Master of Business Administration Executive

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Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)

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MBA Executive Research Project

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Executive Summary

This research paper was written with an attempt to focus on Issues in the development of retail unit holdings in open ended mutual fund sector of Pakistan.

The mutual fund sector of Pakistan has a net asset base of Rs. 422.94 billion as on June 30, 2014. The total numbers of units outstanding in all categories were 12,165.35 million units out of which 2,671.31 million units were outstanding to retail unit holders Further the total amounts of unit holdings in all categories were amounted to Rs. 407,124 billion out of which Rs. 106.379 billion (26.13%) was related to retail unit holders of mutual funds sector of Pakistan.

It was noted that that Pakistan is lagging behind even its neighboring country i.e. India Which has a retail unit holdings of 48% of total net assets of the mutual funds^ Further the amount of retail investments in mutual funds sector of Pakistan was only 2,69% of total personal deposits held with the commercial banks of Pakistan as on June 30, 2014. This shows a problem and potential for growth prospects in the mutual funds industry keeping in view the fact that larger segment of households are still untapped by the mutual fund sector.



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