Tag Archives: Mutual Funds

Clerical Error – CAMS Has Done It Again!

CAMS has done it again. Or rather the chapies who man the Hyderabad / Secunderabad CAMS office have. And this time I have had enough. I will follow the process, write to customer support etc but I will also use their “Email the CEO” thing and keep my fingers crossed. Last Saturday, March 15 2008,… Read More »

Sundaram BNP Paribas Mutual Fund – Online Transactions

Sundaram BNP Paribas Mutual has put up a new web page for online transactions. In it they promise to provide a Direct Payment Gateway for online Mutual Fund Purchases, thereby enabling investors to avail the new No Load option given to direct purchases from the AMC. A welcome move! I look forward to using the… Read More »

ICICI’s PruTracker – Analyze Scheme Performance

ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund is one of India’s leading AMCs. They manage a lot of money (AUM) and are innovative in their product offerings. They also have a good track record of technology use. Their web site was one of the first to offer direct purchase of Mutual Fund units as well as portfolio tracking.… Read More »

Bye Bye Entry Loads!

See the screen shot below for my most eagerly awaited Mutual Fund Account Statement Notice the NAV & the Price in INR columns. The last transaction dated 14/1/2008 is the sweetest. No Entry Load! I have already canceled most of my ICICIDirect SIPs. So far I have been able to take care of only a… Read More »

ICICIDirect’s New Message On Mutual Fund Purchase Page

The new direct sales no-load criteria for Mutual Funds in India came into effect on January 4, 2008. Under this investors are not charged an entry load if they purchase directly from the AMC. The operative word is “direct”. I have seen a lot of discussion on this issue on our internal mailing lists at… Read More »