Chirag Madia

Articles By Chirag Madia

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With rise in borrowing costs, margins grew by 90bps: Ajay Srinivasan, CEO of Aditya Birla Capital | Interview

The biggest opportunity for a non-banking financial company (NBFC) currently is in the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector as the typical banking structure has always under served SMEs, says Ajay Srinivasan, CEO, Aditya

Banking & Finance News

Debt schemes: Mutual Funds exposure to DHFL group firms at Rs 6,500 crore

UTI Mutual Fund has investments of around Rs 1,540 crore in various group companies of DHFL across 36 debt schemes, while Reliance Mutual fund has an exposure of Rs 1,436 crore, data available till March 31, 2019, from Value

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Delay in repayment by 2 Essel firms: HDFC AMC gets nod to roll over FMPs

Industry players estimate that debt mutual funds have an exposure of Rs 6,000-7,000 crore to debt instruments of Essel Group companies. The debt papers of Essel Group are secured by shares of Zee Entertainment and Dish TV.

Delay in repayment by 2 Essel firms: HDFC AMC gets nod to roll over FMPs News

Essel exposure: Kotak FMP investors may lose a portion of their money at maturity

Investors in Kotak FMP Series 127, a fixed maturity plan (FMPs), which have invested in debt instruments of Essel Group companies, may not receive the full amount on maturity of the scheme.

Essel exposure: Kotak FMP investors may lose a portion of their money at maturity

Digital insurance leads to cheaper products, better service: Acko General CEO INTERVIEW

There are two key advantages for policyholders coming to Acko., he says.

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Mutual Fund schemes: Why long-term investors are on the decline

Study shows in last one year, out of 364 such schemes, 67% gave negative returns.

Money News

Debut Trade: Arvind Fashions hits upper circuit after listing at Rs 591

Amidst much confusion about its price, Arvind Fashions Ltd (AFL), the demerged entity of textile major Arvind Ltd, on Friday listed on the stock exchanges at Rs 591.

Debut Trade: Arvind Fashions hits upper circuit after listing at Rs 591

Mutual funds: Inflows into equity funds lowest in 25 months

The data from Amfi also shows that, mutual fund industry saw outflows of Rs 20,083 crore in February.

Money News

December equity mutual fund inflows lowest in 27 months

Flows into debt funds were Rs 60,628 crore in January, compared with outflows to the tune of Rs 1.52 lakh crore in December, 2018 However, inflows in January were smaller than inflows Rs 1.29 lakh crore in November 2018.

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‘Investors should look at short-term debt funds’

Investors should continue to look at short-term income funds in the current scenario and expects 10-year yields hovering around 7.15 percent -7.20 percent in the next few months

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Taxation of gratuity is different for govt and non-govt employees

Taxation of gratuity differs for govern-ment and non-government employees. Gratuity received by government emplo-yees is fully exempt from tax.

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Budget 2019: Equity market fails to hold rally, ends with small gains

Stocks in just a handful of sectors such as auto, consumer discretionary and real estate rally

Markets News

Good news! Income Tax rebate limit up at Rs 5 lakh, standard deduction at Rs 50,000

The change in the limit will save middle-class individual assessees Rs 10,000 a year each

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Mutual Funds have Rs 11,000 crore exposure in Essel Group firms

Over Rs 8,000 crore of the total exposure is currently held by 150 debt schemes by the top fund houses.

Markets News

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.

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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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