Nifty 50 – Days and Date Analysis

August 11, 2021

Is there a particular day of the week that NIFTY gives better than average returns? Ever wondered what is the best date for your SIP or SWP? Drivers for market’s highs and lows can be many, however some days have proven to be more reliable than others in the past.
The disclaimer remains that past performance is not a guarantee of performance in the future… but here is an analysis of which days of the week has Nifty performed better or which SIP dates have worked well in the past.

Mutual Fund Flows – July 2021

August 10, 2021

Equity Mutual Funds logged one of their best monthly inflows in July, buoyed by the success of New Fund Offerings (NFO’s) launched to tap positive investor sentiment towards the equity markets.

ICICI Prudential Flexicap Fund garnered ₹9,808 crore, touted to be the highest ever inflows in such funds. As a category, flexi-cap funds saw a net inflow of ₹11,508 crores in July, showed Amfi data.

Inflows into Arbitrage funds witnessed a sharp increase at ₹14,924 crore, from the ₹9,060 crore that came in June 2021

In the Debt category, the biggest inflows came from liquid funds and money market funds.

Credit-risk funds saw a net inflow for the third straight month in July.

For all this and much more, please go through our Report: “Mutual Fund Flows-July 2021

Knowledge Series: Yield Curve Part 2

August 6, 2021

In Part 1 of Yield Curve we discussed the possibilities of yield curve movements due to various economic factors. By actively studying the current macro and micro economic situation fund managers speculate future movement of the yield curve and strategise their investments. Here are some of the commonly used strategies in the Indian mutual fund industry.