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Jun 9, 2023

Welcome back to another episode of our podcast, where we dive deep into the world of finance and investment. In today's episode, we will be exploring the fascinating realm of mutual fund costs and SEBI's recent proposals to bring them down.

As the saying goes, "The devil is in the details," and when it comes to investing, understanding the various expenses involved is crucial for making informed decisions.

In this captivating episode, we will dissect SEBI's latest discussion paper on Mutual Fund TER (Total Expense Ratio), which shed light on the inner workings of mutual fund costs and the need for change. We'll embark on a journey led by our expert hosts, Deepak & Shray, who will unravel the complexities of the system and explore the potential implications of SEBI's proposals.

Get ready to gain valuable insights and answers to burning questions.

  1. What is the Total Expense Ratio (TER) of a mutual fund, and what does it include and exclude?
  2. Why does SEBI propose changes in TER, and how will it affect mutual fund investors?
  3. How do large distributors exploit the system, and what measures can be taken to address this issue?
  4. Can tweaking TERs alone make the mutual fund industry 10x bigger, or are there other critical factors to consider?
  5. What innovative avenues could mutual funds explore to earn higher TER while providing value to investors?

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Show Notes & References

02:00 Thoughts on the recent discussion paper by SEBI on Mutual Fund TERs

10:30 SEBI is saying "You are making too much money", reduce fees

19:25 Largest India equity scheme is charging the maximum fees possible

31:30 Limited Purpose Trading membership for AMCs to trade directly on the exchange

43:00 Why should a big fund house have the ability to charge more on a new scheme?

48:00 Performance based AUM through sandbox

53:00 How do you make the mutual fund industry 10X bigger?