Should you invest in algorithm-based quant mutual funds?

Many equity fund managers have found it difficult to beat the market in recent years. In such a scenario, is an analytics-driven programme to handle a mutual fund portfolio the answer? This is the premise behind quant funds that adopt a rules-based, data-driven approach to build a portfolio of stocks. Fund houses seem keen to […]

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How UPI is making mutual fund investments faster

By offering UPI, mutual fund investment houses are trying to reduce the time for investing in a scheme to within 24 hours. Photo: iStockphoto As digital transactions slowly but surely gain steam in the country, mutual funds too are opening up newer digital avenues for investors. The aim is to make investing as easier as […]

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Mutual fund investment platform Nivesh.com raises angel round

Noida-based Providential Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs mass market mutual fund investment platform Nivesh.com, has raised an angel round from VCCircle founder PV Sahad, former head of investor relations at Infosys Sandeep Shroff and Right Global Infosolutions CEO Rahul Gupta. The omni-channel platform, founded in August last year by Anurag Garg and Sridhar Srinivasan, […]

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Sebi set to allow e-trade firms to sell mutual funds

Sebi will allow just a few on-line marketplaces. including Flipkart, Amazon India and Paytm, that meetpositive criteria to sell mutual fund merchandise. image: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: The capital markets regulator is set to permit on line marketplaces consisting of Flipkart and Amazon to sell mutual funds to make those products extra on hand to people. […]

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