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Best Bond Mutual Funds 2019

Updated on October 17, 2019 , 14106 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 ₹27.5857
↑ 0.01
₹19,7512.24.510.18.88.79.71%5M 19D7M 10D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Savings Fund Growth ₹386.697
↑ 0.08
₹15,4212.14.49.17.87.66.71%5M 12D5M 26D
DHFL Pramerica Insta Cash Fund Growth ₹250.951
↑ 0.03
₹6891.53.37.277.45.58%1M 2D1M 2D
JM Liquid Fund Growth ₹52.7838
↑ 0.01
₹1,2941.53.27.177.45.76%13D13D
Indiabulls Liquid Fund Growth ₹1,879.7
↑ 0.26
₹2,2081.53.2777.35.62%22D22D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Oct 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 ₹32.6581
↑ 0.02
₹1117.4-2.50.84.25.534.98%2M 5D2M 19D
Reliance Short Term Fund Growth ₹36.5416
↑ 0.02
₹6,2342.3510.26.85.57.92%2Y 1M 10D2Y 7M 10D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Opportunities Fund Growth ₹32.5669
↑ 0.04
₹3,13125.31076.58.59%2Y 4M 2D3Y 11D
ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund Growth ₹40.6155
↑ 0.02
₹9,64525107.15.87.73%1Y 11M 12D2Y 6M 7D
Axis Strategic Bond Fund Growth ₹18.6664
↑ 0.01
₹1,1851.82.67.66.86.78.59%2Y 4M 24D3Y
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Oct 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 ₹26.9624
↑ 0.02
₹1,0890.6915.78.386.54%5Y 9M 18D8Y 1M 10D
SBI Magnum Gilt Fund Growth ₹44.4505
↑ 0.01
₹1,6390.29.515.27.95.16.4%5Y 11D7Y 2M 5D
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Growth ₹56.3601
↑ 0.02
₹26208.614.97.76.96.63%5Y 9M8Y 2M 8D
UTI Gilt Fund Growth ₹44.398
↑ 0.03
₹5560.18.714.48.46.36.45%5Y 5M 16D8Y 11M 18D
Canara Robeco Gilt Fund Growth ₹54.3532
↑ 0.01
₹84-0.18.112.26.74.96.53%5Y 9M 25D8Y 8M 26D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Oct 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 ₹44.1573
↑ 0.01
₹4450.49.416.19.99.96.56%6Y 5M 5D9Y 6M 22D
IDFC Government Securities Fund - Constant Maturity Plan Growth ₹31.2849
↑ 0.02
₹1160.510.319.210.711.80.07%7Y 1M 10D10Y 6M 22D
ICICI Prudential Constant Maturity Gilt Fund Growth ₹16.6181
↑ 0.00
₹900.59.817.28.59.76.86%6Y 10M 20D10Y
DSP BlackRock 10Y G-Sec Fund Growth ₹15.5082
↑ 0.01
₹46-0.28.414.66.85.96.54%6Y 7M 20D9Y 2M 26D
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 18 Oct 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. 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 7.3% since its launch.  Ranked 5 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 5.5% , 2017 was 6.8% and 2016 was 10% .

Below is the key information for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund

DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund
Growth
Launch Date 21 Jan 03
NAV (18 Oct 19) ₹32.6581 ↑ 0.02   (0.08 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹111 on 31 Aug 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC DHFL Pramerica Asset Managers Private Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.45
Sharpe Ratio -0.3
Information Ratio -0.53
Alpha Ratio -25.05
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-6 Months (0.5%),6 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 34.98%
Effective Maturity 2 Months 19 Days
Modified Duration 2 Months 5 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 14₹10,000
30 Sep 15₹10,983
30 Sep 16₹12,011
30 Sep 17₹13,004
30 Sep 18₹13,529
30 Sep 19₹13,617

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 ₹200,132.
Net Profit of ₹20,132
Invest Now

Returns for DHFL Pramerica Short Maturity Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 18 Oct 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 51.8%
3 Month 7.4%
6 Month -2.5%
1 Year 0.8%
3 Year 4.2%
5 Year 6.3%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.3%
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 171.8 Yr.
Puneet Pal13 Dec 171.8 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash65.61%
Debt34.39%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent65.61%
Government27.08%
Corporate7.31%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
BBB100%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Clearing Corporation Of India Ltd.
CBLO | -
78%₹77 Cr
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
12%-₹12 Cr
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
11%₹10 Cr1,000,000
↑ 1,000,000
BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED
Debentures | -
9%₹9 Cr830,000
↑ 830,000
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
7%₹7 Cr830,000
↓ -160,000
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹5 Cr500,000
↑ 500,000
7.26% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹3 Cr250,000
↑ 250,000

2. 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 8.3% since its launch.  Ranked 6 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 5.6% , 2017 was 7% and 2016 was 10.9% .

Below is the key information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan

Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan
Growth
Launch Date 25 Mar 09
NAV (18 Oct 19) ₹23.2276 ↑ 0.07   (0.29 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹6,590 on 31 Aug 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.65
Sharpe Ratio 0.3
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 17.89%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 2 Months 8 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 11 Months 1 Day

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 14₹10,000
30 Sep 15₹11,150
30 Sep 16₹12,301
30 Sep 17₹13,332
30 Sep 18₹13,857
30 Sep 19₹14,706

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

Returns for Aditya Birla Sun Life Medium Term Plan

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 18 Oct 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -1.5%
3 Month -0.3%
6 Month 2%
1 Year 4%
3 Year 5.3%
5 Year 7.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.3%
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 145 Yr.
Sunaina Cunha1 Apr 172.42 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.52%
Equity0.57%
Debt95.92%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate77.52%
Government19.13%
Cash Equivalent2.8%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A11.47%
AA25.06%
AAA40.65%
B0.37%
BBB5.62%
Below B7.48%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Adilink Infra & Multitrading Private Limited
Debentures | -
9%₹583 Cr5,215
SP Imperial Star Private Limited
Unlisted bonds | -
7%₹430 Cr325
Sprit Textiles Private Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹350 Cr2,531
↓ -1,917
Air India Assets Holding Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹275 Cr2,750
↑ 2,750
LIC Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹250 Cr2,500
↑ 2,500
Sugee Builders Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹225 Cr200
REC LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹178 Cr1,761
↓ -1,310
7.26% Govt Stock 2029
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹178 Cr17,112,750
↓ -23,290,850
Adani Transmission Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹175 Cr1,766
LIC Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹151 Cr1,500
↑ 1,500

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 8.3% since its launch.  Ranked 19 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 8.8% , 2017 was 8.6% and 2016 was 8.3% .

Below is the key information for Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan

Franklin India Short Term Income Plan - Retail Plan
Growth
Launch Date 31 Jan 02
NAV (18 Oct 19) ₹4,074.26 ↑ 2.27   (0.06 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹13,156 on 31 Aug 19
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.57
Sharpe Ratio 1.68
Information Ratio 0.55
Alpha Ratio -3.57
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (0.5%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 12.11%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 10 Months 28 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 1 Month 20 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 14₹10,000
30 Sep 15₹11,079
30 Sep 16₹11,939
30 Sep 17₹13,128
30 Sep 18₹13,917
30 Sep 19₹15,037

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 18 Oct 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0%
3 Month 0.5%
6 Month 2%
1 Year 7.6%
3 Year 7.8%
5 Year 8.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 8.3%
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 162.93 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal24 Jun 162.93 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.42%
Debt93.57%
Other2.01%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate87.98%
Government5.82%
Cash Equivalent3.88%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A44.01%
AA35.75%
AAA13.71%
BBB5.45%
Below B1.08%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
6%₹775 Cr7,700
↑ 100
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹666 Cr7,200
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹536 Cr480
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹481 Cr5,230
PIRAMAL CAPITAL & HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹365 Cr4,813
Rishanth Wholesale Trading Private Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹353 Cr350
DOLVI Minerals & Metals Private Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹328 Cr1,830
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
2%₹324 Cr3,135
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹309 Cr3,523
Call, Cash & Other Assets
Receivables | -
2%₹305 Cr

4. Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

The Fund seeks to provide regular income and capital appreciation by investing in fixed income securities across the yield curve.

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund is a Debt - Medium term Bond fund was launched on 12 Nov 09. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 8.9% since its launch.  Ranked 15 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 8% , 2017 was 8.6% and 2016 was 8.4% .

Below is the key information for Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund

Franklin India Income Opportunities Fund
Growth
Launch Date 12 Nov 09
NAV (18 Oct 19) ₹22.7696 ↑ 0.01   (0.03 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,587 on 31 Aug 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Franklin Templeton Asst Mgmt(IND)Pvt Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.7
Sharpe Ratio 1.34
Information Ratio 0.32
Alpha Ratio -5.11
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 11.69%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 5 Months 24 Days
Modified Duration 3 Years 25 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 14₹10,000
30 Sep 15₹11,086
30 Sep 16₹11,971
30 Sep 17₹13,145
30 Sep 18₹13,902
30 Sep 19₹14,976

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 18 Oct 19

DurationReturns
1 Month -0.1%
3 Month 0.3%
6 Month 2.5%
1 Year 7.2%
3 Year 7.5%
5 Year 8.3%
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 163 Yr.
Kunal Agrawal25 Oct 180.6 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Debt97.12%
Other2.88%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate89.1%
Government8.02%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A40.78%
AA42.74%
AAA13.03%
BBB2.48%
Below B0.97%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Parimal Finance Private Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹233 Cr2,797
Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
5%₹196 Cr1,890
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹191 Cr1,910
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹140 Cr1,550
Rivaaz Trade Ventures Private Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹137 Cr1,400
Idea Cellular Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹133 Cr1,450
DCB Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹118 Cr12,100
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
Debentures | -
3%₹116 Cr5,858
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹113 Cr1,000
ADANI RAIL INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹112 Cr100

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 6.6% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 4.7% , 2017 was 6.9% and 2016 was 11.1% .

Below is the key information for Reliance Strategic Debt Fund

Reliance Strategic Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 26 Jun 14
NAV (18 Oct 19) ₹14.0114 ↑ 0.01   (0.05 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,456 on 31 Aug 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.82
Sharpe Ratio -0.94
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 11.36%
Effective Maturity 4 Years 2 Months 16 Days
Modified Duration 2 Years 10 Months 6 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 14₹10,000
30 Sep 15₹11,125
30 Sep 16₹12,338
30 Sep 17₹13,382
30 Sep 18₹13,811
30 Sep 19₹13,671

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 ₹200,132.
Net Profit of ₹20,132
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 18 Oct 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0%
3 Month 0.1%
6 Month -4.8%
1 Year -1.2%
3 Year 3.2%
5 Year 6.3%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 6.6%
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 145.27 Yr.
Kinjal Desai25 May 181.35 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.11%
Debt95.88%
Other0%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate95.06%
Cash Equivalent4.11%
Government0.83%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A12.92%
AA58.03%
AAA9.95%
BBB16.22%
Below B2.88%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Yes Bank Limited
Debentures | -
14%₹475 Cr5,700
Nirma Limited
Debentures | -
8%₹272 Cr2,750
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹197 Cr1,975
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
6%₹197 Cr2,282
Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹162 Cr1,765
L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹110 Cr1,050
Indian Hospitals Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹100 Cr914
INDIAN RECEIVABLE TRUST 19 FEB - 2019
Unlisted bonds | -
3%₹97 Cr1,100
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹94 Cr950
↓ -50
Ahmedabad-Maliya Tollway Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹82 Cr850

6. 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 7.5% since its launch.  Ranked 23 in Medium term Bond category.  Return for 2018 was 5.1% , 2017 was 6.5% and 2016 was 10.2% .

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 (18 Oct 19) ₹29.7477 ↑ 0.03   (0.10 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹5,988 on 31 Aug 19
Category Debt - Medium term Bond
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.6
Sharpe Ratio 2.05
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 9.86%
Effective Maturity 2 Years 6 Months 29 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 10 Months 13 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 14₹10,000
30 Sep 15₹11,079
30 Sep 16₹12,142
30 Sep 17₹13,133
30 Sep 18₹13,596
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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
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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 18 Oct 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.5%
3 Month 2%
6 Month 4.5%
1 Year 8.4%
3 Year 6.5%
5 Year 7.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.5%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 5.1%
2017 6.5%
2016 10.2%
2015 8.4%
2014 12.4%
2013 5.9%
2012 9.7%
2011 8.1%
2010 4.9%
2009 6.7%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund
NameSinceTenure
Manish Banthia7 Nov 162.39 Yr.
Shadab Rizvi3 Jun 171.82 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Medium Term Bond Fund as on 31 Aug 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.05%
Debt95.95%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate86.98%
Government8.22%
Cash Equivalent4.05%
Securitized0.76%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA75.15%
AAA23.22%
BBB1.63%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹356 Cr3,660
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹302 Cr3,000
Bangalore Airport Hotel Ltd.
Debentures | -
4%₹239 Cr2,500
ICICI Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹201 Cr2,000
Godrej Properties Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹185 Cr1,880
MUTHOOT FINANCE LIMITED
Debentures | -
3%₹178 Cr1,800
↑ 1,800
GMR Aero Technic Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹171 Cr1,750
Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
3%₹159 Cr1,500
TGS Investment And Trade Private Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹140 Cr140
National Highways Authority Of India
Debentures | -
2%₹139 Cr1,350
↑ 350

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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