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Debt Mutual Funds

Debt Mutual Funds – Portfolio Construction Framework

Arun Kumar

In recent times, debt mutual funds have been in the limelight, primarily because of NAV declines in few funds led by credit downgrades and defaults. While the credit-related risks were…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Archives: Top Blog Posts of 2019

FundsIndia Desk

‘FundsIndia Archives’ is a series where we put together the blog posts that all of you’ve enjoyed reading over the years under popular and specific topics. Missed out on some…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: HDFC Short Term Debt

Mutual Fund Research Desk

A reasonably large sized fund.. The fund maintains a reasonable AUM size around 8,974 crore. Positioned for the short term (2-3 years).. The fund is suitable for investors looking to…Continue Reading

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

In the last couple of months, the Government of India has shown its intent to revive the economy with a slew of positive measures to address concerns on the weak…Continue Reading

Changes to FundsIndia’s Select Funds

Mutual Fund Research Desk

Equity markets have been volatile since early last year and debt markets have been going through some turmoil since mid-2018. Not surprisingly, category average returns may look poor regardless of…Continue Reading

FundsIndia explains: Downgrade, default, and write-offs in debt funds

Bhavana Acharya

Last week, several debt funds dropped significantly on a 1-day basis, because of write-offs due to default. Then there were write-backs in some funds. What’s going on? What happens when there…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Strategies: Liquid or Arbitrage funds for short-term money?

Ashwini Arulrajhan

When you look at low-risk options for parking short-term money, liquid funds are often opted for. But the tax-conscious amongst you often ask us if you should go for arbitrage…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Views: What is bad news and when to sell your fund

Vidya Bala

The recent spate of negative news in the debt space, with the downgrading of debt papers of some banks and NBFCs, may have caused you to panic. What’s more, for…Continue Reading

FundsIndia Recommends: Axis Banking & PSU Debt

Vidya Bala

Amidst all the risks that transpired in the debt space, in the last 6 months, Axis Banking & PSU Debt was among the few funds that remained steady and unhurt…Continue Reading

Returns of debt funds are trending up

Bhavana Acharya

Last week, we wrote on liquid fund returns and how the high returns of 2018 have begun sliding. This trend is both on account of an abnormal credit situation easing…Continue Reading

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