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Mutual Funds NPS® Survey- Axis, Birla Sun, HDFC, ICICI, and more

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Divya Kandwal
July 30, 2019
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Numr recently conducted a survey about Mutual Funds in the top 8 cities of India. ¹

See the findings below-

NPS® AND GROWTH

QUESTION

Select the Mutual Fund company you have invested in. On a scale of 0 to 10, how likely are you to recommend it to a friend or a colleague?

To summerise, HDFC, Axis, ICICI Prudential, Aditya Birla Sun, Franklin Templeton, Reliance and DSP BlackRock are the companies that the majority of the respondents have invested in.

Additionally, Numr Research also  measured the Net Promoter Scores of various companies against percentage change in total Assets under Management (AUM) and concluded that NPS has a strong, visible effect on the growth of a Mutual Fund company.

Moreover, Axis Mutual Fund has the highest NPS (67.96) among the companies surveyed along with the highest growth (It’s Assets under Management increased by 16% in March, 2019). Similarly, HDFC experienced a 14% increase in its total AUM and has a corresponding NPS of 60.8. Furthermore, Reliance and DSP BlackRock have the lowest NPS, at 51 and 52 and reported a loss of 5% and 9% respectively echoing the notion that NPS has a strong correlation with a company’s financial growth.

QUESTION

What kind of Mutual Funds have you invested in?

Thus, as seen above, a staggering majority of 73% respondents said that they primarily invest in Equity Funds. Additionally, 23% said that they mostly invest in Debt Funds and 27 % chose a mix of both. (Interestingly, Chennai emerged as the majority for Equity Funds with 73% whereas Delhi was the majority for Debt, at 31%).

QUESTION

Have you ever invested in Mutual Funds?

Mutual funds penetration in india
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Presently, millennials constitute around 47% of India’s working population. Also, according to the Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), financial institutions like banks, mutual fund and insurance companies “are on the cusp of a great opportunity to pool-in “millennial” savings on one hand and offer insurance and investment options in return.”

Therefore, since millennials form a major faction of the total population, they will be the“primary contributors to economic growth whether as consumers, entrepreneurs or investors” in the coming years.

Low Mutual Funds penetration in India

Although, it is true that the penetration of Mutual Funds in India is low compared to other nations, it is steading climbing up. Currently, Mutual Funds penetration is 12.8% of total GDP (the world average is 62%). However, this number is almost double of what the figure was merely five years back (6.7% in FY 2012). As evidenced by this  survey, urban Indians have already started investing seriously in Mutual Funds. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that the rest of the country is also catching up slowly.

METHODOLOGY

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A total of 500 respondents across various demographics were surveyed. These respondents all belonged to the top 8 cities, namely Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai and were at least 22 years of age, at the time of answering the survey. These respondents were affluent, tech savvy urbanites who routinely use OTT platforms, are extremely health conscious and keenly aware of changing market trends.

*Net promoter Score® and NPS® are registered trademarks of Bain & Company, Satmetrix and Fred Reichheld

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