How Sebi's new rules have changed the risk-return profile of PMS schemes

Fewer investors mean you will get more time with the portfolio manager and will be able to understand his investment strategy better; but there are downsides too

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Sanjay Kumar Singh New Delhi
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) recently hiked the minimum investment limit in portfolio management services (PMS) from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 50 lakh. Fewer clients will now be able to access this investment avenue, which has grown impressively over the past few years in terms of both, asset under management (AUM) and number of clients. Let us try and understand what this move means. Thereafter, we shall examine alternatives that clients who are unable to meet the Rs 50 lakh threshold may consider.

Protecting investors: PMS is a riskier product than mutual funds. In the latter,

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First Published: Nov 29 2019 | 3:52 PM IST

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