Since Jan 1, 2013, all open ended mutual fund schemes including equity and debt fund started to offer Direct Plans alongside with the Regular Plans. This started an era of self-investing in mutual funds without the assistance of financial advisors or need to visit a distributor for investing into a mutual fund by investors. After the introduction of the direct plan in transformative reform measures by SEBI in September 2012, its popularity has increased with the retail investors. It
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Indian Mutual Fund Industry has come a long way since its introduction in 1963. From a single asset management company enjoying a total monopoly of the sector to a range of diversified products being offered by both domestic and global companies. With time, the domestic MFI have innovated themselves to suit the most modern needs of the investor. One such reform happened in mutual fund sector in 2013 was the introduction of Direct Plan by SEBI.
The introduction of Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in the mutual fund is regarded as one the major breakthrough in the sector. It has helped to attract a new class of investors in the sector who were not comfortable to invest a lump sum at a time. SIP in mutual fund first was launched on December 4, 2010, through BSE Star MF platform. Today, it has around 1.52 crore active SIP accounts that have contributed Rs 43,921
Taxes has always raised eyebrows of peoples and are more concerned about reducing its impact. Taxation on investment reduces the net impact of return on investment. This post discusses mutual funds taxation in detail with focus on Equity Funds Taxation, Debt Funds Taxation, SIP Taxation, Balanced Funds Taxation, Index Funds Taxation , Mutual Fund Dividend Treatment/Taxation and ELSS Taxation.
Unlike interest from Fixed deposit which is taxed according to the income tax slab of the depositor,
Birla Sunlife Mutual Fund is one of the premier fund houses in the country. It was established in 1994 as a joint venture between Aditya Birla group and Sunlife Financial Inc of Canada. Birla Sunlife Mutual Fund factsheet is the monthly scorecard of all the mutual fund schemes run by Aditya Birla Sunlife Mutual Fund. Before we get into the details of factsheet for Birla mutual fund. lets have an introduction to Birla Sunlife
Kotak mutual fund which was earlier called Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund. Kotak Mutual fund is one of the premier asset management company in India. Kotak Mutual Fund offers schemes across the spectrum of fund categories. Kotak mutual fund fact sheet helps you review performance of Kotak mutual funds.
Kotak mutual fund fact sheet what should you look for
Kotak mutual fund fact sheet gives you the summary of the performance of all Kotak mutual fund schemes here are
ICICI Prudential mutual fund is India’s largest mutual fund company in India. It is a joint venture between ICICI Bank and Prudential Plc of UK. ICICI Bank is one of the most venerable financial institutions in India. ICICI prudential mutual fund was set up in 1993 and offers schemes across the spectrum like debt funds, equity funds, diversified funds.
What does ICICI Pru Mutual Fund factsheet tell you
ICICI Pru Mutual Fund fact sheet tells you the
ELSS and Mutual funds are similar in nature but serve a completely different purpose to investors. In this post, we discuss ELSS vs mutual funds difference, comparison and review.
Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS)
Equity Linked Saving scheme (ELSS) are open-ended equity mutual fund scheme with the benefit of taxation under Income tax section 80C. The investment made in ELSS are tax exempted up to Rs 150000 under section 80C. These are diversified equity fund suitable for investors
Index funds or Index mutual funds are essentially mutual funds in which investments are made in stocks which track a particular index in the stock market. An index like Nifty 50 or BSE 100. So in a way, they replicate underlying Index. To know more about index funds review our detailed post on Index funds.
Differences Between Mutual Funds and Index Funds.
- Index funds can generally come in two forms Index mutual funds or ETFs
- Index mutual