You cannot invest in MF for your wife

From 15th November 2010, MF invests can be made by self-issued cheque only. You cannot invest using your friend’s, relative’s or spouse’s issued cheque. All investments with third-party cheques will be rejected. Exceptions to this: 1. Investor for Minors – Up to Rs.50,000/- by the Parent/ Grand Parent/ Related Person 2. Employer on behalf of ...

KYC Mandatory for all investors in Mutual Fund

With effect from 1st January 2011, KYC will be mandatory for all investors irrespective of amount of investment. In case of investment for a minor, Guardian/Parent who is investing on behalf of the minor must be KYC complaint. Impact of this move: 1. Even small investors have to now register for KYC. 2. Address updates ...

My Feedback on Variable Load in MF

In continuation with my previous post on SEBI’s proposal for introducing Variable Entry Load in Mutual Funds, I sent in my response by email on the last day (6th of March). The response is as below: ================ I personally welcome the proposal of having Variable Entry Load in MF. This will bring in a rationalisation ...

Mutual Funds – Variable Entry Load – Opportunity for Investors

SEBI has issued a Proposal on 13th Feb’09 for Variable Entry Load for investments in Mutual Funds made through Distributors. This is good step forward for investors who use Distributor’s service to the minimal. They can henceforth pay less by bargaining on the Entry Load. This will be good for both investors and Distributors. For ...