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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2019 - 2020

Updated on January 17, 2019 , 1401 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 ₹25.7839
↑ 0.01
₹14,7002.94.898.98.70%6M 17D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹362.913
↑ 0.07
₹14,9492.44.27.98.17.68.4%5M 8D6M 4D
DHFL Pramerica Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹238.505
↑ 0.05
₹3,3601.93.87.57.37.47.14%1M 6D1M 6D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹50.2257
↑ 0.01
₹2,2771.93.87.57.37.47.27%12D12D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹1,788.93
↑ 0.35
₹2,0881.83.77.37.37.36.86%1M 5D1M 6D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Jan 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 ₹33.1175
↓ -0.01
₹8312.23.25.77.55.510.53%1Y 3M 4D1Y 7M 17D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹30.4073
↓ 0.00
₹3,8372.74.46.97.96.59.64%1Y 7M 17D2Y 1M 24D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹17.8132
↓ 0.00
₹1,2432.746.88.76.79.85%1Y 10M 24D2Y 4M 24D
UTI Short Term Income Fund Growth ₹22.1226
↓ 0.00
₹8,5912.13.46.17.468.67%1Y 2M 23D1Y 6M 7D
ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund Growth ₹37.8325
₹7,2592.43.66.17.75.88.59%1Y 2M 5D1Y 5M 16D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Jan 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 ₹24.1858
↓ -0.05
₹8873.85.47.69.287.65%4Y 9M 29D6Y 6M 22D
ICICI Prudential Gilt Fund Growth ₹62.5234
↑ 0.00
₹1,0442.64.17.29.16.86.97%1Y 9M 25D2Y 6M 25D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹51.0413
↓ -0.05
₹2024.15.16.99.36.97.73%6Y 14D8Y 11M 5D
UTI Gilt Fund Growth ₹39.775
↓ -0.05
₹4962.53.55.98.66.37.05%1Y 9M 4D2Y 6M 7D
Canara Robeco Gilt Fund Growth ₹49.5344
↓ -0.06
₹672.33.458.54.97.26%3Y 10M 24D6Y 1M 24D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Jan 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 ₹39.5265
↓ -0.11
₹34344.88.59.19.97.59%6Y 6M9Y 7M 20D
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹27.5834
↓ -0.07
₹225.17.310.48.811.87.91%6Y 3M 18D9Y 1M 24D
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹14.7883
↓ -0.04
₹224.35.68.58.69.77.72%6Y 4M 10D9Y 4M 2D
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹14.0419
↓ -0.04
₹193.84.65.17.35.97.57%6Y 2M 8D8Y 10M 10D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Jan 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 8.8% 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 (18 Jan 19) ₹22.8053 ↓ -0.01   (-0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹10,335 on 30 Nov 18
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.65
Sharpe Ratio 0.74
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 12.32%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 10 Months 28 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 1 Month 13 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Dec 13₹10,000
31 Dec 14₹11,197
31 Dec 15₹12,263
31 Dec 16₹13,596
31 Dec 17₹14,551
31 Dec 18₹15,368

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 18 Jan 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.5%
3 Month 2.1%
6 Month 2.4%
1 Year 5.3%
3 Year 7.8%
5 Year 8.8%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.8%
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 144.17 Yr.
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 171.58 Yr.

Data below for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan as on 30 Nov 18

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash2.88%
Equity0.39%
Debt95.32%
Other1.41%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate88.99%
Government4.32%
Cash Equivalent2.88%
Securitized2.01%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A25.6%
AA45.08%
AAA19.71%
B0.45%
BB1.13%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Sprit Textiles Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹720 Cr4,448
Adilink Infra & Multitrading Private Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹568 Cr5,215
Adani Infra (India) Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹540 Cr500
SP Imperial Star Private Limited
Unlisted bonds | -
4%₹411 Cr325
Piramal Enterprises Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹350 Cr2,810
↓ -500
RKN Retail Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹319 Cr275
REC LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹308 Cr3,100
↑ 3,100
RKN Retail Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹273 Cr234
STATE BANK OF INDIA
Debentures | -
2%₹247 Cr2,450
↑ 2,450
Sugee Builders Private Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹207 Cr200

2. 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 (18 Jan 19) ₹1,522.79 ↑ 0.30   (0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹175 on 30 Nov 18
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Indiabulls Asset Management Company Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.51
Sharpe Ratio 2.53
Information Ratio -0.28
Alpha Ratio 1.45
Min Investment 500
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load NIL
Yield to Maturity 11.71%
Effective Maturity 1 Year 1 Month 10 Days
Modified Duration

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Dec 13₹10,000
31 Dec 14₹10,818
31 Dec 15₹11,886
31 Dec 16₹12,895
31 Dec 17₹13,670
31 Dec 18₹14,682

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 18 Jan 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1%
3 Month 2.6%
6 Month 4.2%
1 Year 7.8%
3 Year 7.4%
5 Year 8%
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 180.71 Yr.

Data below for Indiabulls Short Term Fund as on 30 Nov 18

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.88%
Debt93.01%
Other5.12%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate91.24%
Cash Equivalent1.88%
Government1.77%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A29.85%
AA48.99%
AAA21.16%
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
Reliance Big Entertainment Private Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹19 Cr1,940,000
Avanse Financial Services Limited
Debentures | -
10%₹18 Cr1,840,000
Forbes Technosys Limited
Debentures | -
10%₹17 Cr1,730,000
↓ -500,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹10 Cr640,000
Net Receivable/Payable
Receivables | -
5%₹9 Cr
Tanglin Developments Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹6 Cr431,000

3. 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 (18 Jan 19) ₹3,925.23 ↓ -1.03   (-0.03 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹11,644 on 30 Nov 18
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.57
Sharpe Ratio 2.31
Information Ratio 0.6
Alpha Ratio 1.51
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (0.5%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 11.19%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 10 Months 1 Day
Modified Duration 2 Years 25 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Dec 13₹10,000
31 Dec 14₹11,165
31 Dec 15₹12,177
31 Dec 16₹13,192
31 Dec 17₹14,330
31 Dec 18₹15,588

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 18 Jan 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.2%
3 Month 3.7%
6 Month 5.3%
1 Year 8.9%
3 Year 8.6%
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 162.36 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal24 Jun 162.36 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan as on 30 Nov 18

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash0.59%
Debt96.5%
Other2.91%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate93.4%
Government3.1%
Cash Equivalent0.59%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A50.34%
AA48.53%
AAA1.13%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Debentures | -
6%₹717 Cr7,200
↑ 4,850
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹518 Cr5,230
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹516 Cr500
DOLVI Minerals & Metals Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹394 Cr2,380
Rishanth Wholesale Trading Private Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹352 Cr350
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
3%₹348 Cr
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹333 Cr3,523
Greenko Solar Energy Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹307 Cr30,000
Edelweiss Agri Value Chain Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹300 Cr3,100
EDELWEISS COMMODITIES SERVICES LIMITED
Debentures | -
2%₹280 Cr2,800
↑ 2,800

4. 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 (18 Jan 19) ₹21.9083 ↓ -0.02   (-0.09 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,779 on 30 Nov 18
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio 2
Information Ratio 0.57
Alpha Ratio 1.21
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 11.1%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 5 Months 12 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 1 Month 1 Day

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Dec 13₹10,000
31 Dec 14₹11,165
31 Dec 15₹12,203
31 Dec 16₹13,234
31 Dec 17₹14,366
31 Dec 18₹15,516

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 18 Jan 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1%
3 Month 3.1%
6 Month 4.3%
1 Year 8%
3 Year 8.3%
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 162.42 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal25 Oct 180.02 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund as on 30 Nov 18

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Debt96.48%
Other3.52%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate94.52%
Government1.95%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A50.31%
AA43.41%
AAA6.28%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Parimal Finance Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹265 Cr2,797
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹188 Cr1,880
↑ 230
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
5%₹183 Cr9,097
↓ -118
EDELWEISS COMMODITIES SERVICES LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹180 Cr1,800
↑ 1,800
STAR Health And Allied Insurance Company Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹179 Cr1,850
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹143 Cr1,450
Rivaaz Trade Ventures Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹142 Cr1,450
Wadhawan Global Capital Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹140 Cr1,250
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
4%₹136 Cr
Pune Solapur Expressways Pvt. Ltd
Debentures | -
3%₹122 Cr12,673

5. 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 (18 Jan 19) ₹33.1175 ↓ -0.01   (-0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹831 on 30 Nov 18
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC DHFL Pramerica Asset Managers Private Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.45
Sharpe Ratio 0.97
Information Ratio -0.09
Alpha Ratio -0.51
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-6 Months (0.5%),6 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 10.53%
Effective Maturity 1 Year 7 Months 17 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 3 Months 4 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Dec 13₹10,000
31 Dec 14₹11,062
31 Dec 15₹11,984
31 Dec 16₹13,179
31 Dec 17₹14,080
31 Dec 18₹14,848

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 18 Jan 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.8%
3 Month 2.2%
6 Month 3.2%
1 Year 5.7%
3 Year 7.5%
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 170.88 Yr.
Puneet Pal13 Dec 170.88 Yr.

Data below for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund as on 30 Nov 18

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.76%
Debt90.64%
Other7.6%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate86.3%
Government4.34%
Cash Equivalent1.76%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA67.44%
AAA32.56%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Business Broadcast News Holdings Limited
Debentures | -
13%₹84 Cr8,500,000
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹75 Cr7,500,000
Reliance Big Entertainment Private Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹75 Cr7,500,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹74 Cr7,500,000
Edelweiss Commodities Services Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹73 Cr7,500,000
Hansdeep Industries & Trading Company Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹61 Cr7,500,000
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Receivables | -
8%₹51 Cr
Reliance Mediaworks Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹49 Cr5,000,000
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹29 Cr3,060,000
Union Bank Of India
Debentures | -
3%₹21 Cr2,150,000

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 8.5% 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 (18 Jan 19) ₹14.4845 ↓ -0.01   (-0.04 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹6,625 on 30 Nov 18
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.82
Sharpe Ratio 0.21
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 10.16%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 4 Months 28 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 2 Months 26 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Dec 14₹10,624
31 Dec 15₹11,580
31 Dec 16₹12,866
31 Dec 17₹13,755
31 Dec 18₹14,402

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 18 Jan 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.8%
3 Month 2.1%
6 Month 2.9%
1 Year 4.8%
3 Year 7.6%
5 Year
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.5%
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 144.35 Yr.
Kinjal Desai25 May 180.44 Yr.

Data below for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund as on 30 Nov 18

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash6.9%
Debt93.1%
Other0%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate92.27%
Cash Equivalent5.81%
Government1.92%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A0.79%
AA81.52%
AAA17.69%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
8%₹524 Cr5,700
Piramal Enterprises Limited 9.7%
Debentures | -
5%₹300 Cr3,000
↑ 3,000
Nirma Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹268 Cr2,750
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹250 Cr2,500
↑ 1,000
Tata Steel Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹223 Cr2,126
↓ -20
Reliance Commercial Finance Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹200 Cr2,000
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹198 Cr2,000
↑ 2,000
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹196 Cr1,975
Durg Shivnath Expressways Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹174 Cr1,750
INOX Wind Infrastructure Services Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹153 Cr2,319
↑ 2,319

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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