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Growth of Mutual Fund Industry in India

Aug 01, 2019
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First Phase 1964-1987

  • The Mutual Fund industry in India started in 1963.

  • 1st Mutual fund scheme was launched in 1964.

  • From a mere AUM of ₹ 25 Crores it scaled to ₹ 6,700 Crores in 1988.

Second Phase 1987-1993

  • Entry of public sector mutual funds set up by PSU banks, LIC and General Insurance Corporation in 1987

  • Industry’s AUM stood at ₹ 47,004 Crores by end of 1993

Third Phase 1993-2003

  • Entry of private sector mutual funds leading to an increase in mutual fund houses

  • The SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations of 1993 were replaced by a comprehensive set of regulations in 1996

  • By the end of Jan’03, the AUM has skyrocketed to ₹ 121,805 Crores with 33 mutual houses managing them

Fourth Phase 2003-2014

  • This phase is noted as the phase of “consolidation” due to M&As.

  • It was also marred by the global melt-down

  • The Industry lost 17% of its AUM due to the 2008-09 global crisis.

  • In March 2014, the AUM doubled to ₹ 824,250 Crores from ₹ 417,300 Crores in March 2009.

Fifth Phase 2014-Present

  • The Industry’s AUM crossed the milestone of ₹ 10 Lakh Crore on 31st May 2014

  • In less than 4 years, AUM doubled & crossed ₹ 20 lakh crore in August 2017.

  • The Industry AUM currently stands at ₹ 24.25 Lakh Crore spread over 8.38crores folio accounts across 40+ Mutual Fund houses*

*As on 30th June 2019
Source: www.amfiindia.com;
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/mutual-funds/mutual-funds-add-5-3-lakh-folios-in-june-4198861.html

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