Thursday, April 17, 2008

V. Ramesh

Indian MFs cannot make more returns than FIIs

Hindu, India - 1 hour ago

As someone who has a wide exposure in mutual funds (MF), how do you explain the frequently-seen opposite movements as between the MFs and the foreign ...

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1 comment:

Murali said...

Questions e-mailed...

1) Institutional investors have to put up margin up front akin to retail investors from April 21. What impact will it have on the ease with which these investors trade?

2) Short selling, stock lending and borrowing too is slated to kick off from the same date. Are your clients displaying any interest in this facility?

3) What are the pros and cons of providing direct market access to institutions? (Do brokers feel sidelined in the process?)

4) How has the trading interest been in the mini-contracts of Sensex and the Nifty?

5) What are your thoughts on trading of Sensex futures on US Futures Exchange (USFE).

6) Can you explain the portfolio management and portfolio advisory schemes that PL offers?

7) Which sectors are likely to declare robust earnings in the fourth quarter of 2007-08?

8) What are the top stock picks that you would recommend to a long-term investor?

9) In the last fisc, do you think the markets made more winners than losers or vice versa? Why?

10) As someone who has a wide exposure in MFs, how do you explain the frequently-seen opposite movements as between the MFs and the FIIs when it comes to stock market investment? Are the Indian MFs making more return than the FIIs?

11) Do we have a reliable measure of the trends of retail interest (the individual investor) in the bourses?

12) On a related note, an oft-cited statistic is that the share of stock market investments in the total savings is at a single digit in the country. What are your suggestions to grow this number?

13) Are the regulations relating to insider trading effective in practice?

14) Much is talked about corporate governance and how good governance translates as better share prices. Your take on the issue.

15) Any other points of interest.