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Sundaram MF confident that RBI will ensure there is no liquidity crunch

Updated : September 24, 2018 02:04:49 IST

Sundaram Mutual Fund is confident that the Reserve Bank of India will ensure there is no liquidity crunch in the market.

The comments came after NBFC stocks witnessed heavy selling amid concerns that the companies' balance sheets were weak and that they were facing liquidity crunch.

However, Sunil Subramaniam of Sundaram MF, said there was no sense of panic in the industry.

“If you look at the industry where it has raised the money, a significant portion of that is in fixed maturity plans (FMPs),” he said.

Referring to 2013 crisis,  Subramaniam added, “About a few years ago Sebi changed the rule saying that from FMPs you cannot take out money before; whereas during previous crisis you could pay exit load and take money out of FMPs too. So there was a sense of panic in 2013 because a lot of people were willing to pay the exit load and get out of long-term holdings."
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