List of Mutual Fund Companies in India

1. Reliance Mutual Funds

2. HDFC

3. Fidelity

4. Franklin Templeton

5. ABN Amro

6. AIG

7. Bank of Baroda

8. Birla Sun Life

9. Canara Bank

10. DBS Chola Mandalam AMC

11. DSP Merrill Lynch

12. Deutsche Bank

13. Escorts Mutual

14. HSBC

15. ICICI Prudential

16. ING

17. JM Financial

18. JP Morgan

19. Kotak Mahindra

20. LIC

21. Lotus India

22. Morgan Stanley

23. Principal

24. Quantum

25. State Bank of India (SBI)

26. Sahara Mutual Funds

27. Standard Chartered

28. Sundaram BNP Paribas

29. Tata

30. Taurus Mutual Funds

31. UTI

32. Benchmark Funds

# Company URL
1 AIG Investments http://www.aiggig.co.in
2 Association of MF in India http://www.amfiindia.com
3 ABN Amro http://www.abnamro.co.in/investmentservices/investment_products/mutual_funds.html
4 Benchmark Funds http://www.benchmarkfunds.com
5 Birla Sunlife http://www.birlasunlife.com
6 Bank of Baroda http://www.bobmf.com
7 Computer Age Mgmt Services http://www.camsonline.com
8 Canara Robeco http://www.canbankmutual.com
9 DBS Cholamandalam http://www.dbscholamutual.com
10 Deutsche Bank http://www.deutschemutual.com
11 DSP Merrill Lynch http://www.dspmlmutualfund.com
12 Escots http://www.escotsmutual.com
13 Fidelity http://www.fidelity.co.in
14 Franklin Templeton http://www.franktempletonindia.com
15 HDFC http://www.hdfcfund.com
16 HSBC http://www.hsbcinvestments.co.in
17 ING Vysa http://www.ingvysamf.com
18 J M Mutual http://www.jmmutual.com
19 JPMorgan http://www.jpmorganmf.com
20 Kotak http://www.kotakmutual.com
21 LIC Mutual Funds http://www.licmutual.com
22 Religare Mutual Funds http://www.religaremf.com
23 Morgan Stanley http://indiamf.morganstanley.com/
24 Principal http://www.principalindia.com
25 Prudential ICI http://www.icicipruamc.com/
26 Quantum http://www.quantumc.com
27 Reliance http://www.reliancemutual.com
28 Sahara http://www.saharamutual.com
29 State Bank of India http://www.sbimf.com
30 SEBI http://www.sebi.gov.in
31 Standard Chartered http://www.standardcharterdmf.com
32 Sundaram BNP Paribas http://www.sundarambnpparibas.in
33 TATA http://www.tatamutualfund.com
34 Taurus http://www.taurusmutualfund.com
35 UTI http://www.utimf.com
36 ICI http://www.ici.org
37 PIMCO http://www.pimco.com
38 Vanguard http://www.vanguard.com
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Relevant stock investor statistics for investing in India

1. Trading Volume:

1984: US $3M / daily,

1994: US$100 Million,

2007: 8 Billion / daily ($6B in derivatives)

2. Assset Management Companies:

1994: 10, Total Funds ~ 100

2007: 32, Total Funds ~1000

3. Best Mutual fund companies in India

DSP Merrill Lynch

Fidelity Mutual Funds

Frankling Templeton Funds

HDFC Mutual Funds

Sundaram BNP Paribas Mutual Funds

Source: Personalfn.com

List of News Resources for Indian Market

1. Yahoo Finance India

2. ANI

3. Business Week India

4. Business Wire India

5. CNBC TV 18 Live

6. Financial Express

7. Hindustan Times

8. Rediff Business News

9. CNN IBN Live (Live Streaming of IBN)

10. India Times Economic Times

11. Personal FN

12. Equity Master

13. Reuters News India

Hedge Funds Focused on India

1. Avatar

2. Hudson Fairfax Group

3. India Deep Value Fund

4. Fair Value Capital

5. Indea Capital

6. India Capital Fund

7. Monsoon Capital

8. Karma Capital Management

9. Atlantis Investment Management

10. Naissance Jaipur (India) Fund

11. Quantum Asset Fund

India’s leading Equity Brokerage Firms 2007

D&B India has a great report on the leading Equity brokerage firms in India. Over 394 firms are listed by Size, Total Terminals, Sub brokers, Total Employees, Branches, Cities of operation and Offerings. Some excerpts:

For the broking industry, we started with an initial database of over 1,800 broking firms that were contacted, from which 464 responses were received. The list was further short listed based on the number of terminals and the top 210 were selected for profiling. 394 responses, that provided more than 85% of the information sought have been included for this analysis presented here as insights. All the data for the study was collected through responses received directly from the broking firms. The insights have been arrived at through an analysis on various parameters, pertinent to the equity broking industry, such as region, terminal, market, branches, sub brokers, products and growth areas. 

Some key characteristics of the sample 394 firms are:

  • On the basis of geographical concentration, the West region has the maximum representation of 52%. Around 24% firms are located in the North, 13% in the South and 10% in the East
  • 3% firms started broking operations before 1950, 65% between 1950-1995 and 32% post
    1995
  • On the basis of terminals, 40% are located at Mumbai, 12% in Delhi, 8% in Ahmedabad, 7% in Kolkata, 4% in Chennai and 29% are from other cities
  • From this study, we find that almost 36% firms trade in cash and derivatives and 27% are into cash markets alone. Around 20% trade in cash, derivatives and commodities
  • In the cash market, around 34% firms trade at NSE, 14% at BSE and 52% trade at both exchanges. In the derivative segment, 48% trade at NSE, 7% at BSE and 45% at both, whereas in the debt market, 31% trade at NSE, 26% at BSE and 43% at both exchanges
  • Majority of branches are located in the North, i.e. around 40%. West has 31%, 24% are located in South and 5% in East
  • In terms of sub-brokers, around 55% are located in the South, 29% in West, 11% in North and 4% in East
  • Trading, IPOs and Mututal Funds are the top three products offered with 90% firms offering trading, 67% IPOs and 53% firms offering mutual fund transactions
  • In terms of various areas of growth, 84% firms have expressed interest in expanding their institutional clients, 66% firms intend to increase FII clients and 43% are interested in setting up JV in India and abroad
  • In terms of IT penetration, 62% firms have provided their website and around 94% firms have email facility

List of Equity Research firms in India

1. Almondz

2. Emkay Research

3. India Infoline

4. PINC Research

5. Motilal Oswal

6. Prabhudas Liladhar

7. Citigroup India

8. DSP Merrill Lynch

9. JP Morgan Equity

10. CLSA

11. Morgan Stanley

 12. IL&FS Investsmart

13. Religare, Religare Securities and Religare Online

14. HDFC Securities

15. SSKI

16. ENAM Edelweiss Research

17. ICICI Securities

18. Pranav Securities

19. Sharekhan

20. KJMC

21. Karvy

22. Deutsche Bank

23. Prime Broking

24. Goldman Sachs

25. P-Securities

26. Angel Broking, Angel Trading

27. SSKI

28. Ambit Capital

29. Finquest Securities

30. UBS Investment

31. IDBI Capital

32. Macquarie Research

33. Asit C. Mehta Research

34. Bajaj Capital

35. Kotak Securities

36. Dolat Capital

37. UTI Securities

38. IL&FS Investsmart

39. Enam Securities

40. ABN Amro

41. ASK Securities

42. Networth

43. Khandwala Securities

44. ASK Raymond James

45. HSBC

46. Anand Rathi

47. Ventura Securities

48. Niche Research

49. Antique Stock Broking

50. Asian Market Securities

51. Man Financial

52. KR Choksey Research

53. Indiabulls Research

54. SPA Research

55. SKP Securities

56. Keynote Capitals

57. Brics Securities

SENSEX and List of 30 companies

30 companies make up the most watched index in India – the SENSEX (SENSitive IndEX). These are the largest capitalized companies.

Name   Sector  
ACC Housing Related
Ambuja Cements Ltd Housing Related
Bajaj Auto Transport Equipments
BHEL Capital Goods
Bharti Airtel Telecom
Cipla Healthcare
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories** Healthcare
Grasim Industries Diversified
HDFC Finance
HDFC Bank Finance
Hindalco Industries Metal, Metal Products & Mining
Hindustan Lever Limited FMCG
ICICI Bank Finance
Infosys Information Technology
ITC Limited FMCG
Larsen & Toubro Capital Goods & Construction.
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited Transport Equipments
Maruti Udyog Transport Equipments
NTPC Power
ONGC Oil & Gas
Ranbaxy Laboratories Healthcare
Reliance Communications Telecom
Reliance Energy Power
Reliance Industries Oil & Gas
Satyam Computer Services Information Technology
States Bank of India Banking & Finance
Tata Consultancy Services Information Technology
Tata Motors Transport Equipments
Tata Steel Metal, Metal Products & Mining
Wipro Information Technology