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Top 10 Best Performing Gold Funds for the year 2021

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Top 5 Best Performing Gold Funds for the year 2021

Updated on October 2, 2022 , 335 views

Gold Funds or Gold Mutual Funds refer to the schemes that invest their corpus money in gold ETFs or Exchange Traded Fund. Though Gold ETFs and Gold Funds both are offered by the same fund house but to purchase Gold ETFs customers need to have a Demat account which is not required in case of Gold Funds. In addition, Gold ETFs invest their money in physical gold while the gold funds in Gold ETFs. In Gold Funds, people can invest through SIP mode. These schemes have been able to earn commensurate returns for their investors in 2021. So, let us have a glance at the performance of the top 10 Best Gold Funds for the year 2021 on the Basis of returns.

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Best Performing Gold Funds for the year 2021

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)2021 (%)2020 (%)2019 (%)2018 (%)2017 (%)
IDBI Gold Fund Growth ₹13.8964
↑ 0.21
₹40-424.221.65.81.4
Axis Gold Fund Growth ₹15.5932
↑ 0.27
₹263-4.726.923.18.30.7
Kotak Gold Fund Growth ₹20.6741
↑ 0.39
₹1,318-4.726.624.17.32.5
Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund Growth ₹15.3433
↑ 0.10
₹261-52621.36.81.6
ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund Growth ₹16.5398
↑ 0.27
₹696-5.426.622.77.40.8
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 4 Oct 22

Top 5 Performing Gold Funds for the year 2021

1. IDBI Gold Fund

The investment objective of the Scheme will be to generate returns that correspond closely to the returns generated by IDBI Gold Exchange Traded Fund (IDBI GOLD ETF).

IDBI Gold Fund is a Gold - Gold fund was launched on 14 Aug 12. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 3.3% since its launch.  Return for 2021 was -4% , 2020 was 24.2% and 2019 was 21.6% .

Below is the key information for IDBI Gold Fund

IDBI Gold Fund
Growth
Launch Date 14 Aug 12
NAV (04 Oct 22) ₹13.8964 ↑ 0.21   (1.55 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹40 on 31 Aug 22
Category Gold - Gold
AMC IDBI Asset Management Limited
Rating Not Rated
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 0.67
Sharpe Ratio 0.48
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 17₹10,000
30 Sep 18₹9,993
30 Sep 19₹12,270
30 Sep 20₹15,479
30 Sep 21₹14,267
30 Sep 22₹15,570

IDBI Gold Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹385,859.
Net Profit of ₹85,859
Invest Now

Returns for IDBI Gold Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 4 Oct 22

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.8%
3 Month -2%
6 Month -0.7%
1 Year 9.3%
3 Year 8.4%
5 Year 9.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 3.3%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 -4%
2020 24.2%
2019 21.6%
2018 5.8%
2017 1.4%
2016 8.3%
2015 -8.7%
2014 0.2%
2013 -14.5%
2012
Fund Manager information for IDBI Gold Fund
NameSinceTenure
Khozem Jabalpurwala1 Jul 220.17 Yr.

Data below for IDBI Gold Fund as on 31 Aug 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash0.98%
Other99.02%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
IDBI Gold ETF
- | -
100%₹40 Cr85,488
↓ -235
Net Receivable / Payable
CBLO | -
0%₹0 Cr
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
0%₹0 Cr

2. Axis Gold Fund

To generate returns that closely correspond to returns generated by Axis Gold ETF.

Axis Gold Fund is a Gold - Gold fund was launched on 20 Oct 11. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 4.1% since its launch.  Return for 2021 was -4.7% , 2020 was 26.9% and 2019 was 23.1% .

Below is the key information for Axis Gold Fund

Axis Gold Fund
Growth
Launch Date 20 Oct 11
NAV (04 Oct 22) ₹15.5932 ↑ 0.27   (1.75 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹263 on 31 Aug 22
Category Gold - Gold
AMC Axis Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 0.3
Sharpe Ratio 0.39
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)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 17₹10,000
30 Sep 18₹10,208
30 Sep 19₹12,470
30 Sep 20₹16,624
30 Sep 21₹15,081
30 Sep 22₹16,320

Axis Gold Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹405,518.
Net Profit of ₹105,518
Invest Now

Returns for Axis Gold Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 4 Oct 22

DurationReturns
1 Month 1%
3 Month -1.8%
6 Month 0%
1 Year 9.2%
3 Year 9.6%
5 Year 11.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 4.1%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 -4.7%
2020 26.9%
2019 23.1%
2018 8.3%
2017 0.7%
2016 10.7%
2015 -11.9%
2014 -11.4%
2013 -7.5%
2012 10.9%
Fund Manager information for Axis Gold Fund
NameSinceTenure
Aditya Pagaria9 Nov 210.81 Yr.

Data below for Axis Gold Fund as on 31 Aug 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.03%
Other96.97%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Axis Gold ETF
- | -
99%₹260 Cr59,300,000
↑ 200,000
Clearing Corporation Of India Ltd
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
1%₹3 Cr
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
0%-₹1 Cr

3. Kotak Gold Fund

The investment objective of the scheme is to generate returns by investing in units of Kotak Gold Exchange Traded Fund.

Kotak Gold Fund is a Gold - Gold fund was launched on 25 Mar 11. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 6.5% since its launch.  Return for 2021 was -4.7% , 2020 was 26.6% and 2019 was 24.1% .

Below is the key information for Kotak Gold Fund

Kotak Gold Fund
Growth
Launch Date 25 Mar 11
NAV (04 Oct 22) ₹20.6741 ↑ 0.39   (1.93 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,318 on 31 Aug 22
Category Gold - Gold
AMC Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 0.56
Sharpe Ratio 0.31
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-6 Months (2%),6-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 17₹10,000
30 Sep 18₹10,166
30 Sep 19₹12,654
30 Sep 20₹16,652
30 Sep 21₹15,133
30 Sep 22₹16,276

Kotak Gold Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹395,578.
Net Profit of ₹95,578
Invest Now

Returns for Kotak Gold Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 4 Oct 22

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.2%
3 Month -1.6%
6 Month -1%
1 Year 8.4%
3 Year 8.9%
5 Year 10.7%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 6.5%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 -4.7%
2020 26.6%
2019 24.1%
2018 7.3%
2017 2.5%
2016 10.2%
2015 -8.4%
2014 -10%
2013 -7.7%
2012 10.9%
Fund Manager information for Kotak Gold Fund
NameSinceTenure
Abhishek Bisen25 Mar 1111.44 Yr.

Data below for Kotak Gold Fund as on 31 Aug 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.62%
Other96.38%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Kotak Gold ETF
- | -
99%₹1,298 Cr295,446,540
↓ -379,471
Triparty Repo
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
2%₹22 Cr
Net Current Assets/(Liabilities)
CBLO | -
0%-₹3 Cr

4. Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund

An Open ended Fund of Funds Scheme with the investment objective to provide returns that tracks returns provided by Birla Sun Life Gold ETF (BSL Gold ETF).

Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund is a Gold - Gold fund was launched on 20 Mar 12. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 4.1% since its launch.  Return for 2021 was -5% , 2020 was 26% and 2019 was 21.3% .

Below is the key information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund

Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund
Growth
Launch Date 20 Mar 12
NAV (03 Oct 22) ₹15.3433 ↑ 0.10   (0.67 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹261 on 31 Aug 22
Category Gold - Gold
AMC Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 0.51
Sharpe Ratio 0.27
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 100
Min SIP Investment 100
Exit Load 0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 17₹10,000
30 Sep 18₹10,225
30 Sep 19₹12,516
30 Sep 20₹16,562
30 Sep 21₹14,863
30 Sep 22₹16,014

Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹385,859.
Net Profit of ₹85,859
Invest Now

Returns for Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 4 Oct 22

DurationReturns
1 Month -0.4%
3 Month -2.2%
6 Month -2.6%
1 Year 7.1%
3 Year 8.9%
5 Year 9.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 4.1%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 -5%
2020 26%
2019 21.3%
2018 6.8%
2017 1.6%
2016 11.5%
2015 -7.2%
2014 -9.4%
2013 -6.9%
2012
Fund Manager information for Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund
NameSinceTenure
Lovelish Solanki30 Jun 184.17 Yr.

Data below for Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund as on 31 Aug 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.82%
Other98.18%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Aditya BSL Gold ETF
- | -
100%₹261 Cr56,657,587
↓ -900,000
Net Receivables / (Payables)
Net Current Assets | -
1%-₹2 Cr
Clearing Corporation Of India Limited
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
1%₹2 Cr

5. ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund

ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund (the Scheme) is a fund of funds scheme with the primary objective to generate returns by investing in units of ICICI Prudential Gold Exchange Traded Fund (IPru Gold ETF). However, there can be no assurance that the investment objectives of the Scheme will be realized.

ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund is a Gold - Gold fund was launched on 11 Oct 11. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 4.7% since its launch.  Return for 2021 was -5.4% , 2020 was 26.6% and 2019 was 22.7% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund

ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund
Growth
Launch Date 11 Oct 11
NAV (04 Oct 22) ₹16.5398 ↑ 0.27   (1.69 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹696 on 31 Aug 22
Category Gold - Gold
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 0.33
Sharpe Ratio 0.43
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 100
Exit Load 0-15 Months (2%),15 Months and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 17₹10,000
30 Sep 18₹10,232
30 Sep 19₹12,430
30 Sep 20₹16,396
30 Sep 21₹14,813
30 Sep 22₹15,992

ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹395,578.
Net Profit of ₹95,578
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 4 Oct 22

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.2%
3 Month -1.5%
6 Month -0.8%
1 Year 9%
3 Year 9.1%
5 Year 10.3%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 4.7%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 -5.4%
2020 26.6%
2019 22.7%
2018 7.4%
2017 0.8%
2016 8.9%
2015 -5.1%
2014 -9.2%
2013 -6.7%
2012 11.2%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund
NameSinceTenure
Manish Banthia27 Sep 129.93 Yr.
Nishit Patel29 Dec 201.67 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund as on 31 Aug 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash2.12%
Other97.88%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ICICI Pru Gold ETF
- | -
100%₹696 Cr154,205,847
↑ 1,590,110
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
0%-₹3 Cr
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
0%₹3 Cr

Disclaimer:
All efforts have been made to ensure the information provided here is accurate. However, no guarantees are made regarding correctness of data. Please verify with scheme information document before making any investment.
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