What the hell is going on with debt mutual funds?

I wrote this post with my thoughts on the whole Franklin India debt schemes fiasco. But since then, there’s been more action in debt funds. I still can’t get over the fact that these damn things are supposed to be boring. Debt is supposed to the thing that allows you to sleep at night peacefully,…… Continue reading What the hell is going on with debt mutual funds?

Edelweiss PSU debt ETF to use a target maturity structure

UpdatesThe cabinet has approved the launch of the Bharat Bond ETFUnit size: Rs 1000 for the ETF. NAV of the FOF will be Rs. 10 during the NFO period but Edelweiss has yet announce the minimums. Expense ratio: 0.0005 percent NFO Date: 12th December to 20th December The NFO of the Bharat Bond ETF (PSU…… Continue reading Edelweiss PSU debt ETF to use a target maturity structure

Chance of a lifetime. CPSE ETF is now open for subscription

Sorry for the misleading headline. I love clickbait! After all, there’s “Naked” in “NakedBeta”. It’s another month, and another tranche of CPSE ETF is on offer for investors. In case you don’t know about CPSE ETF, it’s better that way, but here’s a small snippet about it so that you don’t accidentally invest. The ETF…… Continue reading Chance of a lifetime. CPSE ETF is now open for subscription

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The making of a giant. Vanguard hits $1 Trillion in ETF assets

The US asset management industry is as action packed as a Micheal Bay movie right now if you get what I mean. From ETFs that are making hedge fund caliber portfolios accessible to common investors to democratizing access to previously inaccessible asset classes & strategies to innovation in fund structures, the activity is explosive! The…… Continue reading The making of a giant. Vanguard hits $1 Trillion in ETF assets

Expense ratios in the US are hitting rock bottom. But investors in India still don’t care about costs

Was reading the Q4 trend reviews by Morningstar and came across this stunning graph. Well, if you even have the elementary understanding of trends in mutual funds, then you’d be aware that there is a great cost migration in the US. i.e. from active to passive and this has resulted in a massive fee war,…… Continue reading Expense ratios in the US are hitting rock bottom. But investors in India still don’t care about costs