Fixed Maturity Plans

Fixed Maturity Plans News

Debt Funds: Are FMPs losing their lustre?

The government’s decision to move the short-term capital gain cut-offs to three years and cut the tax arbitrage that FMPs enjoyed have made these plans an unattractive option when compared to FDs

Mutual fund companies file 7 Fixed Maturity Plans with Sebi

Mutual fund companies had filed documents for at least 24 NFOs with Sebi last month and another 10 in July.


Mutual funds: Investors must invest with 12-18 months timeline to beat volatility

In the face of increasing volatility in the debt market,industry leaders have advised investors to keep a 12-18 months horizon in short-term and long-term debt funds for stable returns.

Investing: Mutual funds line up 26 Fixed Maturity Plans

Of these,16 draft offers have been filed in August so far,while the other 10 were filed in July.

Mutual fund: Fixed maturity plans may see higher inflows as bond yields surge

The mutual fund industry is likely to see more inflows into fixed maturity plans (FMPs) in the near-term on the back of higher yield in government securities,driven by the recent liquidity tightening.

PF withdrawal is taxable if employed for less than 5 yrs

According to the Income Tax Act,1967,you cannot avoid tax on interest earned on bank deposits.


Mutual funds: Fixed maturity plans ideal when interest rates are volatile

Gold ETFs invest in physical gold and track the price of the yellow metal.

Growth fear to aid debt mutual funds

Economic uncertainty would lead to debt-oriented MFs attracting higher fund flow,say experts.

Mutual fund assets rose 8%: Crisil

MF industry's assets increased to Rs 6.59 tn in Jan,registering a rise of Rs 477 bn m-on-m.

FMPs gaining favour with investors: Experts

Fund managers are also advising investors to keep an FMP in their portfolio.