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Top US investors end up in losses 17.10.2014 Asian Age: Business
Some of Wall Street’s biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market’s roughest months. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index has now lost almost eight per cent in the past three-and-a-half weeks, wiping out almost all of the gains achieved earlier in 2014. What seemed like another good year for inves-tors in US equities is now fraught with uncertainty, with $1.3 trillion in S&P companies’ market value disappearing. Add in the impact of an oil price slump plus a big surprise rally in US treasuries, and the risks of big investment losses have risen dramatically. From top equity strategists to big hedge funds and mutual funds, the carnage has spared few. Morgan Stanley strategists said this week that their model portfolio had trailed the S&P by 3.6 percentage points due to bad bets on technology stocks. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, had indicated for some time that he was prepared for a stock market reversal but it is unclear if he would have been fully ...
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European economic crisis deepens, mutual funds take the heat 17.10.2014 ET: Mutual Funds
Four mutual fund schemes belonging to DWS, Franklin Templeton, Religare and JP Morgan, which invest in companies in Europe, are in the red.
Top US investors end up in losses 17.10.2014 Asian Age: Business
Some of Wall Street’s biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market’s roughest months. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index has now lost almost eight per cent in the past three-and-a-half weeks, wiping out almost all of the gains achieved earlier in 2014. What seemed like another good year for inves-tors in US equities is now fraught with uncertainty, with $1.3 trillion in S&P companies’ market value disappearing. Add in the impact of an oil price slump plus a big surprise rally in US treasuries, and the risks of big investment losses have risen dramatically. From top equity strategists to big hedge funds and mutual funds, the carnage has spared few. Morgan Stanley strategists said this week that their model portfolio had trailed the S&P by 3.6 percentage points due to bad bets on technology stocks. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, had indicated for some time that he was prepared for a stock market reversal but it is unclear if he would have been fully ...
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Top investors, strategists caught off-guard in Wall St sell-off 16.10.2014 News
Some of Wall Street's biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market's roughest months.
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India-themed funds dominate in 2014 as investors cheer Modi 9.10.2014 All Markets Stories
Emerging markets have provided investors with the best and worst returns of 2014, with league tables of mutual fund performance showing India-themed vehicles dominating the top and Russia conspicuous at the bottom.Mutual funds specialising in Indian ...
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India-themed funds dominate in 2014 as investors cheer Modi 8.10.2014 ET: Mutual Funds
Much of this momentum was spurred by euphoria surrounding PM Modi's landslide election victory and his pro-business pledges to boost growth.
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Mutual Funds plan more equity-oriented funds to cash in on market rally 14.9.2014 ET: Mutual Funds
It may be noted that the Sensex has been the best performing index so far this fiscal, rallying by over 32 per cent in dollar terms year-to-date.
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Will FII inflows top last year's tally of $19 billion? 13.9.2014 News
Fears of imminent interest rate increase by the US Federal Reserve have raised concerns that the foreign investor flows into the Indian market might slow down.
Mutual Fund houses line up corporate debt fund offers as economy improves 12.9.2014 ET: Mutual Funds
As the economy and macro numbers improve, companies will look at raising money by issuing bonds. For fund houses, this is an investment opportunity.
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Alibaba talks corporate governance to potential IPO investors 9.9.2014 Hindustan Times: Business
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd founder Jack Ma on Monday surprised potential investors at a standingroom only event in New York by addressing governance concerns over the Chinese ecommerce giant including a controversial 2010 spinoff of its online payment ...
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Main Street hedge funds to grab $49 billion over 12 months: Survey 8.9.2014 ET: Global Markets
That would mark a 44% jump in the amount of money brought in by these funds in the last year, according to a new survey released on Monday.
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Don't get swayed by the euphoria 30.8.2014 All Specials Stories
Not all good performing funds will be able to sustain returns for long. So, select the right mix of funds
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SBI Mutual files papers for retirement benefit fund 14.8.2014 HBL: Markets
Seeks tax benefit under Section 80 (C)
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SEC examining 'alternative' mutual funds 13.8.2014 Sify Finance
Federal regulators are scrutinizing a type of mutual fund that's potentially riskier than conventional funds and is growing in popularity, prompting concerns over possible harm to ordinary investors.
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Domestic MFs can offset moderating FII inflows into Indian markets 12.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Domestic MFs can offset moderating FII inflows into Indian markets
Warning! Be wary of a December sell-off 3.8.2014 HBL: Home
Global funds may cash out by year-end, preparing for the US to increase rates in the summer of 2015, says Geoff Lewis, Executive Director and Global Market Strategist, JP Morgan Asset Management
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India sees steepest output expansion in BRICS: SABB/HSBC Emerging Markets Index 14.7.2014 Top Headlines
While India output jumped, Brazil registered a further flat trend in activity.
One for the bravehearts 15.6.2014 HBL: Home
Spice up your portfolio with hedge funds, if you can stomach the risk and have deep pockets to match
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UTI MF prefers to be ‘engaged’ investor than ‘activist’ 11.6.2014 HBL: Stock Markets
UTI MF will play the role of an ‘engaged’ investor rather than an ‘activist’ investor, said Leo Puri, Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Company. Identifying opportunities
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Hong Kong shares slip from 5-month high, China edges lower 11.6.2014 ET: Global Markets
One factor weighing on them was the decision of equity index provider MSCI not to add China's A-shares to its benchmark emerging markets index.
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