November 22, 2015

Mutual funds invest Rs. 2 lakh cr in debt market

Mutual fund managers remain bullish on the debt markets and have pumped in more than Rs. 2 lakh crore in them during the ongoing fiscal so far.

This is on top of Rs. 5.87 lakh crore already invested by them in the entire last fiscal, 2014-15.

According to the latest SEBI data, fund managers have invested a net Rs. 2.06 lakh crore in the debt markets during the current fiscal, started April 1, till November 19.

In contrast, Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) have made net investments of Rs. 52,531 crore during the period.

Apart from debt markets, MFs have invested a little over Rs. 55,000 crore in equity markets during the period under review.

The latest inflow has helped the mutual fund industry to hit all time high of Rs. 13.24 lakh crore mark in assets under management.

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