Eaton Vance Greater India Fund
Looking ahead for Indian-Focused Funds
All five India-focused funds have their highest individual sectoral exposure to financials. As reported in the news, 2015 has been a year of global economic stress.
Which Sector Has Attracted the Most FDI This Year?
Cumulative data of FDI inflows since April 2000 show the services sector has received 17% of the total FDI inflows in India.
Reserve Bank of India Held the Repo Rate in December
The “repo rate” is a repurchase option rate. It’s a key monetary policy rate for the Reserve Bank of India. It’s the rate at which the RBI lends to commercial banks.
Public or Private Spending: What’s Driving Infrastructure Growth?
The private sector is lagging as compared to others regarding projects awarded. The public sector projects far outnumber both the private and PPP projects.
How Does the Matthews India Fund Compare to Its Peers?
As of December 31, 2015, Matthews India Fund has the lowest holdings turnover among the five funds.
How Does WAINX’s Performance Compare to Its Peers?
In this part, we’ll compare WAINX to four similar India-focused funds. These include INDAX, MINDX, ETGIX, and FIGZX.
India’s Healthcare Sector Has Stolen the Show in 2015
Due to the healthcare sector’s evergreen nature, the S&P BSE Healthcare Index has been able to provide a healthy return amid slowdowns in other sectors.
RBI Cut the Repo Rate: Will More Rate Cuts Follow?
Due to the expected fall in inflation, the RBI will likely undertake more cuts in the repo rate. These rate cuts will aim to boost consumption.
India’s Monetary Policy Committee Cuts the Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points
An important meeting The October 2016 meeting of the RBI (Reserve Bank of India), which concluded on October 4, was an important one. It was the first monetary policy announcement that came via the MPC (Monetary Policy Committee). In India, monetary policy announcements have traditionally been made under the guidance of the RBI Governor, but […]
Reviewing Raghuram Rajan’s Term as the RBI Governor
Raghuram Rajan started his term as the 23rd governor of the RBI on September 5, 2013. He will be completing his three-year term this September.
Reserve Bank of India Left the Repo Rate Untouched in August
The Reserve Bank of India left its benchmark interest rate, the repo rate, unchanged at 6.5% in its policy meeting on August 9, 2016.
Reserve Bank of India Leaves the Repo Rate Unchanged
The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) left its benchmark interest rate, the repo rate, unchanged in its policy meeting on June 7, 2016.
How Have India’s Industry and Services Sectors Performed?
In its monetary policy statement released on April 5, 2016, the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) said that the GVA (gross value added) by the industry sector “accelerated in H2” primarily due to low input costs.
The Reserve Bank of India Slashed the Repo Rate in April
The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) reduced the country’s repo rate by 25 basis points on April 5, 2016.
Economic Growth in India is Strong, but Exports Are Hurting
Data released by India’s CSO (Central Statistics Office) in February 2016 shows that economic growth in India, as measured by its GDP, is expected to be 7.6% in the financial year 2015–2016.
RBI Expects India’s CPI Inflation to Remain on Target
The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is confident about meeting the 6% target for CPI (consumer price index) inflation in January 2016.
Understanding The Eaton Vance Greater India Fund Portfolio
Compared to other India-focused funds, ETGIX has a small portfolio, comprising only 33 holdings. As of September 30, 2015, the top ten holdings of ETGIX formed 46.8% of the portfolio.
How the Eaton Vance Greater India Fund – Class A Performed in 2015
The Eaton Vance Greater India Fund – Class A (ETGIX) is in a close range to the returns of the benchmark for all three periods. In 2015, the fund gave a return of -6.1%.
Production Slumped in India’s Core Infrastructure Sector
In the first two quarters of fiscal 2016, the production growth of four out of the eight sectors has fallen as compared to the first two quarters of fiscal 2015.
Why Distress Signals Are Coming from Indian Infrastructure Stocks
In this article, we will look at how stocks of some major Indian infrastructure companies have performed in the last year.
Understanding India’s Infrastructure Sector
The NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government came to power in May 2014. With big promises of development, the party aimed to push major reforms to help speed up India’s recovery process.
Is the Reserve Bank of India Anticipating a Rate Hike by the Fed?
The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) didn’t lower the interest rate in its bimonthly review on December 1, 2015. The RBI kept the policy repo rate unchanged at 6.8%.
What Led to the Euphoria around India’s Construction Sector?
According to the Indian government’s estimates for the five years from 2006–2007 to 2010–2011, the construction sector contributed 8% to India’s GDP.
A Sector-by-Sector Overview of India’s S&P Bombay Stock Exchange
The S&P BSE sector indexes are Energy, Finance, Industrials, Telecom, Utilities, Information Technology, and Healthcare.
Which Sectors Will Benefit from the FDI Reforms?
India’s FDI reforms are expected to boost foreign investment in major sectors including the construction, retail, defense, banking, agriculture, and aviation sectors.
How Has the ETGIX Performed?
The Eaton Vance Greater India Fund Class A (ETGIX) is an equity fund that invests in Indian equities.