Tuesday, February 03, 2009 11:13 Hrs IST
Changes in portfolio of DSP BR MF's liquid schemes
In accordance with Sebi's Circular dated 19 January 2009
DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund has announced change in portfolio of DSP BlackRock Liquidity Fund and DSP BlackRock Cash Plus Fund.
In accordance with Sebi circular date 19 January 2009, the investment pattern indicating characteristics of the portfolio of the Liquid schemes have been revised as follows:
i. With effect from 01 February 2009 and up to 30 April 2009, scheme shall make investments in / purchase debt and money market securities with maturity of upto 182 days only. In case of securities with put and call options (daily and otherwise) the residual maturity shall not be greater than 182 days.
ii. With effect from 01 May 2009, the scheme shall make investments in / purchase debt and money market securities with maturity of upto 91 days only. In case of securities with put and call options (daily and otherwise) the residual maturity shall not be greater than 91 days
With regard to changes above, in case of securities where the principal is to be repaid in a single payout the maturity of the securities shall mean residual maturity. In case the principal is to be repaid in more than one payout then the maturity of the securities shall be calculated on the basis of weighted average maturity of the security. In the event that the maturity of the security falls on a non-business day then settlement of securities will tale place on the next business day.
iii. Inter-scheme transfers of the securities having maturity of upto 365 days and held in other schemes as on 1 February 2009 shall be permitted till 31 October 2009. With effect from 1 November 2009 such inter scheme transfer of securities held in other schemes having maturity of upto 91 days only shall be permitted in the liquid schemes.