Chirag Madia

Interview to select chairman, MD of LIC on January 4

Interview for the selection of chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and managing director will be held in Delhi on January 4.

Industry News

Worst performance: Nearly 69 per cent equity plans give negative returns in 1 year

In terms of sectoral returns, the infrastructure sector saw its category average at -17.58%, with all the 23 schemes giving negative returns.

Markets News

Playing safe: Equity investments by mutual funds slow in November

Equity funds bought shares worth around Rs 2,500 crore up to November 28, their lowest since February 2017.

Markets News

Equity mutual fund folios surge; rise 30% in last one year

The number of folios in equity schemes till October stood at 4.87 crore against 3.73 crore in October last year, an increase of 1.14 crore folios

Markets News

Showing a slide! New SIPs registration falls in Oct

At 9.35 lakh, addition slowest in six months; value contribution, however, continues to rise.

investment in market, how to invest in stocks, invetment News

Mutual funds: Not mutually beneficial

Close to 65% of a total 380 mutual fund equity schemes have posted negative returns in the last one year. A number of the worst-performing funds are infra sector funds.

Money News

Equity funds: 54 of 65 schemes give negative returns in last 1 year

Sundaram Small Cap Fund, HSBC Small Cap Equity Fund and Aditya Birla Sun Life Small Cap Fund are among the worst-performing equity schemes over the past year, having lost anywhere between 21% and 24%.

Money News

Exodus from liquid funds: Companies, banks pull out Rs 2 lakh crore fearing cash crunch

The redemptions by companies and banks were fuelled by a liquidity scare in the wake of the near-collapse of infrastructure financier IL&FS.

Economy News

Mutual Funds: No tax required to be paid on gift deed

A residential open plot was self acquired by my elder brother in 1979. Ground floor was constructed in 1982 and first floor in 1998.

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Investors hope of thinking big with small, crash. Small & mid-cap mutual funds post poor returns in 2018

A study by FE shows close to three-fourths of all stocks with a market capitalisation of Rs 1,000 crore or more have lost value since January.

Money News

Bhamashah: PSU insurer walks out due to breach of contract leading to huge frauds?

A near five-fold increase in claims since the current phase of Rajasthan’s Bhamashah insurance scheme amid allegations of large-scale fraud by hospitals, has resulted in PSU insurance firm The New India Assurance (NIA) Comp

Industry News

Kerala floods: Insurers see claims crossing Rs 1,000 crore

As floodwaters have started to recede in parts of Kerala, insurance companies expect claims from the affected people to cross Rs 1,000 crore. On Monday, the Centre declared the deluge as a ‘calamity of severe nature’. So

Kerala floods: Insurers see claims crossing Rs 1,000 crore

UTI: Fresh salvo by SBI even as government talks peace

State Bank of India has fired a fresh salvo in the battle of control over UTI even as the government and UTI’s largest investor, US investment firm T Rowe Price (TRP), are trying to hammer out a peace settlement.

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Ayushman Bharat: PM Narendra Modi’s ambitious health scheme to face soaring costs

While Rajasthan’s existing Bhamashah offers Rs 5 lakh cover for Rs 1,263, Chhattisgarh’s Rs 50,000 cover costs as much as Rs 1,100.

India News

Most mutual funds schemes underperform as 70% of stocks with market cap of Rs 1,000 crore are trading in red

With the broad market performing poorly in 2018 so far and 70% of all stocks with a market capitalisation of Rs 1,000 crore or more trading in the red, most mutual fund schemes are under-performing.

stocks, stock market, mid cap, mf News

I can’t remain CEO when the board is divided: MD of UTI AMC

While the government and T.Rowe Price (TRP) negotiate a possible truce after the US investment firm went to court, UTI’s managing director has made it clear he plans to leave when his term is over on Monday.

T Rowe Price, UTI AMC, US investment firm, FDI, TRP control, PSU,  HDFC, CAGR News

Investor relations: US investor sues government over UTI

Alleges PSUs trying to control board & ignoring trustees who are responsible under Sebi rules

Industry News

Investors should have 50% of allocation to debt funds, says CEO of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC

One should expect another 50-basis-point rate hike in the current financial year, says A Balasubramanian, CEO at Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited.

CaFE Invest News

Sensex, Nifty at lifetime high, but nearly two dozen large-cap funds underperform turning in negative returns

Benchmark indices are at lifetime highs but nearly two dozen large-cap funds have under-performed the markets this year with a dozen turning in negative returns, data from Morningstar shows.

Markets News

Sensex, Nifty hit new high, but large cap funds fail to make it big in H1 2018

Even as broader equity indices in the country have touched new highs, several large-cap funds have underperformed in the first six months of the current calendar year.

finance, money, cash News

LIC nominee not independent: TRP

The simmering battle at the country’s sixth largest mutual fund, UTI, has erupted into a full-scale war, and the mutual fund’s proposed initial public offering (IPO) could be the first casualty with its managing director

Industry News

NHPM scheme: Bhamashah means higher premiums

Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company has made the lowest bid for Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) for the state of Nagaland at Rs 444 per family.

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Right pricing will ensure NHPS premium at around Rs 2,500, says MD of The New India Assurance

Indian non-life insurance industry will probably have premium income worth R10 lakh crore by 2030, according to G Srinivasan, chairman and managing director of The New India Assurance.

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IRDAI meet to decide on reinsurance regulations

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) is expected to take a final decision on new reinsurance regulations in its board meeting scheduled on Friday.

Industry News

SBI/LIC pitch for UTI chairmanship

US investor T Rowe Price complains to finance ministry which refers case to Sebi

Industry News

One more rate hike strong possibility in next two policy meets, says Amandeep Chopra of UTI Asset Management Company

The one risk which we are getting conscious about is the impact on corporate credit quality in a rising interest rate environment, says Amandeep Chopra, group president and head-Fixed Income, UTI Asset Management Company (AMC

corporate credit quality, UTI Asset Management Company, interest rate, debt market News

Hospitals ask government to review rates for treatment packages under NHPS

Recently government has finalized the rates for 1,354 packages which will be covered under NHPS and the cost of rates for several diseases is lower than prevailing market rates.

NHPS, hospitals ask govt to review rates, treatment packages, National Health Protection Scheme  News
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