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MF investors may not be able to support markets fall if selling intensifies

Domestic investors may not be able to support the fall in the markets if the selling intensifies

Cash levels at MFs remain below one-year average level of 4.3% in December

The steep sell-off in the previous three market sessions has made experts wonder if the robust inflows into equity mutual funds will continue. Domestic investors might not be able to cushion the fall in the markets if the selling led by global investors intensified, they said. “Domestic institutions have been supporting the market for the last two years and things will be fine only as long as this liquidity support continues,” said U R Bhat, managing director, Dalton Capital Advisors (India). Indian equities have seen a sharp sell-off amid weakness in global ...