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NSE defers index rebalancing until further notice; will continue to monitor market conditions
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NSE defers index rebalancing until further notice; will continue to monitor market conditions

NSE said it will continue to monitor market conditions and announce the revised date of implementation of index rebalancing changes by providing two-weeks notice.

International Equity Funds: What you should bear in mind before investing in them?
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International Equity Funds: What you should bear in mind before investing in them?

International Equity Funds have a higher settlement period of up to five days as compared to three days for Indian Large Cap Funds

SEBI tweaks stock weightage norms for equity ETFs, index funds; three months given to comply with new rules
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SEBI tweaks stock weightage norms for equity ETFs, index funds; three months given to comply with new rules

In a circular issued to all mutual funds and asset management companies, SEBI said an index used for equity ETFs or index funds should have at least 10 stocks as its constituents.

EPFO may soon invest in equity; high time, but members must be allowed to flee to NPS
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EPFO may soon invest in equity; high time, but members must be allowed to flee to NPS

With interest rates set to fall in the coming years, the EPFO will have trouble trying to generate even the 8.5-9.5 percent average returns that it has been managing so far.

Why equity MFs could well outperform the market for a while
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Why equity MFs could well outperform the market for a while

Two out of three mutual fund schemes in India have been outperforming the market. It is probable that they can continue doing so till they grow to a size where they become the market