Know How Did The Mutual Funds Perform in Falgun, A Complete Analysis of Multiple Factors

Fri, Mar 29, 2024 8:12 AM on Mutual Fund, Company Analysis, Latest,

There are currently 36 closed-end mutual funds listed on the Nepal Stock Exchange, whereas 7 open-end schemes are traded directly in the respective fund manager. " NIBL Stable Fund" has issued its units to the general public but is yet to be listed for trading in NEPSE, upon which there will be 44 schemes altogether.

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Mutual Fund Schemes have an accumulative investment in listed/unlisted companies of Rs. 30.72 Arba in the month of Falgun compared to Rs. 29.32 Arba in Magh, 2080.

Similarly, the mutual fund bank balance increased to Rs. 7.01 Arba in Falgun from Rs. 6.03 Arba in Magh. Mutual Funds have invested in debentures and bonds amounting to Rs. 3.67 Arba. Similarly, the funds also have invested 3.56% in primary shares/Rights which amounts to Rs. 1.69 Arba.

The top investments by mutual funds irrespective of sectors in the month of Falgun are as follows:

The topmost bought stocks in Falgun by the overall mutual fund industry are as follows:

The topmost sold stocks in Falgun by the overall mutual fund industry are as follows:

Sector-wise Breakdown

Mutual funds had significant holdings in various sectors as of the end of Falgun. Investment in the commercial banking industry accounts for the highest sector-wise investment of Rs. 6.72 Arba, making up 21.89% of total investment. Likewise, they have an investment of Rs. 4.24 Arba in shares of the Non-Life Insurance sector, accounting for 13.82% of the total investment. The Life Insurance sector stands at the third-highest investment priority for mutual funds with an investment worth Rs. 4.01 Arba, contributing 13.06% of total investments.

Smaller allocations were observed in sectors like manufacturing and products, promoter share, and others. These sector-wise holdings provide insight into the diversification strategies employed by mutual funds and their preferences for sector exposure.

Commercial Banks:

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. 78.46 Crores. Sanima Bank Limited (SANIMA) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 75.4 crores. Everest Bank Limited (EBL) stands in the third position with an investment of Rs. 48.22 crores.

Development Banks:

As for the development banks, Garima Bikas Bank Limited (GBBL) has the highest investment preference among mutual funds. The mutual funds have invested an amount worth Rs. 60.55 crores. Muktinath Bikas Bank Limited (MNBBL) is seen in the second position with an investment worth Rs. 52.82 crores. Shine Resunga Development Bank Limited (SHINE) has an investment of Rs. 42.17 crores in the third position.


As for the finance companies, the top two investments were Manjushree Finance Limited (MFIL) and ICFC Finance Limited (ICFC). Mutual funds invested Rs. 13.56 Crores in MFIL and Rs. 6.69 Crores in ICFC.

Hotels and Tourism:

Among the six listed hotels and the tourism sector in NEPSE, mutual funds have given higher priority to Soaltee Hotel Limited (SHL) with an investment of Rs. 14.7 crores.

Hydropower Companies:

The inclination of investment in hydropower companies for mutual funds was in Sanima Mai Hydropower Limited (SHPC) with an investment of Rs. 36.7 crores, with an investment of Mountain Energy Nepal Limited (MEN) Rs. 19.38 crores, and Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (CHCL) with an investment of Rs. 19.13 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 priority for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 92.14 crore in investments in NLICL, Rs. 59.21 crore in investments in LICN, and Rs. 49.23 crore in NLIC.

Manufacturing and Products:

Mutual Funds have invested Rs. 45.04 crore in Shivam Cements Limited (SHIVM), Rs. 21.28 crore in Himalayan Distillery Limited (HDL), and Rs. 20.21 crore in Sonapur Minerals and Oil Limited (SONA) as of Falgun, 2080.

Microfinance Companies:

Among the listed microfinance companies, Chhimek Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (CBBL), Sana Kisan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (SKBBL), and Nirdhan Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (NUBL) were the top three investment priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Funds invested Rs. 84.62 crore in CBBL, Rs. 66.6 crore in SKBBL, and Rs. 42.29 crore in NUBL.

Mutual Fund:

The mutual fund schemes also invest in other mutual funds. Citizens Super 30 Mutual Fund (C30MF) falls under the highest investment value mutual fund. It has an investment of Rs. 20.04 crores. Sunrise Focused Equity Fund (SFEF) has the second-highest equity fund with a value of Rs. 18.33 crores. Finally, NIC Asia Growth Fund 2 (NICGF2) stood third-highest investment of Rs. 17.13 crores.

Non-life insurance companies:

Among the non-life insurance companies in Nepal, Neco Insurance Company Limited (NIL), Sagarmatha Lumbini Insurance Company Limited (SALICO), and Siddhartha Premier Insurance Limited (SPIL) are the investment companies of top priority for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 87.36 crore investments in NIL, Rs. 77.43 crore in SALICO, and Rs. 75.89 crore in SPIL.

Promoter shares:

Similarly, the promoter share as per the choice of mutual funds are:


As for the other sector, mutual funds have invested Rs. 1.03 Arba in Himalayan Reinsurance Limited (HRL), and Rs. 35.42 crores in Nepal Reinsurance Company Limited (NRIC).


As for the Investment sector, Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) has the highest investment worth Rs. 32.65 crores. Similarly, Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited (NIFRA) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 7.75 crores.

Change in NAV:

NAV stands for Net Asset Value which represents a fund’s per unit market value. Investors use this value to transact 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 following the change in their asset and liabilities.

In the month of Falgun, 2080, NMB Sulav Investment Fund - II (NSIF2) NAV gained the highest by 1.60% followed by NMB50 with a 1.31% gain. Conversely, NIC Asia Flexi Cap Fund (NICFC) lost the highest 0.45%.

S. No. Mutual Fund  Symbol NAV as of Falgun  NAV as of Magh  Price Change % Change
1 NMB Sulav Investment Fund - II NSIF2 11.45 11.27 0.18 1.60%
2 NMB 50 NMB50 10.86 10.72 0.14 1.31%
3 NMB Saral Bachat Fund - E NMBSBF 9.31 9.2 0.11 1.20%
4 Sunrise Focused Equity Fund SFEF 10.24 10.17 0.07 0.69%
5 NIC Asia Dynamic Debt Fund NADDF 10.84 10.77 0.07 0.65%
6 Sanima Equity Fund SAEF 11.25 11.18 0.07 0.63%
7 Kumari Dhanabriddhi Yojana KDBY 10.96 10.9 0.06 0.55%
8 NIBL Samriddhi Fund - 2 NIBSF2 9.19 9.14 0.05 0.55%
9 Sanima Large Cap Fund SLCF 9.97 9.92 0.05 0.50%
10 NIC ASIA Balanced Fund NICBF 10.59 10.54 0.05 0.47%
11 Sunrise First Mutual Fund SFMF 11.3 11.25 0.05 0.44%
12 Citizens Mutual Fund - 2 CMF2 9.89 9.86 0.03 0.30%
13 Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme-2 SIGS2 9.91 9.88 0.03 0.30%
14 NIBL Stable Fund NSTF 10.03 10 0.03 0.30%
15 Citizens Mutual Fund-1 CMF1 10.2 10.17 0.03 0.29%
16 Laxmi Equity Fund LEMF 10.25 10.22 0.03 0.29%
17 NIBL Sahabhagita Fund NIBLSF 10.3 10.27 0.03 0.29%
18 Kumari Equity Fund KEF 10.35 10.32 0.03 0.29%
19 NIC Asia Growth Fund NICGF 11.03 11 0.03 0.27%
20 Sunrise Bluechip Fund SBCF 9.8 9.78 0.02 0.20%
21 Siddhartha Equity Fund SEF 9.85 9.83 0.02 0.20%
22 Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme 3 SIGS3 10.59 10.57 0.02 0.19%
23 Himalayan 80-20 H8020 10.72 10.7 0.02 0.19%
24 Kumari Sunaulo Lagani Yojana KSLY 11.13 11.11 0.02 0.18%
25 RBB Mutual Fund 1 RMF1 10.05 10.04 0.01 0.10%
26 NIBL Growth Fund NIBLGF 10.31 10.3 0.01 0.10%
27 Laxmi Value Fund-II LVF2 10.36 10.35 0.01 0.10%
28 Global IME Balance Fund-I GIBF1 10.52 10.51 0.01 0.10%
29 NIC Asia Select-30 NICSF 11.11 11.1 0.01 0.09%
30 NIC Asia Growth Fund 2 NICGF2 9.94 9.93 0 0.00%
31 Nabil Balanced Fund III NBF3 9.33 9.33 0 0.00%
32 Nabil Balanced Fund - 2 NBF2 10.15 10.15 0 0.00%
33 Kumari Sabal Yojana KSY 10 0 0 0.00%
34 RBB Mutual Fund 2 RMF2 10.78 10.79 -0.01 -0.09%
35 Nabil Flexi Cap Fund NFCF 10.31 10.32 -0.01 -0.10%
36 Mega Mutual Fund - 1 MMF1 8.89 8.9 -0.01 -0.11%
37 Sanima Growth Fund SAGF 10.94 10.96 -0.02 -0.18%
38 Prabhu Smart Fund PRSF 10.92 10.94 -0.02 -0.18%
39 Siddhartha Systematic Investment Scheme SSIS 9.29 9.31 -0.02 -0.21%
40 Citizens Super 30 Mutual Fund C30MF 10.75 10.78 -0.03 -0.28%
41 Prabhu Select Fund PSF 10.59 10.62 -0.03 -0.28%
42 Laxmi Unnati Kosh LUK 10.26 10.29 -0.03 -0.29%
43 Shubha Laxmi Kosh SLK 10.24 10.27 -0.03 -0.29%
44 NIC Asia Flexi Cap Fund NICFC 10.95 11 -0.05 -0.45%

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