Category Archives: Mutual Funds

CAMS Web Site Woes

I tried accessing the CAMS web site ( today on my BlackBerry and got a rude surprise. Their web site is not at all mobile friendly! Even Opera Mini failed me today on this web site. Don’t get me wrong – I am a big CAMS fan and regularly use their excellent mailback services to… Read More »

ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund – Online Services & Customer Support

Update: This is a personal web site and NOT the web site of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund. I was pleasantly surprised today with my experience with the ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund web site, the PruTracker. I have multiple portfolios with ICICI as I used different vehicles to purchase their funds over the years. I had… Read More »

Mutual Fund NAVs – Ignore Them!

Mutual Fund NAVs are often confused by new as well as old investors. Mutual Fund Agent to Client: “The New Fund Offer (NFO) is priced at Rs. 10/-. It is Cheap! Buy! Buy! Buy!” Mutual Fund Investor: “Is it advisable to buy mutual funds with a high NAV?” “Mutual Fund ABC has a high NAV… Read More »

What’s Up With Sandip Sabharwal?

Sandip Sabhawarl, a IIT Delhi graduate, won kudos with his management of SBI’s Mutual Funds, particularly the Magnum Contra and similar funds. Then came the Ketan Parekh and Padmini Technologies stock purchase from Triumph International. Sandip left SBI under a cloud and joined JM Financial Asset Management. The Mutual Fund industry and press reacted with… Read More »


There are tons or articles, on-line calculators etc for Mutual Fund investment returns. Most of these show you how much to expect after a fixed number of years for a fixed amount invested every month and giving the same fixed rate of return through out the tenure of the calculation. The result of such calculators… Read More »