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Mutual Funds

Debt Funds Purchases Cross1 Lakh Crore, Net Inflow At 19-Month High of Rs. 52,125 Crore


October witnessed an Net Inflow of Rs. 32,334 crore against Rs. 16,071 crore in September, 2016 and an outflow of Rs. 134,564 crore in October, 2015.

Debt Funds: Massive Flows Outward

  • Investor purchases zoomed by 43% from Rs. 73,311 crore to Rs. 104,791 crore – highest in 19 months.
  • Redemptions were lower by 38% compared to September, 2016 at Rs. 52,666 crore – the second highest since April this year.
  • Which means the Net Outflows were at a 19 months high of Rs. 52,125 crore (nearly 4 times the avg. monthly purchases of Equity Funds).


Equity: Great Month, But Investors Uninterested

  • After 2 continuous month highs, Gross Purchases for the month of October came down to Rs. 18,303 crore compared to Rs. 20,042 crore in September, 2016 a drop of over Rs. 1,739 crore.
  • Redemptions were not extra ordinary at Rs. 8,869 crore but were down 50% compared to September, 2016.
  • Net Inflows stood at Rs. 9,434 crore – highest in the past 16 months and levels of April, May and June 2015.


Balanced Funds: Inflows Pick up

  • Net Inflow for October, 2016 stood at Rs. 3,385 crore – the highest since December, 2015.
  • Slow to catch up with purchases of Rs. 4,192 crore – a 3% drop compared to Rs. 4317 crore in September, 2016.


The Big Data Chart: Inflows, Outflows and Net flows

  • Redemptioms across Funds were not at their highest while only Debt Funds purchases touched a 19 month high.
  • 7th straight month of positive net inflows for Equity Funds and 19 month high in net inflows for Debt Funds.

Source: AMFI -> Research & Information -> AMFI Monthly
We cover the monthly report covering the sales and redemption/ repurchase data of Mutual Funds in India. This will be a regular feature going forward.
You can catch the previous month report here: Debt Funds Redemption Touches 18-Month High of Rs. 84,335 Crore in September


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