over 14-lakh HNI folios, while balanced funds and debt-oriented funds added 3.45 lakh and 2.72 lakh HNI folios in past six months. In AUM terms, HNI portfolio in equity-oriented funds rose 30%; in balanced funds, it rose around 14% and in debt-oriented funds by 8%. The biggest gain in HNI portfolio in AUM terms was in liquid funds, which rose 106% to nearly R12,000 crore.
About 68% of the retail AUM stayed in the equity mutual funds for more than two years, higher than 63% seen in the preceding six months. About 59% of HNI AUM stayed invested in equity mutual funds for more than two years.