ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Contrarian Fund

When markets are behaving in a highly irrational manner governments/regulators often try to send appropriate signals to calm down market sentiments. The problem is to intervene in the markets without sending signals that they are over-protective of market players. Such intervention should be reserved mainly for situations that are really serious and highly destabilising in nature. One way to minimise official intervention is to encourage the setting up of a Contrarian Fund which should not impose anysubsidy on the government but would enjoy all the benefits to which a mutual fund is entitled.

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