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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2019

Updated on December 9, 2019 , 14705 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 ₹27.9434
↑ 0.01
₹19,9502.24.59.68.8 9.44%5M 16D6M 25D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹390.439
↑ 0.04
₹15,8401.74.18.77.7 5.99%3M 22D4M 6D
DHFL Pramerica Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹252.912
↑ 0.04
₹4681.436.97 5.45%22D25D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹53.1852
↑ 0.01
₹1,1091.32.96.76.9 5.27%18D18D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹1,894.07
↑ 0.25
₹5451.32.96.76.9 5.34%24D25D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 11 Dec 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 ₹32.6842
↓ -0.02
₹840.711.1-0.33.8 7.57%2Y 5M 19D3Y 1M 6D
Reliance Short Term Fund Growth ₹36.9199
↓ -0.02
₹5,9101.84.89.76.7 7.4%2Y 14D2Y 5M 12D
ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund Growth ₹41.056
↓ -0.03
₹10,9091.84.69.76.9 7.28%1Y 10M 24D2Y 6M 29D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹32.7841
↓ -0.02
₹3,2201.54.49.16.8 7.75%1Y 10M 24D2Y 5M 1D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹18.8483
↓ -0.02
₹1,2121.74.676.7 8.38%2Y 10M 24D3Y 9M 18D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 11 Dec 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
SBI Magnum Gilt Fund Growth ₹44.4457
↓ -0.06
₹1,9440.35.112.36.6 6.06%4Y 2M 19D6Y 1M 13D
UTI Gilt Fund Growth ₹44.3293
↓ -0.08
₹5700.35.512.26.9 6.48%4Y 6M 22D7Y 6M 24D
Reliance Gilt Securities Fund Growth ₹26.8834
↓ -0.07
₹1,09004.512.17 6.66%5Y 10M 24D8Y 4M 20D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹56.3059
↓ -0.08
₹2650.54.911.26.6 6.24%3Y 7M 20D4Y 10M 28D
SBI Magnum Income Fund Growth ₹48.0152
↓ -0.07
₹1,2151.24.610.26.6 7.55%3Y 10M 10D5Y 6M 25D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 11 Dec 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 ₹43.9015
↓ -0.13
₹481-0.24.611.38.7 6.62%6Y 6M 29D9Y 8M 19D
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹31.0703
↓ -0.11
₹126-0.44.713.49.8 7.04%7Y 3M 14D11Y 4M 6D
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹16.5455
↓ -0.04
₹8605.112.67.5 6.97%6Y 11M 19D10Y 2M 5D
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹15.4597
↓ -0.05
₹440.14.410.45.6 6.7%6Y 7M 10D9Y 5M 23D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 11 Dec 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 7.5% since its launch.  Ranked 6 in Medium term Bond category. .

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 (11 Dec 19) ₹21.6449 ↑ 0.00   (0.01 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹6,007 on 31 Oct 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.67
Sharpe Ratio -0.08
Information Ratio -1.01
Alpha Ratio -3.42
Min Investment 1,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 17.14%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 3 Months 18 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 5 Months 16 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Nov 14₹10,000
30 Nov 15₹11,007
30 Nov 16₹12,313
30 Nov 17₹13,117
30 Nov 18₹13,725
30 Nov 19₹13,203

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 11 Dec 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -6.2%
3 Month -8.1%
6 Month -5.4%
1 Year -4.3%
3 Year 2.4%
5 Year 5.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.5%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan
NameSinceTenure
Maneesh Dangi1 Sep 145.17 Yr.
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 172.58 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.74%
Equity0.51%
Debt95.75%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate71.07%
Government24.68%
Cash Equivalent3.74%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A12.17%
AA22.6%
AAA44.57%
BB5.5%
Below B7.97%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
SP Imperial Star Private Limited
Unlisted bonds | -
7%₹436 Cr325
Adilink Infra & Multitrading Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹416 Cr5,215
Sprit Textiles Private Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹318 Cr2,531
Air India Assets Holding Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹276 Cr2,750
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹228 Cr21,924,500
↑ 21,924,500
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹202 Cr2,000
↑ 2,000
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
3%₹188 Cr
REC LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹179 Cr1,761
Adani Transmission Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹176 Cr1,766
7.72% GS 2025
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹158 Cr15,000,000
↑ 15,000,000

2. 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 6.2% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Medium term Bond category. .

Below is the key information for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund

Reliance Strategic Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 26 Jun 14
NAV (11 Dec 19) ₹13.8656 ↓ -0.01   (-0.07 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹2,942 on 31 Oct 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio -0.72
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 12.2%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 3 Months
Modified Duration 2 Years 9 Months 4 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Nov 14₹10,000
30 Nov 15₹10,911
30 Nov 16₹12,291
30 Nov 17₹13,068
30 Nov 18₹13,546
30 Nov 19₹13,154

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 11 Dec 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -1.5%
3 Month -1%
6 Month -1.2%
1 Year -3.2%
3 Year 2.5%
5 Year 5.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 6.2%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Prashant Pimple26 Jun 145.35 Yr.
Kinjal Desai25 May 181.44 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash6.09%
Debt93.91%
Other0%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate93.9%
Cash Equivalent6.09%
Government0.01%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A13.78%
AA59.52%
AAA6.3%
BBB17.95%
Below B2.45%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
16%₹472 Cr5,700
Nirma Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹266 Cr2,750
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹198 Cr1,975
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
7%₹194 Cr2,282
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹166 Cr1,765
Indian Hospitals Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹101 Cr914
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
3%₹95 Cr1,100
Ahmedabad-Maliya Tollway Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹83 Cr850
EMBASSY OFFICE PARKS REIT
Debentures | -
3%₹79 Cr750
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 2019 SERIES 3
Unlisted bonds | -
3%₹78 Cr1,100

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 8.2% since its launch.  Ranked 19 in Short term Bond category. .

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 (11 Dec 19) ₹4,073.4 ↓ -1.34   (-0.03 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹12,551 on 31 Oct 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.57
Sharpe Ratio 1.6
Information Ratio 0.1
Alpha Ratio -4.78
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (0.5%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 12.19%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 9 Months 8 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 29 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Nov 14₹10,000
30 Nov 15₹10,924
30 Nov 16₹11,873
30 Nov 17₹12,906
30 Nov 18₹13,813
30 Nov 19₹14,753

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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
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 11 Dec 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -0.3%
3 Month -0.1%
6 Month 1.2%
1 Year 5.6%
3 Year 7.3%
5 Year 7.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.2%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan
NameSinceTenure
Santosh Kamath24 Jun 163.35 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal24 Jun 163.35 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.41%
Debt96.04%
Other2.55%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate93.44%
Government2.61%
Cash Equivalent1.41%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A41.72%
AA38.66%
AAA12.08%
BB2.74%
BBB1.36%
Below B0.89%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
6%₹777 Cr7,700
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹683 Cr7,200
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹547 Cr480
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹399 Cr5,230
PIRAMAL CAPITAL & HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹365 Cr4,813
Rishanth Wholesale Trading Private Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹354 Cr350
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
3%₹320 Cr
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹309 Cr3,523
Edelweiss Agri Value Chain Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹299 Cr3,100
EDELWEISS COMMODITIES SERVICES LIMITED
Debentures | -
2%₹279 Cr2,800

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. .

Below is the key information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
Growth
Launch Date 12 Nov 09
NAV (11 Dec 19) ₹22.9492 ↓ -0.01   (-0.06 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,410 on 31 Oct 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio 1.4
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 12%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 5 Months 22 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 25 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Nov 14₹10,000
30 Nov 15₹10,931
30 Nov 16₹11,915
30 Nov 17₹12,935
30 Nov 18₹13,818
30 Nov 19₹14,741

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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
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 11 Dec 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.7%
3 Month 0.8%
6 Month 1.9%
1 Year 6.2%
3 Year 7.3%
5 Year 8%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
NameSinceTenure
Santosh Kamath1 Jun 163.42 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal25 Oct 181.02 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash0.34%
Debt95.71%
Other3.96%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate88.81%
Government6.9%
Cash Equivalent0.34%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A38.38%
AA43.03%
AAA11.92%
BB1.58%
BBB0.34%
Below B0.79%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Parimal Finance Private Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹231 Cr2,797
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹199 Cr1,890
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹191 Cr1,910
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹144 Cr1,550
Rivaaz Trade Ventures Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹137 Cr1,400
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
4%₹135 Cr
DCB Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹117 Cr12,100
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹115 Cr1,000
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹114 Cr100
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
3%₹113 Cr5,858

5. UTI Bond Fund

(Erstwhile UTI - Bond Fund)

The Scheme will retain the flexibility to invest in the entire range of debt and money market instruments. The flexibility is being retained to adjust the portfolio in response to a change in the risk to return equation for asset classes under investment, with a view to maintain risks within manageable limits.

UTI Bond Fund is a Debt - Medium to Long term fund was launched on 4 May 98. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 7.7% since its launch.  Ranked 11 in Medium to Long term category. .

Below is the key information for UTI Bond Fund

UTI Bond Fund
Growth
Launch Date 4 May 98
NAV (11 Dec 19) ₹49.7062 ↓ -0.06   (-0.11 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹557 on 31 Oct 19
Category Debt - Medium to Long term
AMC UTI Asset Management Company Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.72
Sharpe Ratio -1.05
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 1,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load NIL
Yield to Maturity 9.68%
Effective Maturity 6 Years 8 Months 9 Days
Modified Duration 4 Years 7 Months 2 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Nov 14₹10,000
30 Nov 15₹10,829
30 Nov 16₹12,605
30 Nov 17₹12,949
30 Nov 18₹13,183
30 Nov 19₹12,530

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

Returns for UTI 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 11 Dec 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.1%
3 Month -1.7%
6 Month 1.4%
1 Year -5.9%
3 Year 0.1%
5 Year 4.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.7%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for UTI Bond Fund
NameSinceTenure
Amandeep Chopra1 Feb 127.16 Yr.

Data below for UTI Bond Fund as on 31 Oct 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash17.55%
Debt82.45%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Government58.53%
Corporate23.92%
Cash Equivalent17.55%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A9.13%
AA11.72%
AAA70.99%
Below B8.16%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity

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 8.4% since its launch.  Ranked 10 in Medium term Bond category. .

Below is the key information for Kotak Medium Term Fund

Kotak Medium Term Fund
Growth
Launch Date 25 Mar 14
NAV (11 Dec 19) ₹15.9114 ↓ -0.02   (-0.11 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,412 on 31 Oct 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.63
Sharpe Ratio 1.32
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 9.24%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 5 Months 1 Day
Modified Duration 3 Years 1 Month 20 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Nov 14₹10,000
30 Nov 15₹10,941
30 Nov 16₹12,302
30 Nov 17₹13,036
30 Nov 18₹13,616
30 Nov 19₹14,719

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 ₹203,125.
Net Profit of ₹23,125
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 11 Dec 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.5%
3 Month 2.2%
6 Month 4.7%
1 Year 7.1%
3 Year 6.2%
5 Year 7.7%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.4%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Fund Manager information for Kotak Medium Term Fund
NameSinceTenure
Deepak Agrawal25 Mar 145.61 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash10.61%
Debt89.39%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate61.56%
Government34.44%
Cash Equivalent4%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A24.39%
AA32.34%
AAA42.19%
BBB1.08%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹236 Cr2,350
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹225 Cr2,250
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹215 Cr2,050
Punjab National Bank
Debentures | -
6%₹196 Cr2,050
Reliance Ports And Terminals Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹191 Cr1,900
POWER FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹158 Cr1,500
Cash Offset For Derivatives
Derivative Margin | -
5%-₹156 Cr15,617
↑ 15,617
7.26% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹156 Cr15,000,000
↑ 15,000,000
Punjab and Sind Bank
Debentures | -
5%₹156 Cr1,546
↓ -250
Net Current Assets/(Liabilities)
Net Current Assets | -
4%₹123 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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