Volume : 3, Issue : 8, AUG 2017

AN ANALYTICAL STUDY ON INVESTORS’ ATTITUDE TOWARDS MUTUAL FUNDS IN JODHPUR CITY

KAPIL NAHAR, DR. MOHIT WADHWANI

Abstract

Mutual Fund is a vehicle that attracts small and medium investors, thus strengthen the capital market. There are many reasons to invest in mutual funds such as dividend declarations, tax benefits, lesser risk, and value of assets, cost etc. The mutual fund industry in India has undergone a most successful phase in the last decade.

A Mutual Fund pools the money of people with certain investment goals. The money invested in various securities depending on the objectives of the mutual fund scheme and the profits (or loss) are shared among investors’ in proportion to their investment. Investments in securities are spread across a wide cross-section of industries and sectors. Diversification reduces the risk because all stocks may not move in the same direction in the same proportion at the same time. A mutual fund is required to be registered with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) which regulates securities markets before it can collect funds from the public.

Keywords

Investor’s Attitude, Investor Preference, Mutual Funds Scheme, Securities.

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