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Commission Disclosures: A Half-baked Effort

While the act of disclosing commissions is not likely to be detrimental to the industry per se, doing so in a manner that's so ambiguous is likely to breed distrust between even well-meaning intermediaries who earn wafer thin commissions, and their clients

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Unleashing The Power Of Focus

Over the past five years, ICICI Prudential Focused Bluechip Equity Fund has delivered stellar returns of 15.32% per annum, beating the benchmark by close to 4.5% per annum

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The Name's Bond… Strategic Bond!

Don't make the mistake of assuming that DSPBR-SBF is suitable for a short term investment horizon. Enter the fund with a minimum time horizon of three years. That way, you'll benefit from the increased tax efficiency as well

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Disclosure Conundrum

The implementation of the commission disclosure norms later this year is likely to further impact the motivation of the MF distribution community, which is already on a fairly weak wicket. It is estimated that only one in five registered distributors are actually selling MFs

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Yes Bank Gets Sebi Nod For Mutual Fund, AMC Business

Private sector lender Yes Bank on Wednesday said it has received an in-principle approval from the capital markets regulator Sebi to sponsor a mutual fund and to set up an asset management company and a trustee company

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Budget Expectations: Include Mutual Funds As Part Of Jan Dhan Yojna

With the Government taking steps towards financial inclusion with its Jan Dhan Yojna, we feel that there is a strong case for making MFs a part of this programme to help increase the reach of the common man to the capital markets.

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Future Ready

Most investors make their investment decisions purely on past performance, that is, returns. The trouble with such an approach is that it often fails to suggest how the fund will perform going forward. Analysts and fund trackers must consider factors beyond just performance and focus on more critical parameters. Morningstar calls these parameters the five key pillars — Parent, People, Process, Performance and Price.

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