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Reliance Mutual Fund again tops MFs list news
04 April 2007

The month of March saw asset values of most fund houses getting eroded due to market volatility Reliance Mutual Fund went against the trend and grew 10 per cent to become the country''s top fund house, toppling ICICI Prudential MF.

Reliance MF received huge fund inflows in its fixed maturity plans (FMPs) in the final weeks of 2006-07.

Besides Reliance, the only other fund to register gain was Quantum MF. The small-sized fund house grew 12 per cent to Rs60.42 crore from Rs53.80 crore a month ago, as per data released by the Association of the Mutual Funds.

Reliance MF now leads assets under management with a total AUM of Rs46,306.77 crore for March. The asset value of the fund house grew 9.7 per cent during the month from Rs42,209.76 crore in February. ICICI Prudential, which had regained the top position two months back, saw its AUM eroding by 12.5 per cent to Rs37,869.58 crore from Rs43, 280.67 crore.

ICICI Prudential, which has changed its name from Prudential ICICI, witnessed a robust 25 per cent growth in February, as it garnered around Rs10,000 crore from liquid funds towards the month-end to topple Reliance MF from the number one position. However, Reliance had maintained its top position by average AUM.

UTI MF maintained its third position with Rs35,582.65 crore, even though its AUM fell by 7.82 per cent from Rs38,602.99 crore.

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Reliance Mutual Fund again tops MFs list