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Tipping point: Is this a good time to enter banking sector funds?

Several factors are responsible for the improved performance of this sector

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Some analysts believe that reduction in SLR will add Rs 25,000-30,000 crore to the banks’ liquidity bucket every quarter

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Is this a good time to enter banking funds? 

Banking sector funds are, on an average, up 9.78 per cent over the past month and 12.08 per cent over the past six months. In calendar year 2018, these funds had, on an average, registered a decline of 0.59 per cent. 

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Several factors are responsible for the improved performance of this sector. One view is that the bad asset quality cycle may have bottomed out. Non-performing assets and

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 1:09 AM IST

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