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BS Number Wise: The increasing dominance of bank-owned mutual funds

Related entities acting as distributors account for a higher share of assets in such fund houses

Mutual Funds, MF industry
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Banks often push their own mutual fund products to customers, according to industry sources.

Sachin P Mampatta Mumbai
Around Rs 66 out of every Rs 100 the mutual fund industry manages sits with a bank-owned fund.

The share increased 8.9 percentage points between March 2015 and March 2022, shows a Business Standard analysis of data from the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI). Bank-owned mutual funds account for 66.5 per cent of the Rs 37.7 trillion managed by the industry, as seen in chart 1.

Banks often push their own mutual fund products to customers, according to industry sources. It is said that having a captive client base often determines a mutual fund’s success. Indeed, seven out of

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First Published: Sep 13 2022 | 6:17 PM IST

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