There are currently 34 mutual funds in the country. Shubha Laxmi Kosh (SLK) and NMB Sulav Investment Fund - II (NMBSF2) were listed recently. Click here for a detailed list of Mutual fund
Mutual Funds have an investment in listed/unlisted companies of Rs. 17.30 Arba in the month of Bhadra compared to Rs. 17.74 Arba in Shrawan, 2079.
Similarly, the mutual fund bank balance increased to Rs. 8.926 Arba in Bhadra from Rs. 8.755 Arba in Shrawan. Mutual Funds have invested in debentures and bonds amounting to Rs. 3.18 Arba. Similarly, the funds also have invested 1.75% in primary shares/Rights which amounts to Rs. 59.18 crores.
The top investments by mutual funds irrespective of sectors in the month of Bhadra are as follows:
The topmost bought stocks in Bhadra by the overall mutual fund industry are as follows:
The topmost sold stocks in Bhadra by the overall mutual fund industry are as follows:
Investment in the commercial banking industry accounts for the highest sector-wise investment of Rs. 6.12 Arba, making up 35.47% of total investment. Likewise, they have an investment of Rs. 3.17 Arba in shares of the Microfinance sector, accounting for 18.36% of total investment. The Non-life Insurance sector stands at the third-highest investment priority for mutual funds with an investment worth Rs. 1.7 Arba, contributing 9.84% of total investments.
Among the commercial banks, NIC Asia Bank Limited (NICA) is seen as the top priority for investment by mutual funds. It accounts for an investment worth Rs. 71.20 crores. Nabil Bank Limited (NABIL) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 53.43 crores. Sanima Bank Limited (SANIMA) stands in the third position with an investment of Rs. 44.69 crores.
As for the development banks, Muktinath Bikas Bank Limited (MNBBL) has the highest investment preference among mutual funds. The mutual funds have invested an amount worth Rs. 29.69 crores. Garima Bikas Bank Limited (GBBL) is seen in the second position with an investment worth Rs. 28.58 crores. Mahalaxmi Bikas Bank Limited (MLBL) has an investment of Rs. 12.71 crores at the third position.
As for the finance companies, the top two investments were Manjushree Finance Limited (MFIL) and Goodwill Finance company Limited (GFCL). Mutual funds invested Rs. 5.22 Crores in MFIL, and Rs. 4.68 crores in GFCL.
Hotels and Tourism:
Among the four listed hotels and a tourism sector in NEPSE, mutual funds have given higher priority to Oriental Hotel Limited (OHL) with an investment of Rs. 2.98 crores.
The inclination of investment in hydropower companies for mutual funds was in Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (CHCL) with an investment of Rs. 11.22 crores, Sanima Mai Hydropower Limited (SHPC) with an investment of Rs. 9.87 crores and Arun Valley Hydropower Development Company Limited (AHPC) with an investment of Rs. 8.30 crores.
Life Insurance Companies:
Among the life insurance companies in Nepal, National Life Insurance Company Limited (NLICL), Life Insurance Corporation Limited (LICN) and Nepal Life Insurance Company Limited (NLIC) are the investment companies of top priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 43 crores in investments in NLICL, Rs. 28.51 crores investments in LICN, and Rs. 20.78 crores in NLIC.
Manufacturing and Products:
Mutual Funds have invested Rs. 22.13 crores in Himalayan Distillery Limited (HDL), Rs. 12.24 crores in Shivam Cements Limited (SHIVM) and Rs. 6.35 crore in Unilever Nepal Limited (UNL) as of Bhadra, 2079.
Among the listed microfinance companies, Chhimek Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (CBBL), Nirdhan Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (NUBL) and Sana Kisan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (SKBBL) were the top three investment priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Funds invested Rs. 65.48 crores in CBBL, Rs. 35.07 crores in NUBL, and Rs. 31.09 crores in SKBBL.
The mutual fund schemes also invest in other mutual funds. NIC Asia Flexi Cap Fund (NICFC)
falls under the highest investment value mutual fund. It has an investment of Rs. 6.03 crores. Kumari Dhanabriddhi Yojana (KDBY) has the second-highest equity fund with a value of Rs. 5.84 crores. Finally, RBB Mutual Fund-1 (RMF1) stood third-highest investment of Rs. 5.49 crores.
Non-Life Insurance companies:
Among the non-life insurance companies in Nepal, Neco Insurance Company Limited (NIL), Premier Insurance Company Limited (PIC), and Sagarmatha Insurance Company Limited (SIC) are the investment companies of top priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 41.61 crores investments in NIL, Rs. 26.73 crores in PIC, and Rs. 15.46 crores in SIC.
Similarly, the promoter share as per the choice of mutual funds are:
As for the other sector, mutual funds have invested Rs. 21.55 crores in Nepal Reinsurance Company Limited (NRIC), Rs. 10 crores in Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited (NTC).
As for the Investment sector, Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) has the highest investment worth Rs. 17.89 crores. Similarly, Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited (NIFRA) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 7.28 crores.
Change in NAV:
NAV stands for Net Asset Value which represents a fund’s per unit market value. Investors use this Value for the transaction of a particular mutual fund in the market. Since the NAV is calculated by subtracting all the liabilities from the total value of all the assets in a portfolio, the value changes in accordance with the change in their asset and liabilities.
In the month of Bhadra, 2079, Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme-2 (SIGS2) NAV lost highest by 12.89% followed by SFMF which has fallen by 12.25%.
||NAV as of Bhadra 2079 in Rs
||NAV as of Shrawan 2079 in Rs
||Price Change in Rs
||Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme-2
||Sunrise First Mutual Fund
||Siddhartha Equity Fund
||Laxmi Equity Fund
||Laxmi Unnati Kosh
||Global IME Samunnat Scheme 1
||NIBL Pragati Fund
||Mega Mutual Fund - 1
||Nabil Equity Fund
||NMB Saral Bachat Fund - E
||Nabil Balanced Fund - 2
||Sanima Equity Fund
||Siddhartha Systematic Investment Scheme
||Nabil Balanced Fund III
||NIC Asia Growth Fund
||Sanima Large Cap Fund
||NIC ASIA Balanced Fund
||Sunrise Bluechip Fund
||NIBL Samriddhi Fund - 2
||Citizens Mutual Fund - 2
||Kumari Equity Fund
||Prabhu Select Fund
||Citizens Mutual Fund-1
||NIBL Sahabhagita Fund
||Global IME Balance Fund-I
||RBB Mutual Fund 1
||NMB Hybrid Fund L- 1
||NIC Asia Select-30
||NIC Asia Dynamic Debt Fund
||Kumari Dhanabriddhi Yojana
||NIC Asia Flexi Cap Fund
||NMB Sulav Investment Fund - II
||Shubha Laxmi Kosh
* Dividend Adjusted
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