Equity mutual fund inflows hit four month high in January on strong SIP flows. Inflows into equity mutual schemes increased by 72% to ₹ 12,546 crore in January compared to ₹7,303 crore inflow in December.
Many equity mutual fund schemes preferred to do fresh investment in Tata Steel, SBI, Tata Motors, Bank of Baroda, TVS Motor, HPCL, Eicher Motors and Samvardhana Motherson International.
Some equity schemes completely exited from Max Financial Services, Gland Pharma, Ultratech Cement, Ambuja Cements, ITC, Maruti Suzuki, HCL Technologies, Cholamandalam Investment, Coal India and Adani Enterprises.
Iron & Steel, Telecom, Textile, Hospitality, Alcohol and IT were preferred investment sectors of Equity MF Schemes.
Some MF schemes exited their investments from Aviation, Logistics, Trading, Gas Transmission, Retailing and Media sectors.
It is very interesting to know which schemes received major inflows, which schemes faced redemption pressure, top traded stocks and fresh stock picks by AMCs during January month.
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