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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2019

Updated on May 16, 2019 , 11855 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 ₹26.5564
↑ 0.01
₹16,7242.35.19.78.98.79.56%5M 8D6M 18D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹372.739
↑ 0.18
₹13,6672.14.58.67.97.68.39%6M 14D7M 10D
DHFL Pramerica Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹244.239
↑ 0.04
₹9481.83.77.67.27.47.01%1M 24D1M 24D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹51.4337
↑ 0.01
₹1,9951.83.77.67.27.47.25%1M 28D1M 28D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹1,831.47
↑ 0.36
₹2,8161.73.67.47.17.30%
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 17 May 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 ₹33.2357
↑ 0.03
₹357-0.2256.55.512.31%8M 12D9M 29D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹18.2902
↑ 0.02
₹1,2402.14.78.58.36.79.33%2Y 8M 12D3Y 10M 24D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹31.0862
↑ 0.02
₹3,55324.28.27.46.59.15%2Y 4D2Y 7M 24D
ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund Growth ₹38.8696
↑ 0.04
₹7,5782.24.587.45.88.41%1Y 11M 26D2Y 8M 8D
Reliance Short Term Fund Growth ₹34.9243
↑ 0.03
₹6,71024.57.86.95.58.53%1Y 11M 5D2Y 3M 29D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 17 May 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 ₹25.0469
↓ -0.01
₹9752.96.3118.887.77%6Y 6M 18D10Y 4M 2D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹52.388
↑ 0.01
₹1992.1610.18.36.97.44%4Y 9M 29D7Y 2M 1D
SBI Magnum Gilt Fund Growth ₹41.0741
↓ -0.02
₹1,4752.85.68.885.10%
UTI Gilt Fund Growth ₹41.1835
↓ 0.00
₹46535.48.68.86.38.17%6Y 4M 17D9Y 5M 18D
ICICI Prudential Gilt Fund Growth ₹63.9973
↑ 0.00
₹1,0162.24.48.57.96.80%
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 17 May 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 ₹40.8346
↑ 0.01
₹4202.6610.699.90%
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹28.805
↓ -0.01
₹323.88.213.69.311.87.88%6Y 9M 22D10Y 3M 29D
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹15.3233
↑ 0.00
₹432.76.611.88.59.70%
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹14.4356
↑ 0.02
₹192.25.59.76.85.97.45%7Y 7D10Y 4M 10D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 17 May 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 (17 May 19) ₹22.8058 ↑ 0.02   (0.09 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹8,299 on 31 Mar 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.65
Sharpe Ratio 0.16
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 14.97%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 8 Months 1 Day
Modified Duration 2 Years 7 Months 2 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Apr 14₹10,000
30 Apr 15₹11,155
30 Apr 16₹12,251
30 Apr 17₹13,376
30 Apr 18₹14,270
30 Apr 19₹14,820

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 17 May 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.1%
3 Month 1.4%
6 Month 1.6%
1 Year 4.1%
3 Year 6.5%
5 Year 8.1%
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 144.58 Yr.
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 172 Yr.

Data below for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan as on 31 Mar 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.18%
Equity0.49%
Debt95.34%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate91.49%
Cash Equivalent4.18%
Government2.3%
Securitized1.54%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A27.76%
AA28.57%
AAA29.61%
B0.46%
Below B6.11%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Sprit Textiles Private Limited
Debentures | -
8%₹672 Cr4,448
Adilink Infra & Multitrading Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹590 Cr5,215
SP Imperial Star Private Limited
Unlisted bonds | -
5%₹422 Cr325
RKN Retail Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹333 Cr275
REC LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹303 Cr3,071
RKN Retail Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹285 Cr234
Sugee Builders Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹215 Cr200
Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹210 Cr2,100
↑ 500
Prestige Estates Projects Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹202 Cr2,020
STATE BANK OF INDIA
Debentures | -
2%₹199 Cr1,980
↓ -100

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 7.6% 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 (17 May 19) ₹33.2357 ↑ 0.03   (0.08 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹357 on 31 Mar 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC DHFL Pramerica Asset Managers Private Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.45
Sharpe Ratio 1.58
Information Ratio -0.67
Alpha Ratio -0.88
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-6 Months (0.5%),6 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 12.31%
Effective Maturity 9 Months 29 Days
Modified Duration 8 Months 12 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Apr 14₹10,000
30 Apr 15₹11,043
30 Apr 16₹11,969
30 Apr 17₹13,069
30 Apr 18₹13,847
30 Apr 19₹14,505

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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
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 17 May 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -0.9%
3 Month -0.2%
6 Month 2%
1 Year 5%
3 Year 6.5%
5 Year 7.6%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.6%
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 171.3 Yr.
Puneet Pal13 Dec 171.3 Yr.

Data below for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund as on 31 Mar 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash16.67%
Debt83.33%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate83.33%
Cash Equivalent16.67%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A87.32%
AA12.68%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Business Broadcast News Holdings Limited
Debentures | -
27%₹80 Cr8,500,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
24%₹74 Cr7,500,000
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
17%₹50 Cr
Reliance Mediaworks Limited
Debentures | -
16%₹47 Cr5,000,000
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹27 Cr2,830,000
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹18 Cr2,000,000
Hansdeep Industries & Trading Company Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹5 Cr590,000
Clearing Corporation Of India Ltd.
CBLO | -
0%₹0 Cr

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 (17 May 19) ₹4,001.66 ↑ 2.89   (0.07 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹12,866 on 31 Mar 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 2.57
Alpha Ratio 0.92
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (0.5%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 11.11%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 10 Months 20 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 1 Month 6 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Apr 14₹10,000
30 Apr 15₹11,146
30 Apr 16₹11,878
30 Apr 17₹13,144
30 Apr 18₹14,144
30 Apr 19₹15,379

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 ₹206,148.
Net Profit of ₹26,148
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 17 May 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.2%
3 Month 1.4%
6 Month 4.9%
1 Year 9.3%
3 Year 8.9%
5 Year 8.9%
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 162.77 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal24 Jun 162.77 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan as on 31 Mar 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.12%
Debt94.63%
Other2.25%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate92.28%
Cash Equivalent3.12%
Government2.36%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A46.08%
AA42.83%
AAA11.09%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹697 Cr7,200
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹535 Cr500
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹510 Cr5,230
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹448 Cr4,445
↑ 145
PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹423 Cr4,250
↑ 4,250
DOLVI Minerals & Metals Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹410 Cr2,380
Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd
Debentures | -
3%₹383 Cr4,813
Rishanth Wholesale Trading Private Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹352 Cr350
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹335 Cr3,523
Edelweiss Agri Value Chain Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹302 Cr3,100

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 (17 May 19) ₹22.2371 ↑ 0.02   (0.09 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,889 on 31 Mar 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio 2.12
Information Ratio 1.96
Alpha Ratio -0.27
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 11.05%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 8 Months 23 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 3 Months

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Apr 14₹10,000
30 Apr 15₹11,145
30 Apr 16₹11,909
30 Apr 17₹13,177
30 Apr 18₹14,177
30 Apr 19₹15,231

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 ₹206,148.
Net Profit of ₹26,148
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 17 May 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.1%
3 Month 1.1%
6 Month 3.8%
1 Year 8%
3 Year 8.5%
5 Year 8.7%
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 162.83 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal25 Oct 180.43 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund as on 31 Mar 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.1%
Debt96.85%
Other2.05%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate94.99%
Government1.86%
Cash Equivalent1.1%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A46.16%
AA39.85%
AAA14%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Parimal Finance Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹258 Cr2,797
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹232 Cr2,300
↑ 100
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹189 Cr1,910
↑ 30
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹147 Cr1,550
Rivaaz Trade Ventures Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹143 Cr1,450
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹142 Cr1,450
Wadhawan Global Capital Private Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹129 Cr1,250
Pune Solapur Expressways Pvt. Ltd
Debentures | -
3%₹122 Cr12,673
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
3%₹118 Cr5,858
DCB Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹115 Cr12,100

5. 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 7.5% 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 (17 May 19) ₹14.2646 ↑ 0.01   (0.08 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹5,870 on 31 Mar 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 10.42%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 8 Months 8 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 7 Months 17 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Apr 15₹10,967
30 Apr 16₹11,941
30 Apr 17₹13,193
30 Apr 18₹13,913
30 Apr 19₹14,255

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 ₹197,169.
Net Profit of ₹17,169
Invest Now

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 17 May 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -3.1%
3 Month -1.8%
6 Month -0.1%
1 Year 2.7%
3 Year 5.9%
5 Year
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.5%
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 144.76 Yr.
Kinjal Desai25 May 180.85 Yr.

Data below for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund as on 31 Mar 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash12.86%
Debt87.14%
Other0%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate79.57%
Cash Equivalent12.81%
Securitized7.25%
Government0.37%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A4.7%
AA76.16%
AAA16.8%
BBB2.34%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹527 Cr5,700
Reliance Liquid Dir Gr
Investment Fund | -
7%₹375 Cr817,331
↑ 773,443
Piramal Enterprises Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹299 Cr3,000
Nirma Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹269 Cr2,750
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
4%₹210 Cr2,282
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
3%₹195 Cr
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹194 Cr1,975
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹170 Cr1,765
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹130 Cr1,324
↓ -176
L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹124 Cr1,200
↑ 250

6. Kotak Medium Term Fund

The investment objective of the scheme is to generate regular income and capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of medium term debt and money market instruments. There is no assurance or guarantee that the investment objective of the scheme will be achieved

Kotak Medium Term Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 25 Mar 14. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.6% since its launch.  Ranked 10 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 5.4% , 2017 was 6.6% and 2016 was 10.9% .

Below is the key information for Kotak Medium Term Fund

Kotak Medium Term Fund
Growth
Launch Date 25 Mar 14
NAV (17 May 19) ₹15.3391 ↑ 0.01   (0.09 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹4,166 on 31 Mar 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.74
Sharpe Ratio 1.26
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-18 Months (2%),18 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 9.99%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 7 Months 24 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 4 Months 6 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Apr 14₹10,000
30 Apr 15₹11,120
30 Apr 16₹12,171
30 Apr 17₹13,392
30 Apr 18₹14,134
30 Apr 19₹15,047

Kotak Medium 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 Kotak Medium 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 17 May 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.4%
3 Month 1.8%
6 Month 4%
1 Year 7.1%
3 Year 7.3%
5 Year 8.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 5.4%
2017 6.6%
2016 10.9%
2015 9.3%
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Kotak Medium Term Fund
NameSinceTenure
Deepak Agrawal25 Mar 145.02 Yr.

Data below for Kotak Medium Term Fund as on 31 Mar 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash8.62%
Debt91.38%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate74.71%
Government16.67%
Cash Equivalent8.62%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A23.56%
AA49.97%
AAA24.85%
BBB0.38%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹231 Cr2,350
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹222 Cr2,250
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹206 Cr2,050
↓ -100
Punjab National Bank
Debentures | -
5%₹189 Cr2,050
Reliance Ports And Terminals Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹186 Cr1,900
Punjab and Sind Bank
Debentures | -
4%₹179 Cr1,796
Aasan Corporate Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Debentures | -
4%₹175 Cr1,750
Net Current Assets/(Liabilities)
Net Current Assets | -
4%₹150 Cr
Adani Infra (India) Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹125 Cr125
Reliance Utilities And Power Private Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹101 Cr1,000

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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