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Top Gold Funds Rated by FINCASH for 2019 - 2020

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Top Gold Funds Rated by FINCASH for 2019 - 2020

Updated on March 20, 2019 , 46 views

Gold as an investment has emerged as an important asset class in most portfolios. Historically, it has proven its ability to grow with Inflation and protect the portfolio from volatility caused due to a financial and economic crisis. Today, Gold Investment is available in many forms such as- physical gold, E-Gold, etc. But, Gold Funds have emerged as one of the most popular routes for gold investments due to its various advantages like liquidity, minimal investment amount, etc. So, let’s have a close look at some of the Best Gold Mutual Funds to invest in 2019.

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Top Rated Gold Mutual Funds

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)Rating3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)5 YR (%)2018 (%)Information RatioSharpe Ratio
HDFC Gold Fund Growth ₹10.392
↑ 0.07
₹2221.93.23.12.20.16.600.49
Kotak Gold Fund Growth ₹13.388
↑ 0.09
₹1442.844.92.307.300.52
SBI Gold Fund Growth ₹10.1048
↑ 0.10
₹3232.53.63.32.106.400.44
ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund Growth ₹10.8976
↑ 0.07
₹472.63.64.32.90.47.400.52
Aditya Birla Sun Life Gold Fund Growth ₹10.2562
↑ 0.28
₹632.93.93.92.80.26.800.57
Axis Gold Fund Growth ₹10.0051
↑ 0.08
₹492.22.54.51.6-1.28.300.42
Canara Robeco Gold Savings Fund Growth ₹9.5348
↑ 0.02
₹37Not Rated2.64.13.62.10.16.800.32
IDBI Gold Fund Growth ₹9.0919
↑ 0.01
₹32Not Rated1.72.62.2-0.2-0.55.800.42
Invesco India Gold Fund Growth ₹9.908
↑ 0.09
₹131.84.53.72.60.36.600.67
Reliance Gold Savings Fund Growth ₹13.4013
↑ 0.12
₹6872.23.33.11.7-0.1600.42
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 22 Mar 19
Note: Ratio's shown as on 28 Feb 19

Why Are These Top Performers?

Fincash has employed the following parameters for shortlisting the top performing funds:

  • Past Returns: Return analysis of last 3 years

  • Parameters & Weights: Information ratio with some modifications for our ratings and rankings

  • Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis: Quantitative measures like Expense Ratio, Sharpe Ratio, Sortino Ratio, including fund age and the size of the fund has been considered. Qualitative analysis like the reputation of the fund along with the fund manager is one of the important parameters that you would see in the listed funds.

  • Asset Size: The minimum AUM criteria for gold funds are INR 100 Crores with some exceptions at times for new funds that are doing well in the market.

  • Performance with Respect to Benchmark: Peer average

Smart Tips to Invest in Gold Funds

Some of the important tips to consider while Investing in gold funds are:

  • Investment Tenure: Investors planning to invest in gold funds should stay invested for minimum 2 years.

  • Invest via a SIP: SIP or Systematic Investment plan is the most efficient way to invest in a Mutual Fund. They not only provide a systematic way of investing, but also ensures regular investment growth. You can invest in a SIP with an amount as low as INR 500.

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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