Indian investors can pay dearly if they choose to ignore regulatory risk. The risk of a regulator suddenly putting a spoke in the wheel of a sector or company that’s sailing along, cannot be quantified. It is a subjective assessment.
On December 1, you would have received text messages from various AMCs on the ‘Potential Risk Class Matrix’ (PRC) of the debt schemes you hold. If you’re worried about any change in risk profile of your fund based on this, you should read this article.
The winding up of Franklin Templeton’s debt schemes has proved how credit risk and liquidity risk can be a lethal combination. While the funds’ closures are an extreme event, this may be a good opportunity for you to take a relook at your portfolio – without panic, that is.
Mutual funds can be split into pre and post SEBI recategorisation. And in the post-SEBI recategorisation era, multi-cap funds appear to be getting more like large cap equity fund. Their allocation to large-cap stocks in their portfolios has been creeping up over the past year and a half. Instead, fund houses seem to have redirected …