Can a value of mutual fund decrease even after a rise in it’s NAV?

Originally asked and answered on Quora, following is the link

Now an investor has invested Rs. 400 in Reliance liquid fund-Treasury plan when the NAV was 4023.9108(units allocated=0.099). The very next day NAV increased to some 4024 and now it is 4026.7599 but the value of his fund reduced to 398.65. So, he was wondering that even though the NAV increased why did he lose value?

This is a very interesting situation and a basic fallacy in how the mutual fund system works in India. Continue reading “Can a value of mutual fund decrease even after a rise in it’s NAV?”

How the realization of a crooked system made Varun start FinoZen and FinoTrust

We Indians take our time in trusting someone, usually because we have heard stories of how our parents were cheated by someone or in our day to day life i.e. when we go shopping or in auto etc. we see that people are trying to fleece money from us (of course with exceptions of some good samaritans!)

The irony of the situation is however that we get around to trusting institutions easily – Continue reading “How the realization of a crooked system made Varun start FinoZen and FinoTrust”