Look at top investment preferences for mutual fund schemes in the month of Shrawan; Which mutual fund NAV rises most?

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Mutual Funds have an investment in listed/unlisted companies of Rs. 24.87 Arba in Shrawan compared to Rs. 22.20 Arba in Ashad. Similarly, mutual funds have increased the bank balance to Rs. 11.03 Arba in Shrawan from Rs. 10.59 Arba in Ashad. Mutual Funds have invested in debentures and bonds amounting to Rs. 2.16 Arba. Similarly, the funds also have invested 1.97% in primary shares which amount to Rs. 75.07 crores.

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

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

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

Sector-wise Breakdown

Investment in the commercial banking industry accounts for the highest sector-wise investment of Rs. 8.79 Arba, making up 35.29% of total investment. Likewise, they have an investment of Rs. 4.34 Arba in shares of the Microfinance sector, accounting for 17.46% of total investment. The Life Insurance sector stands at the third-highest investment priority for mutual funds with an investment worth Rs. 2.73 Arba, contributing 10.97% of total investments.

Commercial Banks:

Among the commercial banks, Nabil Bank Limited (NABIL) is seen as the top priority for investment by mutual funds. It accounts for an investment worth Rs. 1.01 arba. NIC Asia Bank Limited (NICA) stands at the second position with an investment of Rs. 95.59 crores. Nepal Bank Limited (NBL) stands at third position with an investment of Rs. 84.31 crores.

Development Banks:

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. 49.67 crores. Garima Bikas Bank Limited (GBBL) is seen in the second position with an investment worth Rs. 43.84 crores. Shine Resunga Development Bank Limited (SHINE) has an investment of Rs. 18.83 crores at the third position.


As for the finance companies, the top three investments were Manjushree Finance Limited (MFIL) and ICFC Finance company Limited (ICFC). Mutual funds invested an amount of Rs. 2.99 Crores in MFIL, Rs. 2.54 crores in ICFC.

Hotels and Tourism:

Among the four listed hotels in NEPSE, mutual funds have given higher priority to Chandragiri Hills Limited (CGH) with an investment of Rs. 4.87 crores.

Hydropower Companies:

The inclination of investment in hydropower companies for mutual funds was in Ngadi Group Power Company Limited (NGPL) with an investment of Rs. 26.10 crores, Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (CHCL) with an investment of Rs. 13.88 crores and Arun Kabeli Power Limited (AKPL) with an investment of Rs. 10.33 crores.

Life Insurance Companies:

Among the life insurance companies in Nepal, National Life Insurance Company Limited (NLICL), Nepal Life Insurance Company Limited (NLIC), and Life insurance Corporation Limited (LICN) are the investment companies of top priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 73.39 crores in investments in NLICL, Rs. 53.11 crores investments in NLIC, and Rs. 47.33 crores in LICN.

Manufacturing and Products:

Mutual Funds have invested Rs. 45.14 crores in Himalayan Distillery Limited (HDL), Rs. 18.88 crores in Shivam Cements Limited (SHIVM) and Rs. 6.61 crore in Bottlers Nepal (Terai) Limited (BNT) as of Shrawan, 2078.

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. 88.22 crores in CBBL, Rs. 45.68 crores in SKBBL, and Rs. 43.15 crores in NUBL.

Mutual Fund:

The mutual fund schemes also invest in other mutual funds.

Citizens Mutual Fund-1 (CMF2) falls under the highest investment value mutual fund. It has an investment of Rs. 8.17 crores. Sunrise First Mutual Fund (SFMF) has the second-highest equity fund of the value of Rs. 7.71 crores. Finally, Prabhu Select Fund (PSF) stood third-highest investment of Rs. 6.15 crores.

Non-Life Insurance companies:

Among the non-life insurance companies in Nepal, Neco Insurance Company Limited (NIL), Shikhar Insurance Company Limited (SICL), and Premier Insurance Company Limited (PIC) are the investment companies of top priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 51.76 crores investments in NIL, Rs. 50.34 crores in SICL, and Rs. 36.62 crores in PIC.

Preference shares and Promoter shares:

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


As for the other sector, mutual funds have invested Rs. 39.98 crores in Nepal Reinsurance Company Limited (NRIC), Rs. 26.63 crores in Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited (NTC).


As for the Investment sector, Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited (NIFRA) has the highest investment worth Rs. 36.60 crores. Similarly, Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 24.79 crores.

Merged Companies:

Mutual Fund has also invested in previously merged companies. 

Change in NAV:

NAV stands for Net Asset Value at 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 Shrawan, 2078, Global IME Samunnat Scheme 1 (GIMES1) has a NAV of Rs. 26.02; increased by 14.98%. GIMES1 is followed by Sanima Equity Fund (SAEF) with a NAV of 22.73 which increased by 8.44%.

Mutual Fund Symbol Shrawan, 2078 Ashad, 2078 Change
Global IME Samunnat Scheme 1 GIMES1 26.02 22.63 14.98%
Sanima Equity Fund SAEF 22.73 20.96 8.44%
Sunrise First Mutual Fund SFMF 20.48 19.21 6.61%
NMB 50 NMB50 20.42 18.96 7.70%
NIC Asia Growth Fund NICGF 20.22 18.75 7.84%
Nabil Equity Fund NEF 19.29 17.98 7.29%
Nabil Balanced Fund-2 NBF2 18.87 17.54 7.58%
NIC Asia Balanced Fund NICBF 18.65 17.30 7.80%
NMB Hybrid Fund L-1 NMBHF1 17.74 16.89 5.03%
Citizens Mutual Fund-2 CMF2 17.24 16.18 6.55%
Citizens Mutual Fund-1 CMF1 16.10 15.31 5.16%
Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme-2 SIGS2 15.82 17.74 -10.82%
Siddhartha Equity Fund SEF 15.43 17.35 -11.07%
NIBL Pragati Fund NIBLPF 14.34 18.22 -21.30%
Laxmi Unnati Kosh LUK 13.50 14.92 -9.52%
Laxmi Equity Fund LEMF 13.22 15.81 -16.38%
NIBL Samriddhi Fund 1 NIBSF1 13.20 16.00 -17.50%
NIBL Sahabhagita Fund 1 NIBLSF 13.01 17.45 -25.44%
Sanima Large Cap Fund SLCF 11.14 10.54 5.69%
Kumari Equity Fund KEF 11.01 10.72 2.71%
NIC Asia Dynamic Debt Fund NADDF 10.64 11.26 -5.51%
Prabhu Select Fund PSF 10.59 9.94 6.54%
Sunrise Bluechip Fund SBCF 10.50 10.06 4.37%
NIBL Samriddhi Fund 2 NIBSF2 10.39 10.00 3.90%
RBB Mutual Fund 1 RMF1 10.10 - -
NIC Asia Select-30 NICSF 10.00 9.94 0.60%
Siddhartha Systematic Investment Scheme SSIS 9.91 - -

Analyzing the pattern of investment of mutual fund schemes can help investors design their own investment portfolios, customize them on the basis of risk-taking capacity. It is also helpful for relatively new investors to make buy/sell decisions based on the decisions of the mutual fund's schemes and safeguard themselves against some risk.

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