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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2021

Updated on July 26, 2021 , 23059 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.

Difference Between Bond & Bond Mutual Fund

Bonds

They are debt obligations issued by entities, such as corporations or governments. So, when an investor is buying bond, he is lending money to the entity for a defined tenure. In return, you get interest until the end of the tenure.

Bond Funds

They are mutual funds or exchange-trade funds (ETFs) that invest in a portfolio bonds. Ideally, bond funds are comprised of a certain type of bond, such as corporate or government. They are further defined by maturity, such as given below.

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 (%)2020 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹428.858
↑ 0.04
₹18,7891.12.24.77.174.35%6M 7D6M 14D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹56.4725
↑ 0.01
₹1,3520.81.63.25.243.41%28D30D
PGIM India Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹269.093
↑ 0.03
₹6450.81.63.25.34.23.48%1M 6D1M 10D
Principal Cash Management Fund Growth ₹1,825.15
↑ 0.16
₹1620.81.63.11.93.83.35%22D22D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹2,008.79
↑ 0.17
₹1260.71.63.15.13.90%
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 28 Jul 21

Bond Funds to Invest for > 1 year

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2020 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
PGIM India Short Maturity Fund Growth ₹36.0145
↑ 0.00
₹411.224.23.97.84.59%1Y 4M 20D1Y 7M 20D
Nippon India Strategic Debt Fund Growth ₹12.3387
↑ 0.00
₹25214.816.117.8-4.4-23.54.53%2Y 1M 10D2Y 6M 29D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan Growth ₹24.7179
↑ 0.01
₹1,7161.64.49.73.58.17.02%2Y 10M 10D3Y 10M 2D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹21.6115
↑ 0.01
₹1,5191.52.87.1810.56.54%2Y 9M 7D4Y 9M 14D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹37.2926
↑ 0.00
₹7,7251.42.36.38.511.15.15%1Y 7M 17D2Y 3M
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 28 Jul 21

Bond Funds to Invest for > 3 years

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2020 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
SBI Magnum Income Fund Growth ₹55.9292
↑ 0.00
₹1,7431.52.15.59.511.65.36%1Y 9M 14D3Y 5M 26D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹64.4252
↓ -0.02
₹8811.21.33.49.912.16.28%4Y 2M 12D5Y 2M 5D
SBI Magnum Gilt Fund Growth ₹51.0509
↑ 0.00
₹3,7110.71.33.310.111.74.5%1Y 11M 12D4Y
ICICI Prudential Gilt Fund Growth ₹78.741
↓ 0.00
₹3,7390.913.19.412.66.08%5Y 1M 17D14Y 3M 7D
Canara Robeco Gilt Fund Growth ₹60.5843
↓ 0.00
₹930.70.52.18.110.34.71%2Y 4M 19D3Y 2M 28D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 28 Jul 21

Best 10-Year Govt. Bond Funds

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)2020 (%)Debt Yield (YTM)Mod. DurationEff. Maturity
SBI Magnum Constant Maturity Fund Growth ₹50.0211
↑ 0.05
₹81610.32.79.911.66.38%6Y 7M 2D9Y 6M 25D
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹19.2806
↓ -0.01
₹3251.10.73.511.213.66.46%6Y 8M 19D9Y 4M 17D
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹36.0067
↓ -0.03
₹3120.90.22.411.913.26.43%6Y 1M 28D8Y 7M 10D
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹17.606
↓ -0.01
₹45-0.2029.511.85.89%6Y 8M 16D8Y 10M 20D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 28 Jul 21

*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 7.6% since its launch.  Ranked 6 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 8.1% , 2019 was -4.4% and 2018 was 5.6% .

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 (28 Jul 21) ₹24.7179 ↑ 0.01   (0.06 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,716 on 30 Jun 21
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.6
Sharpe Ratio 1.65
Information Ratio -0.93
Alpha Ratio 9.49
Min Investment 1,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 7.02%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 10 Months 2 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 10 Months 10 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Jun 16₹10,000
30 Jun 17₹11,015
30 Jun 18₹11,577
30 Jun 19₹12,022
30 Jun 20₹11,217
30 Jun 21₹12,844

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 28 Jul 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.6%
3 Month 1.6%
6 Month 4.4%
1 Year 9.7%
3 Year 3.5%
5 Year 5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 8.1%
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%
Fund Manager information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan
NameSinceTenure
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 174.25 Yr.
Mohit Sharma6 Aug 200.9 Yr.

Data below for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan as on 30 Jun 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash7.94%
Equity1.89%
Debt90.17%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate69.2%
Government20.97%
Cash Equivalent7.94%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A7.75%
AA43%
AAA36.77%
Below B12.48%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
8.05% TN SDL 2028 April
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹107 Cr10,000,000
↑ 10,000,000
Shriram - City Union Finance Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹102 Cr1,000
↑ 1,000
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹95 Cr938
↑ 938
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹63 Cr618
↑ 618
LIC Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹54 Cr550
↑ 550
Embassy Office Parks REIT
Debentures | -
3%₹50 Cr500
↑ 500
Mahindra Rural Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹49 Cr500
↑ 500
8.15% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹49 Cr4,500,000
↑ 4,500,000
JM Financial Credit Solutions Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹44 Cr440
↑ 440
L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹42 Cr400
↑ 400

2. ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund

(Erstwhile ICICI Prudential Corporate 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.

ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 15 Sep 04. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 7.7% since its launch.  Ranked 23 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 10.4% , 2019 was 9.2% and 2018 was 5.1% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund

ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund
Growth
Launch Date 15 Sep 04
NAV (28 Jul 21) ₹34.7561 ↓ -0.01   (-0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹6,801 on 30 Jun 21
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.56
Sharpe Ratio 2.3
Information Ratio -0.7
Alpha Ratio 3.63
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 6.97%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 6 Months 7 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 1 Month 24 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Jun 16₹10,000
30 Jun 17₹11,020
30 Jun 18₹11,480
30 Jun 19₹12,254
30 Jun 20₹13,476
30 Jun 21₹14,682

ICICI Prudential Medium Term 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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Medium Term 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 28 Jul 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.5%
3 Month 1.6%
6 Month 3.2%
1 Year 7.8%
3 Year 8.5%
5 Year 7.8%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.7%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 10.4%
2019 9.2%
2018 5.1%
2017 6.5%
2016 10.2%
2015 8.4%
2014 12.4%
2013 5.9%
2012 9.7%
2011 8.1%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund
NameSinceTenure
Manish Banthia7 Nov 164.65 Yr.
Shadab Rizvi3 Jun 174.08 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund as on 30 Jun 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash9.14%
Debt90.86%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate71.47%
Government19.4%
Cash Equivalent9.14%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA66.5%
AAA33.5%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
6.64% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
15%₹1,002 Cr100,854,700
↑ 100,854,700
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹323 Cr3,000
↑ 3,000
Bangalore Airport Hotel Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹250 Cr2,500
GMR Aero Technic Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹175 Cr1,750
↑ 1,750
07.19 UP SDL 2031
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹173 Cr17,000,000
↑ 17,000,000
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹164 Cr1,650
↑ 1,650
The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹152 Cr1,500
↑ 1,500
Embassy Office Parks REIT
Debentures | -
2%₹150 Cr1,500
↑ 1,500
Tata Projects Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹129 Cr1,250
↑ 1,250
TMF Holdings Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹124 Cr1,000
↑ 1,000

3. 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 8.1% since its launch.  Ranked 10 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 8.5% , 2019 was 7% and 2018 was 5.4% .

Below is the key information for Kotak Medium Term Fund

Kotak Medium Term Fund
Growth
Launch Date 25 Mar 14
NAV (28 Jul 21) ₹17.7828 ↑ 0.01   (0.04 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹2,069 on 30 Jun 21
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.58
Sharpe Ratio 1.33
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 6.69%
Effective Maturity 5 Years 4 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 11 Months 16 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Jun 16₹10,000
30 Jun 17₹11,030
30 Jun 18₹11,537
30 Jun 19₹12,167
30 Jun 20₹13,164
30 Jun 21₹14,112

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 ₹200,132.
Net Profit of ₹20,132
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 28 Jul 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.6%
3 Month 1.8%
6 Month 2.3%
1 Year 7%
3 Year 6.9%
5 Year 6.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.1%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 8.5%
2019 7%
2018 5.4%
2017 6.6%
2016 10.9%
2015 9.3%
2014
2013
2012
2011
Fund Manager information for Kotak Medium Term Fund
NameSinceTenure
Deepak Agrawal25 Mar 147.27 Yr.

Data below for Kotak Medium Term Fund as on 30 Jun 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash9.75%
Equity1.44%
Debt88.81%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate45.32%
Government43.49%
Cash Equivalent9.75%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A10.35%
AA24.69%
AAA64.96%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Punjab & Sind Bank
Debentures | -
7%₹140 Cr1,409
↑ 1,409
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹140 Cr1,250
↑ 1,250
Power Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹117 Cr1,070
↑ 1,070
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹117 Cr11,666,660
↑ 11,666,660
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹89 Cr800
↑ 800
Muthoot Finance Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹88 Cr869,800
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹79 Cr750
↑ 750
06.69 MP SDL 2025
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹77 Cr7,500,000
↑ 7,500,000
91 DTB 15072021
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹75 Cr7,500,000
↑ 7,500,000
Punjab National Bank
Debentures | -
3%₹70 Cr695
↑ 695

4. 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 8.6% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 10.5% , 2019 was 7.1% and 2018 was 6.7% .

Below is the key information for Axis Strategic Bond Fund

Axis Strategic Bond Fund
Growth
Launch Date 28 Mar 12
NAV (28 Jul 21) ₹21.6115 ↑ 0.01   (0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,519 on 30 Jun 21
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Axis Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 2.01
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 6.54%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 9 Months 14 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 9 Months 7 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Jun 16₹10,000
30 Jun 17₹11,113
30 Jun 18₹11,718
30 Jun 19₹12,450
30 Jun 20₹13,732
30 Jun 21₹14,791

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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
Invest Now

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 28 Jul 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.6%
3 Month 1.5%
6 Month 2.8%
1 Year 7.1%
3 Year 8%
5 Year 7.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 10.5%
2019 7.1%
2018 6.7%
2017 7.5%
2016 11.6%
2015 6.8%
2014 15%
2013 4.7%
2012
2011
Fund Manager information for Axis Strategic Bond Fund
NameSinceTenure
Devang Shah5 Nov 128.65 Yr.

Data below for Axis Strategic Bond Fund as on 30 Jun 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash8.82%
Debt91.18%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate49.21%
Government38.2%
Cash Equivalent8.82%
Securitized3.77%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A7.17%
AA37.46%
AAA55.37%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
6.64% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹84 Cr8,500,000
↑ 3,000,000
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹70 Cr7,000,000
↑ 2,500,000
7.17% Govt Stock 2028
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹68 Cr6,500,000
National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development
Debentures | -
4%₹65 Cr650
↑ 400
State Bank Of India
Debentures | -
3%₹49 Cr500
DLF Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹35 Cr350
G R Infraprojects Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹30 Cr300
Indostar Capital Finance Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹30 Cr300
Bharti Hexacom Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹30 Cr300
India Grid Trust
Debentures | -
2%₹29 Cr280

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 2020 was 10% , 2019 was 9.1% and 2018 was 5.6% .

Below is the key information for HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund

HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 6 Feb 02
NAV (28 Jul 21) ₹44.436 ↑ 0.01   (0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,488 on 30 Jun 21
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC HDFC Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.29
Sharpe Ratio 1.86
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 6.52%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 11 Months 16 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 11 Months 19 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Jun 16₹10,000
30 Jun 17₹10,994
30 Jun 18₹11,451
30 Jun 19₹12,405
30 Jun 20₹13,489
30 Jun 21₹14,574

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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
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 28 Jul 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.6%
3 Month 1.8%
6 Month 2.7%
1 Year 7.3%
3 Year 8.3%
5 Year 7.6%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 10%
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%
Fund Manager information for HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Shobhit Mehrotra1 Sep 0713.84 Yr.
Sankalp Baid22 Jan 210.44 Yr.

Data below for HDFC Medium Term Debt Fund as on 30 Jun 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash8.98%
Debt91.02%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate51.45%
Government40.54%
Cash Equivalent8.01%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A0.77%
AA35.28%
AAA63.95%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
7.59% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹139 Cr13,000,000
↑ 13,000,000
Green Infra Wind Energy Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹122 Cr1,250
↑ 1,250
Sikka Ports & Terminals Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹96 Cr950
↑ 950
7.27% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹90 Cr8,500,000
↑ 8,500,000
6.18% Govt Stock 2024
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹87 Cr8,500,000
↑ 8,500,000
Tmf Holdings Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹84 Cr850
↑ 850
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
2%₹76 Cr750
↑ 750
Shriram - City Union Finance Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹71 Cr7,000
↑ 7,000
INOX Wind Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹64 Cr640
↑ 640
Muthoot Finance Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹61 Cr600
↑ 600

6. ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund

The Scheme aims to provide reasonable returns by investing in portfolio of Government Securities with average maturity of around 10 years. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized.

ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund is a Debt - 10 Yr Govt Bond fund was launched on 12 Sep 14. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 10% since its launch.  Ranked 6 in 10 Yr Govt Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 13.6% , 2019 was 12.8% and 2018 was 9.7% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund

ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 12 Sep 14
NAV (28 Jul 21) ₹19.2806 ↓ -0.01   (-0.06 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹325 on 30 Jun 21
Category Debt - 10 Yr Govt Bond
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 0.33
Sharpe Ratio 0.17
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-7 Days (0.25%),7 Days and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 6.46%
Effective Maturity 9 Years 4 Months 17 Days
Modified Duration 6 Years 8 Months 19 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Jun 16₹10,000
30 Jun 17₹11,234
30 Jun 18₹11,355
30 Jun 19₹13,119
30 Jun 20₹15,157
30 Jun 21₹15,805

ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt 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
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Returns for ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 28 Jul 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.4%
3 Month 1.1%
6 Month 0.7%
1 Year 3.5%
3 Year 11.2%
5 Year 9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 13.6%
2019 12.8%
2018 9.7%
2017 2.4%
2016 16.2%
2015 6.9%
2014
2013
2012
2011
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Rahul Goswami12 Sep 146.81 Yr.
Anuj Tagra29 Dec 200.5 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund as on 30 Jun 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash2.34%
Debt97.66%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Government97.66%
Cash Equivalent2.34%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AAA100%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
6.68% Govt Stock 2031
Sovereign Bonds | -
36%₹115 Cr11,400,000
↑ 11,400,000
6.79% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
30%₹96 Cr9,400,000
↑ 9,400,000
7.59% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
16%₹53 Cr5,000,000
↑ 5,000,000
6.64% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
10%₹32 Cr3,186,800
↑ 3,186,800
7.26% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹16 Cr1,500,000
↑ 1,500,000
6.45% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
2%₹5 Cr500,000
↑ 500,000
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
1%₹4 Cr
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
1%₹4 Cr

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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