Dr. Muruganandan S

Assistant Professor
  • M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET
  • Courses Taught : M.Com and M.Com (IBM)
  • Area of Expertise : Personal Finance, Investment Management, Portfolio Management

Contact Details

email : acheveranand@sdmcujire.in

Research Details

  • Completed a dissertation entitled “Persistence and Determinants of Performance of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds” for the award of Ph.D degree
  • Completed a dissertation entitled “Performance Evaluation of Fund of Mutual Funds in India” for partial fulfillment of M.Phil degree

Publications

Book

Muruganandan, S and Padmasani (2014) “Performance Persistence and Determinants of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds” published by Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-8484-8608-3

Research Papers

  1. Muruganandan S, Vijayakumar N and Dharani M (2017), “Impact of US Stock Market and Oil Price on BRIC Stock Markets and Their Interdependency”, Journal of Contemporary Research in Management, Vol. 12, No.4, pp. 75-87. ISSN: 0973-9785. 
  2. Muruganandan S., V. Santhi and J. Arunkumar (2017) “Calendar Anomalies: Before and After the Global Financial Crisis in Emerging BRIC Stock Markets”, HuSS: International Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 4(1), 26–30, January–June 2017 ISSN (Online): 2349-8900.
  3. Muruganandan S.  (2017) “Week End Effect: Evidence from Indian Stock Market”, ABBS Management Business and Entrepreneurship Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 19-29. ISSN: 0976-3341. 
  4. Muruganandan S, Vijayakumar N and Padmasani (2016). “Performance Persistence of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds” Finance India, Vol.  XXX, No. 3, Septembe, pp 883-908. ISSN : 0970 – 3772
  5. Dharani M, Vijayakumar N and Muruganandan S (2016) “A Study on the Relationship Between Price and Net Asset Value of the Exchange Traded Funds in India”, Smart Journal of Business Management Studies, Vol. 12, No.2 pp.31-40, DOI : 10.5958/2321-2012.2016.00011.7 
  6. Vijayakumar N; Dharani M and Muruganandan S (2015) “Impact of Weather on Return and Volatility: Evidence from Indian Stock Market” International Journal of Financial Management, Vol.5, No.2, pp. 44-51. ISSN: 2229-5690.
  7. Muruganandan S. (2015) “A Comparative Study on Financial Strength of Tata Steel Ltd and SAIL” The Management Accountant, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp.72-75. ISSN: 0972-3528
  8. Muruganandan. S and Shivaprasad (2014) “Performance Persistence of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds: With Special Reference to Bull and Bear Market” ISOR Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 2, pp.18-27. ISSN: 2321-5933 
  9. Padmasani, Muruganandan, S. and S. Vidhya (2012). “Determinants of Capital Structure: A case Study on Selected CNX Sectoral Indices”, ENQUETER: a Research Journal on Management, Vol. 2, No.1, pp.8-13. ISSN: 2249-1473  
  10. Vijayakumar. N, Muruganandan. S and Chandra Sekhara Rao. K (2012). “Relationship between Fund Performance and Fund Characteristics: Evidence from India”, The IUP Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 18, No.2, pp.5-18. ISSN: 0972-5105  
  11. Padmasani, S. Muruganandan and M. Yazhini (2012). “A case study on attitude of rural and urban customers of Khadi products”. Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management. Vol.2, No.9, pp. 231-242. ISSN 2321 – 9246 
  12. Padmasani, S. Muruganandan and M. Yazhini (2011). “Rural Consumers’ Attitude towards Khadi Products”, The Journal of Management and Science, Vol.1, No.2, pp.14-23. ISSN: 2249-1260
  13. Padmasani, S. Muruganandan (2012). An Analysis of Ups and Downs in the Return of IT Sector Scrip’s- With Special Reference to the Period of Sub-prime Financial Crisis. Journal of Commerce and Management Research, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 30-39.  ISSN: 2249-0442

Articles

  1. Padmasani and S. Muruganandan (2011). “A study on application of market power trade credit theory”, International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 12-21. ISSN: 2229-4104
  2. S.Muruganandan, E.P. Sengottuvel and Malabika Deo (2010). “Prospects of Fund of Mutual Funds (FOFs) in India”. Journal of Management Trends, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 97-103.

Edited Book

S. Muruganandan and E.P. Sengottuvel (2009) chapter entitled “Experience of exporters in managing currency risk by derivatives” in the Book Export Credit Insurance – Opportunities & challenges, published by Serials Publications (New Delhi), pp. 364-375

Conference

Participation in seminars/workshops/conferences/conventions

  • Participated in seven days National Workshop on “Quality Enhancement in Social Science Research” organized by the Department Of Commerce, Bharathiar University from 21st to 27th November, 2011
  • Participated in five days National Workshop on “A to Z – Research Workshop” organized by the Department Of Commerce, Bharathiar University from 16th to 20th March, 2011
  • Participated in two days National Conference on “Trade in Tamilnadu” organized by the Department Of Commerce, Bharathiar University during 14th & 15th December, 2010
  • Participated in two days National Level Workshop cum Seminar on “Indian Commodity Market Derivatives and Risk Management- the Road Ahead” organized by the Department Of Commerce, Pondicherry University in collaboration with UGC on 11th and 12th September, 2009
  • Participated in three days Inter-National Conference on “Micro Finance” organized by the Department of Commerce, Pondicherry University during 21st to 23rd January, 2009

Paper Presentation

  • Presented a paper titled “Testing the Profitability of Technical Trading Rules using BSE Sensex” in 55th Annual conference of The Indian Econometric Society(TIES) organized by Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy (MSEPP), Mumbai University and National Institute of Securities Market (NISM) held during January 8th -10th, 2019
  • Presented a paper titled “Performance Persistence of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds: With Special Reference to Bull and Bear Market” in 7th International Business Research Conference conducted by IES Management College and Research, Bandra, Mumbai during 21st and 22nd February 2014
  • Presented a paper titled “Performance Persistence of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds (FOFS)” in 5th International Conference on Emerging Financial Markets conducted by PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore during 6th and 7th December 2012
  • Presented a paper titled “Term Structural Relationship between Index Options Liquidity and Underlying Index” in the 47th Annual conference of The Indian Econometric Society conducted by The Department of Economics, Devi Ahilya University, Indore during January 6th – 8th, 2011
  • Presented a paper titled “Relationship Between Fund Performance and Characteristics of Indian Mutual Funds” in the international conference on Business and Finance (ICBF) 2010 organized by the IBS, Hyderabad in collaboration with Indian Institute of Capital Markets, Mumbai on 12th and 13th March, 2010
  • Presented a paper titled “Relationship between Fund Performance and Characteristics of Indian Fund of Mutual Funds” in the 46th Annual conference of The Indian Econometric Society conducted by The Department of Economics, University Of Jammu during March 04th to 6th, 2010
  • Presented a paper titled “Consumer Groups in Public Distribution System- Need of the Hour” in the national seminar on Consumer Rights and Protection Organized by Annamalai University on 27th and 28th March, 2009
  • Presented a paper titled “Banking Sector Reforms and Its Implication on BASEL II Norms” in the national seminar on Financial Sector Reforms in India organized by the Department of Economics, Periyar University, Salem on 12th and 13th March, 2009
  • Presented a paper titled “Impact of Financial Crisis in Mutual Funds” in the national conference on The Global Financial Crisis and Its Impact on India organized by the Department of Commerce, Navarasam Arts and Science College for Women, Erode on 7th February, 2009
  • Presented a paper titled “Experience of Exporters in Managing Currency Risk by Derivative” in the national conference on Export Credit Insurance and Its Contribution to India’s Export- Opportunity and Challenges organized by the Department of Commerce, School of Management, Pondicherry University on 10th and 11th October, 2008
  • Presented a paper titled “Globalization of Indian Business” in the state level seminar on Impact of globalization on Indian Economy organized by Economics Department, A.P.A College, Palani held on 9th February, 2007

University Level

  • Participated in the workshop organized by Mangalore University Commerce Teachers’ Association at Canara College, Mangalore on the topic ​ “B.Com. New Curriculum” on 21-07-2007.
  • Participated in the workshop organized by Mangalore University Commerce Teachers’ Association at Besant First Grade Evening College, Mangalore, on “ ​ Conceptual clarification on Final B.Com New Syllabus” ​ on 19-07- 08.
  • Attended the UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Commerce and Business Administration, conducted by the Department of Business Administration of Mangalore University from 3-11-2011 to 28-11- 2011.

Any Other

Awards and Achievements

  • Secured 9th rank in M.Phil degree entrance examination conducted by Pondicherry University and receives the UGC Scholarship of Rs. 3000 pm
  • Presented a paper and won the Best Paper Award titled “Testing the Treynor and Mazuy model with Fund of Mutual Funds Daily data in Indian Context” in the National Conference on Contemporary Issues in Banking and Finance conducted by KPR School of Management, Coimbatore held on 17th November 2012

Resource person/ Guest Lecture

  • Delivered a special lecture on the topic “Why to Invest & How to pick the Stocks” on 02.02.2017 (Thursday) to M.Com and Research students, Department of Commerce, Bharathiar University
  • Served as Chairperson for the technical session “Investors Expectation, Dividend Policy and its Impact on market value of shares” in the UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on “Corporate Governance and Dividend Policy in India” organized by PG Department of Commerce, Gobi Arts & Science College, Gobi held on 25th & 26th September 2015
  • Served as resource person for the one day workshop on “SPSS - Research Software” organized by Department of Commerce, Government First Grade College, Uppinangady, on 23-03-2015
  • Delivered a special lecture on the topic “CAPM” to M.Com Students, Government First Grade College, Uppinangady, on 28-04-2014
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