Mutual fund (MF) houses have registered an addition of 1.6 crore investor accounts in 2017-18, taking the total tally to over 7 crore.
NSE announced the launch of its e-Gsec platform which will allow retail investors to invest in government securities and hold them in existing demat accounts.
Retail investors are preferring SIP option for investing in mutual funds, with the industry garnering around Rs 67,190 crore through this route in 2017-18.
Sebi is considering linking retail investors' exposure to derivatives with their income, a move aimed at preventing them from taking positions in risky instruments.
With MFs gaining traction among retail investors, AMCs have filed draft documents with Sebi seeking approval to launch as many as 18 new schemes in this year.
The number of folios has grown by over 66 lakh in the first six months of the current fiscal.
Billionaire investor William Ackman took his fight for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc to retail investors in an unusually public format.
Mutual fund industry's asset base rose 7 per cent to all time high of about Rs 19.5 lakh crore at the end of June quarter.
The asset base of mutual fund industry in India surged 35% to all-time high of Rs 18.3 lakh crore in 2016-17, driven by growing participation from retail investors.
According to the data released by Sebi, mutual fund managers invested a net sum of Rs 2,040 crore last month.
Bags EPC packages of Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar pradesh of Rs 1738 Cr
Approved buyback of 29 Lk shares amounting Rs 200.2 Cr
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board ordered disconnection of electricity
Disconnection is applicable for copper smelter unit-I at Thoothukudi district
Order requires closure of unit with immediate effect
Thoothukudi copper smelter unit has not been operating since Mar 27
Launched Silver Options, Total Traded Contract Value at Rs 34.36 Cr
Option Positions are physically settled & are European Style Options
Enters into merger talks with NSE For Universal Exchange Framework: Business Standard Reports
R Damani sells 0.8% Stake at Rs 1360.2/Sh
Deal Value at Rs 643 Cr