in Aug at Rs 145 crore on higher gold prices
There has been a significant uptick both in terms of month-on-month and year-on-year basis.
Essel group makes partial repayment to mutual fund houses
Essel Group raised Rs 4,200 crore by selling 11% in Zee Entertainment to global fund Invesco Oppenheimer.
DHFL repays entire dues to DSP Mutual Fund, schemes’ NAVs rise
DSP Mutual Fund had an exposure of Rs 150 crore to commercial papers (CPs) issued by DHFL with scheduled maturity on June 25, 2019.
Mutual fund SIP collection falls marginally to Rs 8,231 crore in August
SIP AUM on the other hand has risen from Rs 2.69 lakh crore in July to Rs 2.71 lakh crore in August
Mutual fund houses step up hiring to keep pace with expansion drive
Domestic fund houses said they are focusing on getting retail assets by penetrating deeper into India.
India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:49:42 +0530
India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns.
From oil shocks to funding strains, Fed confronts new complexities
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:48:38 +0530
The Federal Reserve will conclude its latest policy meeting on Wednesday buffeted by conflicting economic data, under steady pressure from the White House for steep interest rate cuts, and confronted as well with an unexpected jump in overnight borrowing costs that may require action on its own.
Hip hope: Universal Music opens Southeast Asia HQ betting on rap
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:44:04 +0530
Korea brought the world K-Pop. India, the music of Bollywood. Could the chaotic, fast-growing region of Southeast Asia be a new hotbed for hip hop?
Garments for lease: 'rental' apparel brings new wrinkles for retail stores
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:43:46 +0530
Lisa Batitto, 54, says she has virtually stopped buying clothes ever since she started renting them.
Apple taps recycled rare earth elements for iPhone parts
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:41:17 +0530
Apple Inc's new iPhones will use recycled rare earth elements in a key component, the company said on Wednesday.
Exclusive: London Metal Exchange to delay ban on tainted metal until 2025 - sources
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:40:03 +0530
The London Metal Exchange (LME) will postpone plans to ban metal tainted by human rights abuses until 2025, giving producers three more years to comply with guidelines and the exchange time to rethink its approach, industry sources said.
Wall Street ticks lower as FedEx warns on profit; Fed on tap
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:28:40 +0530
U.S. stocks edged lower at open on Wednesday, pressured by FedEx's warning on full-year profit, while investors waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
Trump orders more Iran curbs as Saudi readies attack evidence
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:27:19 +0530
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran in the latest U.S. move to pressure Tehran, which U.S. officials say probably carried out a crippling weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities.
E-cigarettes use not included in India ban, will defend any court challenge: official
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:04:58 +0530
India's ban on electronic cigarettes will not apply to use of such devices and the government was prepared to defend its decision if it's challenged in a court, a senior health ministry official told Reuters on Wednesday.
Oil extends declines after Saudi pledge to restore lost output
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:03:04 +0530
Oil prices retreated on Wednesday, extending the previous day's declines after Saudi Arabia said it would quickly restore full production following last weekend's attacks on its facilities.
Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:58:57 +0530
Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and potentially cause layoffs, industry associations said on Wednesday.
Trump says he has ordered substantial increase of Iran sanctions
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:58:30 +0530
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran.
India open to selling part of Air India to foreign airline: sources
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:55:25 +0530
India's government is open to selling a partial stake in debt-laden state-run carrier Air India to a foreign airline, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
France to host pilot plant for Franco-German battery consortium - source
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:53:22 +0530
France will host a pilot plant to make electric car batteries, a French Finance Ministry source said, part of a pan-European project to rival Asia's dominance of the battery market.
U.S. housing starts, building permits hit 12-year high
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:51:16 +0530
U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction increased, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market.
Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:45:54 +0530
Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children.
FedEx tumbles on weak 2020 outlook, brokers cut price targets
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:35:56 +0530
Shares of FedEx Corp fell about 12% on Wednesday after the package delivery company slashed its 2020 profit outlook, blaming weaker international activity, trade tensions and its split with client-turned-competitor
Airbus revises up jet demand, warns of 'lose-lose' tariff war
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:33:54 +0530
Airbus raised its 20-year forecast for jetliner demand on Wednesday despite expected slower growth in traffic, as it predicts airlines will replace ageing fleets with smaller, more fuel-efficient new planes.
Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:16:10 +0530
Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a dispute that is key to the EU's drive to collect more taxes but which could also run for years.
India's monsoon rains above-average for third straight week: IMD
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:47:27 +0530
Monsoon rains in India in the week through to Wednesday were above average for a third straight week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, with floods hitting many districts in the central parts of the country and damaging crops such as soybean and pulses.
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