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Nilesh Shah

Rendezvous with Nilesh Shah

FundsIndia Desk

FundsIndia had caught up with Mr.Nilesh Shah, the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience in capital markets and investments, having…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: 2018 – taking stock of markets and economy

Vidya Bala

‘So much has happened but nothing has changed’. This will describe the performance of the equity and debt market in 2018. 2018 was a year of much activity in companies…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Recapitalisation – Impact beyond the banking sector

Vidya Bala

While the stock market may have cheered the announcement of bank recapitalisation instantly, we think this is more a long-drawn but game-changing play – not just for the banks but,…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Indian economy – are experts’ concerns overblown?

Vidya Bala

Distress calls by a large section of the media and by economists on feeble GDP growth of 5.7% for the quarter ending June 2017 has spilled over into stock markets.…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why your dynamic bond fund returns will not be static

Vidya Bala

Short on time? Listen to a brief overview of this week’s review. In recent months, your dynamic bond fund’s annualised returns may have fallen from high double-digit returns to single-digit…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Don’t go by high returns in ultra short-term funds

Bhavana Acharya

The recent spate of credit downgrades and defaults serves to highlight a growing risk in debt funds. That risk is funds’ move into lower-quality debt as a trade-off for higher…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Don’t go overboard on mid and small-cap funds

Vidya Bala

In the past few months, we have seen investors, especially new investors, simply picking funds in the mid- and small-cap category based on high returns . While we think mid-cap funds…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Opportunities in Brexit

Bhavana Acharya

The epic, if divisive, vote last Thursday that decided the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was a bombshell for the financial and political worlds. Stock markets across Europe,…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: Why you should hold your debt funds

Vidya Bala

Post September, those of you who held debt funds for the long-term would have seen a sudden dip in returns. While equity markets went through this rout, debt markets also…Continue Reading

FundsIndia View: Should you liquidate your mutual fund investments for emergencies?

Vidya Bala

Even as Chennai and other towns in Tamil Nadu are slowly inching back to normalcy after the devastating floods, the aftermath poses a big challenge to those who survived it:…Continue Reading

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