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On Monday, oil prices spiked $12 to trade at $71 a barrel in Asia. This is said to be the biggest advance in Oil prices in 28 years.

Another series of bonds worth Rs 30 crore is scheduled to mature late December.

Similarly, every $10 movement of crude impacts India’s GDP by up to 40 basis points.

On September 3, India Ratings and Research downgraded Altico Capital India Limited's Long-Term Issuer Rating to 'IND A+' from 'IND AA-.

Where did top-performing mutual funds invest in August

Most mutual fund schemes failed to offer meaningful returns to investors in the last 18 months.

There are 44 AMCs in the industry and the smallest AMCs also have certain AUM, which means investors do bet on their schemes.

If markets crash, then SIPs done during that low phase will lead to a big boost for returns.

A large part of these fund infusions has come from retail investors providing the market with a much-needed cushion to tide over selling by foreign funds

​It has now been over a year since the scheme re-categorisation exercise was carried out by mutual funds.

Mid & small caps beat large peers; should you buy?

Mid- and small-cap shares have tumbled 50-70 per cent on an average so far in 2019.

Ganesh ji’s big brain suggests that its best to start investing when the markets are low.

Many mutual fund managers believe that time is ripe to invest in mid cap and small cap mutual fund schemes.

Financial planners recommend gold due to its low correlation with traditional asset class.

Mutual fund industry officials said the sell-off in the stock market, which eased share valuations, prompted investors to put in money into the schemes.

What mutual fund managers are doing in the current market?

A bleak economic scenario coupled with countess stark data points have severely impaired the sentiment in the stock market.

According to Sebi, small cap mutual fund schemes must invest at least 65% of their corpus in small companies.

According to Sebi norms, mid cap mutual funds must invest at least 65% of their corpus in mid-sized or mid cap companies.

Large cap mutual fund schemes have a mandate to invest at least 80% of the corpus in top 100 companies by market capitalisation.

SIPs in some mutual fund schemes failed to create any wealth even after five years.

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