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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2019

Updated on March 17, 2019 , 11298 views

Bond Mutual Funds offer higher returns than bank accounts and are highly liquid in nature, which means that investors can redeem their investment at any point of time. Some of the best major benefits of investing in Bond Funds are low-cost structure, relatively higher returns, high liquidity and reasonable safety.

Bonds

Bond Funds also known as Debt fund. It’s a type of Mutual Fund scheme that invests in fixed income instruments such as government & corporate Bonds, money market instruments, corporate debt securities, etc., that offer capital appreciation. Bond Funds are an ideal investment for average risk-averse investors who are looking for stable & regular income. These funds are less volatile and hence are less risky than Equity Funds. Moreover, Bond Funds can be a better alternative to a bank Fixed Deposit.

Following are the best Bond Funds as per the category ranking that can help you achieve your Financial goals and can help you earn better returns.

Why to Invest in Bond Mutual Funds?

Some of the important benefits of these funds are:

  • Bond Funds are a good option for earning regular income. For instance, choosing dividend payout can be an option for regular income.
  • It is a good option to plan short financial goals. In a shorter duration, these funds ensure safety returns and as highly liquid as well.
  • In Bond Funds, you can withdraw/redeem even partial money from your investment at any point and can let the remaining money stay invested.
  • As, Bond Funds majorly invest in government securities they are not affected by the volatility of the equity market. Hence, it’s an optimal investment avenue for those who are risk-averse.

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Bond Funds to Invest for < 1 year

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2018 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund - Super Institutional Plan Growth ₹26.1833
↑ 0.00
₹16,7122.55.29.298.79.53%4M 20D5M 27D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹367.735
↑ 0.07
₹14,0182.24.47.98.17.68.39%3M 22D4M 2D
DHFL Pramerica Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹241.35
↑ 0.05
₹1,7941.83.77.67.27.47.48%1M 10D1M 10D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹50.7882
↑ 0.01
₹2,5591.83.77.57.27.47.14%13D13D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹1,809.57
↑ 0.36
₹5,0451.83.67.47.27.36.93%26D29D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 19 Mar 19

Bond Funds to Invest for > 1 year

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2018 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund Growth ₹33.5246
↑ 0.01
₹3921.93.75.87.45.511.87%9M 18D11M 8D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹18.0726
↓ -0.01
₹1,24824.87.28.66.79.63%2Y 3M 18D3Y 1M 6D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹30.7531
↓ -0.01
₹3,5571.94.87.17.76.59.45%1Y 5M 8D1Y 9M 22D
ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund Growth ₹38.3981
↓ -0.02
₹7,3262.24.56.57.75.88.64%1Y 5M 1D1Y 9M 29D
Reliance Short Term Fund Growth ₹34.5618
↓ -0.01
₹6,6872.24.66.47.15.58.82%1Y 6M 29D2Y 18D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 19 Mar 19

Bond Funds to Invest for > 3 years

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2018 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
Reliance Gilt Securities Fund Growth ₹24.6148
↓ -0.02
₹9290.86.99.79.187.14%4Y 4M 6D6Y 2M 1D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹51.6999
↓ -0.06
₹2310.36.58.58.86.96.89%2Y 6M3Y 6M 18D
ICICI Prudential Gilt Fund Growth ₹63.2908
↑ 0.02
₹9861.24.48.58.66.86.88%2Y 7M 28D3Y 8M 16D
UTI Gilt Fund Growth ₹40.4469
↑ 0.02
₹4570.457.78.96.37.15%3Y 6M 14D4Y 11M 5D
Canara Robeco Gilt Fund Growth ₹50.2154
↓ -0.10
₹670.54.77.184.96.88%3Y 11D3Y 11M 12D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 19 Mar 19

Best 10-Year Govt. Bond Funds

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2018 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
SBI Magnum Constant Maturity Fund Growth ₹40.1784
↓ -0.10
₹356-0.27.49.69.19.97.58%6Y 6M 14D9Y 6M 29D
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹28.2264
↓ -0.03
₹291.19.711.69.211.88.29%6Y 5M 5D9Y 5M 19D
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹15.0372
↓ -0.05
₹300.37.911.18.69.77.64%6Y 2M 19D8Y 8M 1D
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹14.2587
↓ -0.05
₹19-0.27.17.67.25.97.56%6Y 2M 12D8Y 7M 17D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 19 Mar 19

*Below is the list of Bond Mutual Funds having net assets 50 Crore and having managed assets for over 3 Years. Based on heighest Yield to Maturity (ytm)

1. Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan

The primary investment objective of the Scheme is to generate regular income through investments in debt & money market instruments in order to make regular dividend payments to unit holders & secondary objective is growth of capital.

Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 25 Mar 09. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.5% since its launch.  Ranked 6 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 5.6% , 2017 was 7% and 2016 was 10.9% .

Below is the key information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan

Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan
Growth
Launch Date 25 Mar 09
NAV (19 Mar 19) ₹22.6658 ↓ -0.01   (-0.03 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹8,468 on 28 Feb 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.65
Sharpe Ratio 0.13
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 1,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 15.17%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 8 Months 19 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 7 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
28 Feb 14₹10,000
28 Feb 15₹11,233
29 Feb 16₹12,175
28 Feb 17₹13,456
28 Feb 18₹14,413
28 Feb 19₹14,940

Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹206,148.
Net Profit of ₹26,148
Invest Now

Returns for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 19 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.9%
3 Month -0.3%
6 Month 1.5%
1 Year 3.8%
3 Year 6.9%
5 Year 8.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.5%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 5.6%
2017 7%
2016 10.9%
2015 9.5%
2014 12%
2013 10.2%
2012 11.1%
2011 9.4%
2010 5.9%
2009
Fund Manager information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan
NameSinceTenure
Maneesh Dangi1 Sep 144.42 Yr.
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 171.84 Yr.

Data below for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash6.93%
Equity0.46%
Debt92.61%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate86.42%
Cash Equivalent6.93%
Government4.11%
Securitized2.08%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A26.7%
AA32.96%
AAA23.97%
B0.56%
Below B6.34%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Sprit Textiles Private Limited
Debentures | -
8%₹667 Cr4,448
Adilink Infra & Multitrading Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹576 Cr5,215
SP Imperial Star Private Limited
Unlisted bonds | -
5%₹419 Cr325
RKN Retail Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹324 Cr275
REC LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹301 Cr3,100
RKN Retail Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹278 Cr234
NATIONAL BANK FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Debentures | -
3%₹253 Cr2,500
↓ -850
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
3%₹215 Cr
Sugee Builders Private Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹211 Cr200
STATE BANK OF INDIA
Debentures | -
2%₹208 Cr2,080
↓ -370

2. DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund

To generate steady returns with low to medium market risk for investors by investing in a portfolio of short -medium term debt and money market securities.

DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund is a Debt - Short term Bond fund was launched on 21 Jan 03. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 7.8% since its launch.  Ranked 5 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 5.5% , 2017 was 6.8% and 2016 was 10% .

Below is the key information for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund

DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund
Growth
Launch Date 21 Jan 03
NAV (19 Mar 19) ₹33.5246 ↑ 0.01   (0.03 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹392 on 28 Feb 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC DHFL Pramerica Asset Managers Private Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.45
Sharpe Ratio 1.74
Information Ratio -0.26
Alpha Ratio -0.98
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-6 Months (0.5%),6 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 11.87%
Effective Maturity 11 Months 8 Days
Modified Duration 9 Months 18 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
28 Feb 14₹10,000
28 Feb 15₹11,118
29 Feb 16₹11,957
28 Feb 17₹13,175
28 Feb 18₹13,999
28 Feb 19₹14,831

DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹206,148.
Net Profit of ₹26,148
Invest Now

Returns for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 19 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.7%
3 Month 1.9%
6 Month 3.7%
1 Year 5.8%
3 Year 7.4%
5 Year 8.2%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 5.5%
2017 6.8%
2016 10%
2015 8.3%
2014 10.6%
2013 8.1%
2012 9.8%
2011 8.9%
2010 4.9%
2009 7.7%
Fund Manager information for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund
NameSinceTenure
Kumaresh Ramakrishnan13 Dec 171.14 Yr.
Puneet Pal13 Dec 171.14 Yr.

Data below for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash16.27%
Debt83.73%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate83.15%
Cash Equivalent16.27%
Government0.58%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A11.4%
AA73.82%
AAA14.78%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Business Broadcast News Holdings Limited
Debentures | -
21%₹84 Cr8,500,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
19%₹73 Cr7,500,000
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
13%₹50 Cr5,000,000
↓ -2,500,000
Reliance Mediaworks Limited
Debentures | -
12%₹49 Cr5,000,000
Reliance Big Entertainment Private Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹42 Cr4,250,000
↓ -3,250,000
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹27 Cr2,830,000
↓ -210,000
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
5%₹21 Cr
Hansdeep Industries & Trading Company Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹20 Cr2,500,000
↓ -4,440,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹18 Cr2,000,000
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Private Limited
Debentures | -
1%₹3 Cr350,000

3. Indiabulls Short Term Fund

The scheme will endeavor to generate stable returns over short term with a low risk strategy while maintaining liquidity through a portfolio comprising of debt and money market instruments. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be achieved.

Indiabulls Short Term Fund is a Debt - Short term Bond fund was launched on 13 Sep 13. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.2% since its launch.  Ranked 30 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 7.4% , 2017 was 6% and 2016 was 8.5% .

Below is the key information for Indiabulls Short Term Fund

Indiabulls Short Term Fund
Growth
Launch Date 13 Sep 13
NAV (19 Mar 19) ₹1,540.63 ↓ -0.01   (0.00 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹175 on 28 Feb 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Indiabulls Asset Management Company Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.51
Sharpe Ratio 3.8
Information Ratio -0.44
Alpha Ratio 1.62
Min Investment 500
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load NIL
Yield to Maturity 11.38%
Effective Maturity 1 Year 1 Month 13 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 23 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
28 Feb 14₹10,000
28 Feb 15₹10,877
29 Feb 16₹11,926
28 Feb 17₹12,938
28 Feb 18₹13,665
28 Feb 19₹14,720

Indiabulls Short Term Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹206,148.
Net Profit of ₹26,148
Invest Now

Returns for Indiabulls Short Term Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 19 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.8%
3 Month 2.1%
6 Month 4.4%
1 Year 7.7%
3 Year 7.3%
5 Year 8.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.2%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 7.4%
2017 6%
2016 8.5%
2015 9.9%
2014 8.2%
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Indiabulls Short Term Fund
NameSinceTenure
Karan Singh16 Apr 180.87 Yr.

Data below for Indiabulls Short Term Fund as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash31.69%
Debt68.31%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate62.52%
Cash Equivalent31.69%
Government5.79%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A36.42%
AA42.23%
AAA21.35%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Tanglin Developments Limited
Debentures | -
14%₹25 Cr1,930,000
INDIABULLS REAL ESTATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
11%₹20 Cr2,000,000
Reliance Broadcast Network Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹20 Cr1,890,000
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹19 Cr2,000,000
Forbes Technosys Limited
Debentures | -
10%₹17 Cr1,730,000
Avanse Financial Services Limited
Debentures | -
10%₹17 Cr1,840,000
Reliance Big Entertainment Private Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹11 Cr1,100,000
↓ -840,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹10 Cr640,000
7.37% Govt Stock 2023
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹10 Cr1,000,000
↑ 500,000
Net Receivable/Payable
Net Current Assets | -
4%₹7 Cr

4. Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan

The objective of the Scheme is to provide investors stable returns by investing in fixed income securities.

Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan is a Debt - Short term Bond fund was launched on 31 Jan 02. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.4% since its launch.  Ranked 19 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 8.8% , 2017 was 8.6% and 2016 was 8.3% .

Below is the key information for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan

Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan
Growth
Launch Date 31 Jan 02
NAV (19 Mar 19) ₹3,977.05 ↓ -4.29   (-0.11 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹12,517 on 28 Feb 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.57
Sharpe Ratio 2.7
Information Ratio 2.19
Alpha Ratio 0.91
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (0.5%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 11.23%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 6 Months 12 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 11 Months 1 Day

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
28 Feb 14₹10,000
28 Feb 15₹11,231
29 Feb 16₹11,908
28 Feb 17₹13,251
28 Feb 18₹14,275
28 Feb 19₹15,541

Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹209,201.
Net Profit of ₹29,201
Invest Now

Returns for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 19 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.9%
3 Month 2.4%
6 Month 5.7%
1 Year 8.8%
3 Year 9.5%
5 Year 9.2%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.4%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 8.8%
2017 8.6%
2016 8.3%
2015 9.1%
2014 11.7%
2013 9%
2012 10%
2011 9%
2010 5.6%
2009 12%
Fund Manager information for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan
NameSinceTenure
Santosh Kamath24 Jun 162.68 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal24 Jun 162.68 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.8%
Debt95.01%
Other3.19%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate92.48%
Government2.53%
Cash Equivalent1.8%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A50.56%
AA48.02%
AAA1.42%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Debentures | -
6%₹707 Cr7,200
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹524 Cr500
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹515 Cr5,230
DOLVI Minerals & Metals Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹402 Cr2,380
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
3%₹400 Cr
Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd
Debentures | -
3%₹382 Cr4,813
Rishanth Wholesale Trading Private Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹351 Cr350
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹331 Cr3,523
Greenko Solar Energy Private Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹307 Cr30,000
Edelweiss Agri Value Chain Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹300 Cr3,100

5. Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

The Fund seeks to provide regular income and capital appreciation by investing in fixed income securities across the yield curve.

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 12 Nov 09. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.9% since its launch.  Ranked 15 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 8% , 2017 was 8.6% and 2016 was 8.4% .

Below is the key information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
Growth
Launch Date 12 Nov 09
NAV (19 Mar 19) ₹22.181 ↓ -0.03   (-0.15 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,832 on 28 Feb 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio 2.09
Information Ratio 1.59
Alpha Ratio -0.23
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-12 Months (3%),12-18 Months (2%),18-24 Months (1%),24 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 11.16%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 1 Month 17 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 9 Months 29 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
28 Feb 14₹10,000
28 Feb 15₹11,236
29 Feb 16₹11,928
28 Feb 17₹13,309
28 Feb 18₹14,325
28 Feb 19₹15,436

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹209,201.
Net Profit of ₹29,201
Invest Now

Returns for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 19 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.9%
3 Month 2%
6 Month 5%
1 Year 7.8%
3 Year 9.2%
5 Year 9.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 8%
2017 8.6%
2016 8.4%
2015 9.3%
2014 11.6%
2013 8.6%
2012 10.2%
2011 9.1%
2010 7.1%
2009
Fund Manager information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
NameSinceTenure
Santosh Kamath1 Jun 162.75 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal25 Oct 180.35 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.07%
Debt95.49%
Other3.44%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate93.56%
Government1.93%
Cash Equivalent1.07%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A47.98%
AA48.38%
AAA3.63%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Parimal Finance Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹260 Cr2,797
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹184 Cr1,880
EDELWEISS COMMODITIES SERVICES LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹180 Cr1,800
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
4%₹171 Cr8,512
↓ -106
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹150 Cr1,550
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹143 Cr1,450
Rivaaz Trade Ventures Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹142 Cr1,450
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
3%₹132 Cr
Wadhawan Global Capital Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹132 Cr1,250
Pune Solapur Expressways Pvt. Ltd
Debentures | -
3%₹122 Cr12,673

6. Reliance Strategic Debt Fund

(Erstwhile Reliance Classic Bond Fund)

To generate income through investments in a range of debt and money market instruments of various maturities with a view to maximizing income while maintaining the optimum balance of yield, safety and liquidity. The scheme would focus its investments predominantly in corporate bonds of various maturities and across ratings for the purpose of achieving regular income and capital appreciation.

Reliance Strategic Debt Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 26 Jun 14. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.4% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 4.7% , 2017 was 6.9% and 2016 was 11.1% .

Below is the key information for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund

Reliance Strategic Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 26 Jun 14
NAV (19 Mar 19) ₹14.6345 ↓ -0.02   (-0.13 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹5,967 on 28 Feb 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.82
Sharpe Ratio 0.85
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 100
Exit Load 0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 10.61%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 9 Months 22 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 7 Months 20 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
28 Feb 15₹10,820
29 Feb 16₹11,656
28 Feb 17₹12,997
28 Feb 18₹13,792
28 Feb 19₹14,480

Reliance Strategic Debt Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
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Returns for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 19 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.8%
3 Month 1.7%
6 Month 3.4%
1 Year 5.1%
3 Year 7.4%
5 Year
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.4%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 4.7%
2017 6.9%
2016 11.1%
2015 9%
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Prashant Pimple26 Jun 144.6 Yr.
Kinjal Desai25 May 180.69 Yr.

Data below for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash5.34%
Debt94.66%
Other0%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate86.93%
Securitized7.39%
Cash Equivalent5.34%
Government0.34%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA86.52%
AAA13.48%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹519 Cr5,700
Piramal Enterprises Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹298 Cr3,000
Nirma Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹267 Cr2,750
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹248 Cr2,500
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
4%₹226 Cr2,282
↑ 2,282
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹196 Cr2,000
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹195 Cr1,975
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
3%₹176 Cr
INOX Wind Infrastructure Services Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹153 Cr2,319
AU SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹150 Cr1,500

Bond Funds Taxation

Tax implication on Bond Funds or Debt Funds is computed in the following manner-

Short Term Capital Gains

If the holding period of a debt investment is less than 36 months, then it is classified as a short-term investment and these are taxed as per individual's tax slab.

Long Term Capital Gains

If the holding period of debt investment is more than 36 months, then it is classified as a long-term investment and is taxed at 20% with an indexation benefit.

Capital Gains Investment Holding Gains Taxation
Short Term Capital Gains Less than 36 months As per individual's tax slab
Long Term Capital Gains More than 36 months 20% with indexation benefits

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