A few frequently used terms

A few frequently used terms are explained here below

Net Asset Value

Net Asset Value  is the market value of the assets of the schemes minus its liabilities. The per unit NAV is the net asset value of the schemes divided by the number of units outstanding on the Valuation Date

Sale  Price:

Is the p[rice you pay when you invest in a scheme. Also called offer price. It may include a sales load.

Repurchase Price:

Is the price at which a close-ended scheme repurchases its units and it may include a back-end load. This is also called Bid Price.

Redemtion Price

Is the price at which open-ended schemes repurchase their units and close-ended schemes redeem their units on maturity. Such prices are NAV related.

Sales Load

Is a charge collected by a scheme when it sells the units. Also called, ‘Front-end ’load. Schemes that do not charge a load are called No Load schemes.

Repurchase or’Back-end’ Load:

Is a charge  collected by a scheme when it buys back the unit from the unit holders.

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