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Franklin Templeton MF marks down Vodafone Idea exposure; these 6 funds take a hit
Franklin Templeton has also put upper bounds on the investment in these funds at Rs 2 lakh per day per fund per investor.
Amfi proposes a 17-point budget wish list
Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) has proposed several points for the Budget 2020 to help take Indian mutual fund Industry to next orbit of growth.
Govt mulls no tax on LTCG with 2-year holding period in Budget 2020
The government may also tweak the definition of ‘long term’ from one year to two years, people with knowledge of the discussions said. Currently, 10% tax is levied on LTCG.
Mirae Asset launches Mirae Asset Nifty Next 50 ETF
The fund is an open ended scheme replicating/tracking Nifty Next 50 Total Return Index. This will be the second ETF offering from the Mirae Asset Mutual Fund.
After a gap of 7 years, gold ETFs witness inflows in 2019
The inflows meant asset under management (AUM) of gold funds surged 26 per cent to Rs 5,768 crore at the end of December 2019 from Rs 4,571 crore at the end of December 2018.
Equity mutual fund inflows revive in December
Inflows into equity mutual funds revived in December after a three-month decline as investors pumped money into these products afresh with the stock market hitting record highs during the month.
PhonePe allows to invest in liquid mutual funds
The all-digital product will help users grow their savings by earning higher short-term FD-like returns with the ease and liquidity of a Savings Account, the company said in a press note.
Equity mutual funds saw the second lowest net inflows in 39 months
Equity mutual funds saw net inflows worth Rs 4,499 crore in December 2019, the second lowest since October 2016.
UTI Mutual Fund gets Rs 20.50 crore from Altico Capital
UTI Credit Risk Fund had an exposure of about Rs 200 crore in debt security of Altico Capital.
Mutual funds add Rs 3.15 lakh crore to asset base in 2019
The Assets Under Management growth seen by the mutual fund industry in 2019 is significantly higher than 7.5% growth witnessed in 2018.
Bonds rally as RBI surprises with pace of purchases
Yields drop after RBI announces another OMO purchase of 10-year bonds.
Bharat Bond ETF oversubscribed 1.8 times
Bharat Bond will invest only in AAA-rated public sector bonds. The ETF with a 3-year maturity will follow the Nifty Bharat Bond Index -April 2023 and the one with a 10-year maturity will follow the Nifty Bharat Bond Index – April 2030.
Investors pour money into arbitrage funds
'Investors believe arbitrage funds to be a safer bet in times of credit crisis'
Sebi proposes to discontinue usage of pool accounts for mutual fund transaction
Sebi said instances have come to light where client's funds and securities were diverted towards margin obligations or settlement obligations of itself or for some third party or for raising loan against shares on its own account.
Bharat Bond ETF oversubscribed 1.7 times; garners Rs 12,000 crore
Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund will invest only in AAA-rated bonds of public sector companies and will have target maturity structures.
Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 22:55:27 +0530
U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing it a step closer to opening its first European factory, local authorities said on Sunday.
Libyan commander's forces choke oil flows, overshadowing peace summit
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:27:38 +0530
Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar have shut off production at all Libya's major oil fields, an escalation that threatened to strangle the country's finances and overshadowed an international peace summit in Berlin on Sunday.
Jordan parliament passes draft law to ban gas imports from Israel
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:21:08 +0530
Jordan's parliament on Sunday approved a draft law to ban imports of Israeli gas to the country just days after they started under a multibillion-dollar deal struck in 2016 which is opposed by much of the population.
Qatar to build solar power plant with Total and Marubeni
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:03:31 +0530
Qatar has signed an agreement with France's Total and Japan's Marubeni to build a solar power project with capacity of about 800 megawatts (MW), Qatar's energy minister said on Sunday.
Wall Street Week Ahead: With market at record highs, eyes on reports from chipmakers
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:01:13 +0530
Reports from Netflix, Intel and Texas Instruments next week may hint at what is to come in the December quarterly earnings season, with some investors wary of possible danger signs that could knock Wall Street after its latest surge to record highs.
EU industry chief to dismiss fears strict security rules could delay 5G
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:41:34 +0530
European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton is set to dismiss claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, weighing in on an increasingly tense debate in Germany over the risk posed by China's Huawei.
India says no meeting with Malaysia in Davos as palm row simmers
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 17:33:28 +0530
India's trade minister will not meet with his Malaysian counterpart in Davos next week because of his tight schedule, an Indian trade ministry official said on Sunday, as a spat simmers between the top buyer of palm oil and its biggest supplier.
Founder of South Korean retail giant Lotte dies
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:45:19 +0530
Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho, who started manufacturing chewing gum in 1948 in Japan and built the business into South Korea's No.5 conglomerate with interests ranging from retail to chemicals, died on Sunday, the company said. He was 98.
Libya summit calls for all parties to refrain from oil hostilities
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:56:57 +0530
A summit in Germany bringing together foreign powers backing rival camps in Libya has called for all parties to refrain from hostilities against oil facilities, a draft of the final communique showed on Sunday.
China will increase imports from U.S. according to 'market principles' - official
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 13:38:22 +0530
China will negotiate with American companies and increase imports of U.S. goods and products according to market principles, an official with its state planner said on Sunday.
'You're stealing our water': Germans protest against Tesla gigafactory
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:02:56 +0530
Around 250 Germans on Saturday protested in the outskirts of Berlin where electric car startup Tesla is planning to build a gigafactory, saying its construction will endanger water supply and wildlife in the area.
McDermott International may file for bankruptcy as soon as next week - Bloomberg
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 09:23:24 +0530
Oilfield services provider McDermott International Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Police detain 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 08:45:08 +0530
Police detained 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday after the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion staged demonstrations at a car show in protest at the auto industry's role in CO2 emissions that cause climate change.
U.S. grants Chevron another three months for Venezuela operations
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 22:37:45 +0530
The U.S. Treasury Department on Saturday granted permission for Chevron Corp, the last major U.S. oil company operating in Venezuela, to continue working in the country until April 22.
Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road as Xi courts an isolated Suu Kyi
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 21:34:41 +0530
China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation, as Beijing seeks to cement its hold over a neighbour increasingly isolated by the West.
Libya's NOC declares force majeure on closed eastern ports
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 20:43:16 +0530
Libyan state oil firm NOC has declared force majeure on oil exports from the eastern ports of Brega, Ras Lanuf, Hariga, Zueitina and Es Sider, a statement said on Saturday.
With market at record highs, eyes on reports from chipmakers
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 20:29:23 +0530
Reports from Netflix, Intel and Texas Instruments next week may hint at what is to come in the December quarterly earnings season, with some investors wary of possible danger signs that could knock Wall Street after its latest surge to record highs.
Nokia October warning investigated by local FSA: newspaper report
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:13:16 +0530
Finland's Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has started an investigation into Nokia's sharp profit warning in October which sent its shares more than 20% lower, Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Saturday.
Yemen's rival powers battle over banknotes
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:57:09 +0530
Yemen's warring sides opened a new front in their five-year conflict on Saturday - a battle over old and new banknotes that threatens to create two economies in the same state.
To defuse palm row, Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:16:01 +0530
Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries, a Malaysian government spokesman told Reuters on Friday.
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