Investor Patterns in Mutual Fund Investment in Farrukhabad District Uttar Pradesh India
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International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development 1 (5): 319-325 (August 2017)

This research presents a study of investor behaviour for investment in mutual funds in Farrukhabad District, Uttar Pradesh, India. The idea of mutual fund coined in Netherlands in eighteenth century and introduced in India by Unit Trust of India in 1960s. As the mutual fund gives an opportunity of diversified investment composition with changeable level of risk, Mutual fund was believed to be the main profitable medium for domestic investors. The present condition is of innovative investment. Investor are suitable for innovative investment as well as more attentive for cashless transactions, online banking, online shopping, online investment etc, feeling self-sufficient for Investment related matters. In related to investment previously Bank saving as well as saving account, Public Provident Fund through bank and post offices was the most suitable options for the investors. But now investors are more informative as compare to previously and investing in different areas for diversification of their investment. In the present condition, mutual fund investments are the important investment methods as compared to other options. Through mutual fund investment, we can get the indirect communication with capital market. The mutual funds can be choosing on the basis of different preferences like investor age, investor financial situation, investor risk capacity and what short of return investor looking from mutual fund investment. Mutual Funds gives high liquidity, managed by professionals, provides ELSS (Equity Linked Saving Schemes) tax saving with investment. Investor can get huge returns and having choice of different schemes as per the requirements as well execution of their financial goals. This research presents Investors' attitude for Mutual Funds Investment. In this research, Primary data collected through questionnaire and secondary data collected from various literatures and from internet. The results indicate that most of the investors know about mutual funds but still not investing in mutual fund due to lack of knowledge regarding investment in mutual fund. This research also investigate investors attitude for mutual funds investment in future for achieving investment objective. This research recommendation will be useful for mutual fund operating organizations and government to initiate the awareness programs for investors, so they become more literate and also run training programs for mutual funds advisors for developing trust in mutual fund investors. This research presents a study of investor behaviour for investment in mutual funds in Farrukhabad District, Uttar Pradesh, India. Prof. (Dr.) Mohit Gangwar | Dr. Sapna Singh"Investor Patterns in Mutual Fund Investment in Farrukhabad District, Uttar Pradesh, India" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-1 | Issue-5 , August 2017, URL: http://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd2296.pdf http://www.ijtsrd.com/management/management-development/2296/investor-patterns-in-mutual-fund-investment-in-farrukhabad-district-uttar-pradesh-india/prof-dr-mohit-gangwar
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