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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2020

Updated on October 20, 2020 , 20032 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 (%)2019 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹415.548
↑ 0.01
₹14,5321.54.17.47.78.54.51%5M 26D6M 18D
PGIM India Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹262.741
↑ 0.02
₹6700.81.94.66.36.73.34%29D29D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹55.1347
↑ 0.00
₹1,7820.81.74.46.26.63.25%23D24D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹1,962.11
↑ 0.18
₹2370.81.64.36.16.60%
Principal Cash Management Fund Growth ₹1,783
↑ 0.14
₹1520.81.74.22.96.23.21%20D21D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 22 Oct 20

Bond Funds to Invest for > 1 year

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2019 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
PGIM India Short Maturity Fund Growth ₹35.0739
↓ -0.01
₹341.457.34.1-0.54.51%1Y 6M 7D1Y 9M 4D
ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund Growth ₹45.0705
↑ 0.00
₹18,9461.66.310.98.29.75.83%2Y 9M 14D3Y 11M 19D
UTI Short Term Income Fund Growth ₹23.1495
↓ 0.00
₹2,0641.55.710.63.7-3.95.48%2Y 6M 25D2Y 11M 11D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹36.0111
↓ 0.00
₹5,5462.67.310.58.38.55.78%2Y 6M 14D3Y 2M 23D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹20.6156
↑ 0.00
₹8872.15.110.37.67.17.73%3Y 1M 6D4Y 8M 12D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 22 Oct 20

Bond Funds to Invest for > 3 years

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2019 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
SBI Magnum Income Fund Growth ₹54.0501
↓ 0.00
₹1,5191.96.413.38.711.76.97%5Y 8M 16D8Y 4M 13D
ICICI Prudential Gilt Fund Growth ₹76.7755
↑ 0.02
₹4,2030.55.6138.810.86.2%7Y 10M 20D12Y 8M 8D
SBI Magnum Gilt Fund Growth ₹49.7469
↑ 0.01
₹3,6930.64.911.98.913.16.37%8Y 8M 12D14Y 14D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹62.9236
↑ 0.02
₹5740.9511.68.8116.35%6Y 10M 10D9Y 9M 22D
Nippon India Gilt Securities Fund Growth ₹30.0132
↑ 0.00
₹1,5060.54.511.39.512.45.72%6Y 3M 14D8Y 11M 16D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 22 Oct 20

Best 10-Year Govt. Bond Funds

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2019 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
SBI Magnum Constant Maturity Fund Growth ₹49.2669
↓ 0.00
₹74515.311.510.811.96.22%6Y 8M 19D9Y 9M
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹18.9168
↑ 0.00
₹2721.56.613.81112.86.2%6Y 9M 29D9Y 5M 8D
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹35.4622
↑ 0.01
₹3080.8613.412.414.26.3%6Y 8M 19D9Y 5M 1D
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹17.3776
↑ 0.01
₹430.55.1128.410.85.9%7Y 11D9Y 5M 8D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 22 Oct 20

*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. 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 2019 was 5.2% , 2018 was 8% and 2017 was 8.6% .

Below is the key information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
Growth
Launch Date 12 Nov 09
NAV (22 Oct 20) ₹20.7178 ↑ 0.03   (0.12 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,595 on 30 Sep 20
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.71
Sharpe Ratio -1.39
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
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 14.57%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 10 Months 16 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 4 Months 20 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 15₹10,000
30 Sep 16₹10,798
30 Sep 17₹11,857
30 Sep 18₹12,540
30 Sep 19₹13,508
30 Sep 20₹12,065

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 ₹194,235.
Net Profit of ₹14,235
Invest Now

Purchase not allowed

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 26 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 2.4%
3 Month -5.4%
6 Month -6.9%
1 Year -8.9%
3 Year 1.1%
5 Year 4.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 5.2%
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%
Fund Manager information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
NameSinceTenure
Santosh Kamath1 Jun 164.33 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal25 Oct 181.93 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund as on 30 Sep 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Debt127.62%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate127.62%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A35.11%
AA60.41%
BBB4.44%
Below B0.05%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Parimal Finance Private Limited
Debentures | -
15%₹236 Cr2,797
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
13%₹205 Cr1,910
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹137 Cr1,550
DCB Bank Limited
Debentures | -
8%₹124 Cr12,100
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
7%₹113 Cr5,858
Hinduja Leyland Finance Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹94 Cr1,000
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹90 Cr723
S. D. Corporation Private Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹90 Cr1,000
Edelweiss Commodities Services Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹77 Cr780
JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹70 Cr700

2. 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 7.2% since its launch.  Ranked 19 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2019 was 4.2% , 2018 was 8.8% and 2017 was 8.6% .

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 (22 Oct 20) ₹3,666.37 ↑ 3.97   (0.11 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹5,213 on 30 Sep 20
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.5
Sharpe Ratio -2.19
Information Ratio -1.57
Alpha Ratio -25.04
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (0.5%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 13.85%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 3 Months 4 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 11 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 15₹10,000
30 Sep 16₹10,776
30 Sep 17₹11,850
30 Sep 18₹12,561
30 Sep 19₹13,572
30 Sep 20₹12,058

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 ₹191,330.
Net Profit of ₹11,330
Invest Now

Purchase not allowed

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 26 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.9%
3 Month -2.5%
6 Month -4.9%
1 Year -9.9%
3 Year 0.9%
5 Year 4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.2%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 4.2%
2018 8.8%
2017 8.6%
2016 8.3%
2015 9.1%
2014 11.7%
2013 9%
2012 10%
2011 9%
2010 5.6%
Fund Manager information for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan
NameSinceTenure
Santosh Kamath24 Jun 164.27 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal24 Jun 164.27 Yr.

Data below for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan as on 30 Sep 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Debt116.7%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate116.16%
Government0.54%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A60.12%
AA39.68%
AAA0.15%
Below B0.06%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
13%₹658 Cr7,200
Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹377 Cr4,813
Rishanth Wholesale Trading Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹353 Cr350
Edelweiss Agri Value Chain Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹255 Cr3,100
Renew Power Ventures Private Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹241 Cr2,560
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
4%₹223 Cr11,135
S. D. Corporation Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹220 Cr2,450
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
4%₹216 Cr10,675
Edelweiss Commodities Services Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹199 Cr2,020
Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹175 Cr1,735
↓ -365

3. Nippon India 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.

Nippon India 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 0.7% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2019 was -3.4% , 2018 was 4.7% and 2017 was 6.9% .

Below is the key information for Nippon India Strategic Debt Fund

Nippon India Strategic Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 26 Jun 14
NAV (22 Oct 20) ₹10.4492 ↑ 0.00   (0.00 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹318 on 30 Sep 20
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio -1.24
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 12.68%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 1 Month 10 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 10 Months 10 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 15₹10,000
30 Sep 16₹11,090
30 Sep 17₹12,028
30 Sep 18₹12,414
30 Sep 19₹12,288
30 Sep 20₹9,080

Nippon India Strategic Debt Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%

Returns for Nippon India 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 26 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.3%
3 Month -0.1%
6 Month -1.2%
1 Year -25.5%
3 Year -8.8%
5 Year -1.8%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 0.7%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 -3.4%
2018 4.7%
2017 6.9%
2016 11.1%
2015 9%
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
Fund Manager information for Nippon India Strategic Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Kinjal Desai25 May 182.36 Yr.
Sushil Budhia1 Feb 200.67 Yr.

Data below for Nippon India Strategic Debt Fund as on 30 Sep 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash25.46%
Debt74.54%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate71.17%
Cash Equivalent25.46%
Government3.38%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A65.48%
AA8.88%
AAA25.64%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
49%₹155 Cr2,282
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹20 Cr200
↑ 200
State Bank Of India
Debentures | -
6%₹20 Cr200
↑ 200
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹16 Cr170,000
7.27% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹11 Cr1,000,000
↑ 1,000,000
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹10 Cr100
↑ 100
Nuvoco Vistas Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
2%₹5 Cr50
↑ 50
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
0%₹0 Cr50
JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Limited
Debentures | -
0%₹0 Cr02
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
20%₹63 Cr

4. 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 7.6% since its launch.  Ranked 6 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2019 was -4.4% , 2018 was 5.6% and 2017 was 7% .

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 (22 Oct 20) ₹23.4004 ↑ 0.00   (0.01 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹2,003 on 30 Sep 20
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.67
Sharpe Ratio -0.58
Information Ratio -0.97
Alpha Ratio -15.57
Min Investment 1,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 8.16%
Effective Maturity 5 Years 2 Months 16 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 8 Months 8 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 15₹10,000
30 Sep 16₹11,033
30 Sep 17₹11,957
30 Sep 18₹12,428
30 Sep 19₹13,189
30 Sep 20₹12,885

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 ₹197,169.
Net Profit of ₹17,169
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 26 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.6%
3 Month 3.9%
6 Month 6.9%
1 Year 0.7%
3 Year 2.9%
5 Year 5.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 -4.4%
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%
Fund Manager information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan
NameSinceTenure
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 173.5 Yr.
Mohit Sharma6 Aug 200.15 Yr.

Data below for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan as on 30 Sep 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash6.39%
Equity0.99%
Debt92.62%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate55.79%
Government36.83%
Cash Equivalent6.39%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A6.21%
AA29.11%
AAA49.61%
Below B15.07%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Shriram - City Union Finance Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹119 Cr1,200
L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹113 Cr1,100
↑ 1,100
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹99 Cr1,000
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹92 Cr938
REC Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹92 Cr900
↑ 900
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹88 Cr918
National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development
Debentures | -
3%₹57 Cr500
↑ 500
6.45% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹56 Cr5,500,000
↓ -9,000,000
6.79% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹52 Cr5,000,000
↑ 5,000,000
8.15% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
2%₹50 Cr4,500,000
↑ 4,500,000

5. HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund

(Erstwhile HDFC High Interest Fund - Short Term Plan)

To generate income by investing in a range of debt and money market instruments of various maturity dates with a view to maximising income while maintaining the optimum balance of yield, safety and liquidity. The objective is to cater to the needs of investors with shorter term investment horizons and to provide stable returns over shorter periods.

HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 6 Feb 02. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8% since its launch.  Ranked 22 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2019 was 9.1% , 2018 was 5.6% and 2017 was 5.5% .

Below is the key information for HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund

HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 6 Feb 02
NAV (22 Oct 20) ₹42.4457 ↓ 0.00   (-0.01 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,302 on 30 Sep 20
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC HDFC Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.29
Sharpe Ratio 1.29
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Months (0.25%),1 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 8.11%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 5 Months 8 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 4 Months 5 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 15₹10,000
30 Sep 16₹11,024
30 Sep 17₹11,803
30 Sep 18₹12,260
30 Sep 19₹13,406
30 Sep 20₹14,606

HDFC Medium Term 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 ₹206,148.
Net Profit of ₹26,148
Invest Now

Returns for HDFC Medium Term 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 26 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.5%
3 Month 2.5%
6 Month 5.3%
1 Year 10%
3 Year 7.7%
5 Year 8.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 9.1%
2018 5.6%
2017 5.5%
2016 11.5%
2015 7.4%
2014 11.2%
2013 7%
2012 9.8%
2011 8.4%
2010 5%
Fund Manager information for HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Shobhit Mehrotra1 Sep 0713.09 Yr.
Chirag Setalvad31 Jul 191.17 Yr.

Data below for HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund as on 30 Sep 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.84%
Debt95.16%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate52.79%
Government39.57%
Cash Equivalent4.84%
Securitized2.81%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A4.82%
AA38.03%
AAA57.15%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Shriram - City Union Finance Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹67 Cr7,000
7.26% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹64 Cr6,000,000
6.97% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹53 Cr5,000,000
Power Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹52 Cr470
↑ 470
Embassy Office Parks REIT
Debentures | -
4%₹50 Cr500
↑ 500
INOX Wind Infrastructure Services Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹50 Cr500
↑ 500
Pipeline Infrastructure Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹48 Cr450
↑ 450
Tata Housing Development Company Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹37 Cr350
Reliance Ports and Terminals Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹37 Cr350
↑ 350
Vedanta Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹35 Cr370

6. Axis Strategic Bond Fund

(Erstwhile Axis Income Fund)

To generate optimal returns in the medium term while maintaining liquidity of the portfolio by investing in debt and money market instruments.

Axis Strategic Bond Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 28 Mar 12. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.8% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2019 was 7.1% , 2018 was 6.7% and 2017 was 7.5% .

Below is the key information for Axis Strategic Bond Fund

Axis Strategic Bond Fund
Growth
Launch Date 28 Mar 12
NAV (22 Oct 20) ₹20.6156 ↑ 0.00   (0.00 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹887 on 30 Sep 20
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Axis Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 1.94
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 7.73%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 8 Months 12 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 1 Month 6 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 15₹10,000
30 Sep 16₹10,982
30 Sep 17₹11,908
30 Sep 18₹12,478
30 Sep 19₹13,405
30 Sep 20₹14,736

Axis Strategic Bond 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
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Returns for Axis Strategic Bond Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 26 Mar 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.2%
3 Month 2.1%
6 Month 5.1%
1 Year 10.3%
3 Year 7.6%
5 Year 8.2%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 7.1%
2018 6.7%
2017 7.5%
2016 11.6%
2015 6.8%
2014 15%
2013 4.7%
2012
2011
2010
Fund Manager information for Axis Strategic Bond Fund
NameSinceTenure
Devang Shah5 Nov 127.91 Yr.
Dhaval Patel1 Jun 182.33 Yr.

Data below for Axis Strategic Bond Fund as on 30 Sep 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash6.16%
Debt93.84%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate64.35%
Government23.48%
Cash Equivalent6.16%
Securitized6.01%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A3.31%
AA45.34%
AAA51.35%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
5.77% GOI 2030
Sovereign Bonds | -
9%₹83 Cr8,500,000
↓ -2,500,000
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹43 Cr400
State Bank Of India
Debentures | -
5%₹40 Cr400
↑ 400
6.19% Govt Stock 2034
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹34 Cr3,500,000
↓ -500,000
Embassy Office Parks Reit
Debentures | -
4%₹33 Cr280
↑ 280
India Grid Trust
Debentures | -
3%₹29 Cr280
↑ 280
Power Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹28 Cr250
↑ 250
7.26% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹25 Cr2,348,900
Nuvoco Vistas Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹25 Cr250
↑ 250
J.K.Cement Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹25 Cr250

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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