What is a Mutual Fund Asset Management Company (AMC)?

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Mutual Fund Asset Management Company (AMC) May be appointed/established by Mutual Fund sponsor or Trustee. The AMC looks after the day to day activity of the assets of the Mutual Funds.


What is New Fund Offer (NFO) and should you invest in it?


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New Fund Offer (NFO)
New Fund Offer (NFO) is used by AMC's to offer a scheme to the public for the first time.It contains details of the Mutual Fund scheme offered and in a way it can be compared to an IPO.



What is Statement of Additional Information (SAI), why does investor need to read it?


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Statement of Additional Information (SAI) is a document which gives out statuary information about all the schemes of an AMC.


What Is Scheme Information Document (SID) and why should investor read it?

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Scheme Information Document (SID) is prepared by an AMC for a particular Mutual Fund scheme and submitted to SEBI for approval.It contains exhaustive details of the scheme, which the AMC modifies or updates from time to time as mandated by SEBI.





What is Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) Mutual Fund and its benefits?

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Equity Linked Saving Scheme (ELSS) Mutual Fund are a product designed for helping an investor achieve the twin goals of tax saving and wealth building. They are easy to understand and easy to invest.


What is FATCA declaration and how to do it?

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 FATCA refers to Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. It is a way of confirming by Mutual Fund to ensure that you are paying taxes only in India and not in any other country.


How are mutual funds regulated in India?

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Mutual Funds in India are a well regulated and professionally managed set up who follow rules and regulations by SEBI.


How is a Mutual Fund set up in India?

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Mutual Fund is a professionally managed asset which is handled by an asset management company, it includes money from a group of individuals, and invested in assets as mandated by the fund. It is set up in a Multi-tiered structure with sufficient regulatory protections.



What is the difference between Mutual Fund direct plan and regular plan?


Mutual Fund direct plan vs regular plan

There are two ways of investing in Mutual Funds.

What is Mutual Fund Registrar and Transfer Agent and what are its roles?

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A Registrar and Transfer (R&T ) agent is an institution or an intermediary which looks after the backend paperwork of the Mutual Fund.It helps the Mutual Fund House in reducing the workload and smoothening the process of investment related work.

What is Mutual Fund Sharpe Ratio and how is it helpful to investor?

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Sharpe Ratio uses Standard Deviation of Mutual Fund and after taking into account the risk taken by the fund denotes the returns of the fund. It was invented by Nobel laureate William Forsyth Sharpe of America.


What is Standard Deviation in Mutual Fund and its use for selection of Mutual Fund?

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Standard deviation is a statistical value by which one can find as to how much a Mutual Fund has deviated from its average returns. It is one of the factors to be taken into account while selecting a Mutual Fund.



What is Mutual Fund R-squared and how does it help investor?

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R-squared is a statistical value which is used to find out how correlated a Mutual Fund is with its Benchmark.the R-squared is used to check the reliability of BETA of the Mutual Fund.


What is Alpha and Beta in Mutual Fund ?


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Mutual Fund Alpha and Beta are a measure of its risk profile. they are amongst many other variables which help in making investment decisions.Beta denotes the risk due to volatility and Alpha is the returns generated as per beta of the fund.


What is Sortino Ratio of Mutual Fund and its use for investors?

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Mutual Fund Sortino Ratio

Mutual Fund Sortino Ratio is calculated by making modifications to Mutual Fund Sharpe Ratio. It uses downside volatility effect on Mutual Fund returns.


What is Mutual Fund Treynor Ratio and why investor needs to know it?

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Mutual Fund Treynor Ratio

Like Mutual Fund Sharpe Ratio, Treynor Ratio also measures the risk-adjusted returns of Mutual Fund. It was developed by Jack Lawrence Treynor of America.


What is an Entry Load and an Exit load in Mutual Fund?

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Entry Load And Exit Loads In Mutual Fund.

The cost of investing in Mutual Fund is dependent on the various charges, some fixed some recurring.As an investor, it is important to know what are entry and exits loads in Mutual Fund.Entry load is the charge that is levied by a Mutual Fund at the time of investing or buying a scheme.[It has been discontinued now.]. Exit load is the charge that a Mutual Fund levies during exiting or selling the units of the mutual fund.


What is SEBI Investor Protection And Education Fund(IPEF) ?

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SEBI Investor Protection And Education Fund (IPEF).



Mutual Fund Basics

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Mutual Fund Definition.

It's a professionally managed asset which is handled by an asset management company, it includes money from a group of individuals and invested in assets as mandated by the fund.


5 Important Steps You Need To Know For Effective Financial Manangement.

5 Important Steps You Need To Know For Effective Financial Management.


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Most important part of any individual's life is the financial safety and security. it is important to have a financial plan to tide over tough times in life. it is not only important to earn well and save well, but it is equally important to invest well so that financial future can be secured.
following are the 5 financial management steps to secure financial future.