Union Government decides to raise EPFO Investment in ETF from 5 to 10 per cent

Posted on:30 Sep 2016 09:31:57

Union Government decides to raise EPFO Investment in ETF from 5 to 10 per cent
30 September 2016 Current Affairs: The Union Government has decided to raise the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) investment in Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) from existing 5 per cent to 10 per cent on 30 September 2016.

The decision has been taken considering the good returns in ETF investment.

An official release said, in the last one year, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has invested 6577 crore rupees. The investment has yielded a good return of 13.24 per cent.

The past performance of the last six months from April, 2016 to August, 2016 also showed gradual appreciation in the returns from 0.37 per cent in March 2016 to 13.24 per cent in August 2016. Five per cent EPF has been invested in NIFTY 50 and SENSEX.

The pattern of investment prescribed by the Ministry of Finance has given guidelines for investment in equity from 5 per cent to 15 per cent.


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