The Indian mutual funds industry is witnessing a rapid growth as a result of infrastructural development, increase in personal financial assets, and rise in foreign participation. With the growing risk appetite, rising income, and increasing awareness, mutual funds in India are becoming a preferred investment option compared to other investment vehicles like Fixed Deposits (FDs) and postal savings that are considered safe but give comparatively low returns, according to “Indian Mutual Fund Industry”.
This report provides a detailed analysis along with current and future outlook of the Indian mutual fund industry and explores the market development and potential. The forecasts and estimations given in this report are not based on a complex economic model, but are intended as a rough guide to the direction in which the industry is likely to move.
- The Indian mutual funds retail market, growing at a CAGR of about 30%, is forecasted to reach US$ 300 Billion by 2015.
- Income and growth schemes made up for majority of Assets Under Management (AUM) in the country.
- At about 84% (as on March 31, 2008), private sector Asset Management Companies account for majority of mutual fund sales in India.
- Individual investors make up for 96.86% of the total number of investor accounts and contribute 36.9% of the net assets under management.
Key Issues & Facts Analyzed in the Report
- What are the key factors fueling growth into the Indian mutual fund market?
- Which are the fastest growing products?
- What are the key growth prospects?
- What are the key challenges for the market?
- How the market is likely to move in future?
This section provides business analysis of key players in the Indian mutual fund market, including Reliance Capital, BOB and HDFC.
Research Methodology Used
Information for this report has been sourced from books, newspapers, trade journals, white papers, industry portals, government agencies, trade associations, monitoring industry news and developments, and through access to more than 3000 paid databases.
The analysis methods used in this report include ratio analysis, historical trend analysis, linear regression analysis using software tools, judgmental forecasting, and cause and effect analysis.