HDFC Short Term Debt Fund

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Moderate

₹28.7078 0.07%

As on 04-Mar-2024

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Upfront Investment

Monthly SIP Amount

Investment Duration

years

Risk info

This fund has Moderate risk.

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Low to Moderate
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As per SEBI's Riskometer.

Portfolio of HDFC Short Term Debt Fund

Asset Allocation

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Other details of HDFC Short Term Debt Fund

Assets info

₹14,612 Cr

Exit Load (Days) info

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Min. Investment (₹)

100

Min. Withdrawal (₹)

100

Min. SIP Investment (₹)

100

Min. No of Cheques

6

Investment Strategy

The scheme seeks to generate regular income through investment in debt securities and money market instruments.

Suitability

"Short Duration debt funds invest mainly in bonds maturing in a period of one to three years. They are suitable for investment horizons of one to three years, or for the fixed-income allocation in your longer-term portfolio. You can expect to earn higher returns than what a bank fixed deposit can fetch.

The risk of incurring a loss in these funds is low, but they do not guarantee returns or safety of capital like a bank deposit. There have been instances when short duration funds have incurred losses.

Remember, their returns may not be substantially higher than inflation. They are meant to deliver steady, but low to moderate returns and are not suitable to build wealth in the long run."

Taxation

Capital Gains Taxation

  • If investment is made on or after 1 April 2023: Entire amount of gain is added to the investors' income and taxed according to the applicable slab rate.
  • If investment is made before 1 April 2023:
    • Sold within 3 years from the date of investment: Gains are added to the investors' income and taxed according to the applicable slab rate.
    • Sold after 3 years from the date of investment: Gains are taxed at the rate of 20% after providing the benefit of inflation indexation.
  • No tax is to be paid as long as you continue to hold the units.

Dividend Taxation

  • Dividends are added to the income of the investors and taxed according to their respective tax slabs. Further, if an investor's dividend income exceeds Rs 5,000 in a financial year, the fund house also deducts a TDS of 10% before distributing the dividend.

FAQ for HDFC Short Term Debt Fund

HDFC Short Term Debt Fund is mandated to invest in bonds such that the duration of the portfolio is between one and three years.

Mutual funds can be bought directly from the website of the fund house. For instance, HDFC Short Term Debt Fund fund can be purchased from the website of HDFC Mutual Fund. You can also buy mutual funds through platforms like MF Central, MF Utility, among others. However, if you are not comfortable buying mutual funds online, you can seek help of a mutual fund distributor. Most banks also act as mutual fund distributors. So you can connect with your bank for assistance.

The NAV of HDFC Short Term Debt Fund is ₹28.7078 as of 05-Mar-2024.

The AUM of HDFC Short Term Debt Fund Fund is ₹14,612 Cr as of 29-Feb-2024

The riskometer level of HDFC Short Term Debt Fund is Moderate. See More

Company Percentage of Portfolio

GOI Sec 7.18 14/08/2033

7.20

GOI Sec 04/10/2028

3.51

GOI Sec 7.26 06/02/2033

3.08

GOI GOI Sec 7.10 18/04/2029

2.53

GOI Sec 6.79 15/05/2027

2.48
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As of 29-Feb-2024, HDFC Short Term Debt Fund had invested 95.78% in Debt and 4.22% in Cash & Cash Eq. See More

HDFC Short Term Debt Fund is 13 years 8 months old. It has delivered 8.00% returns since inception. See More

1Y
3Y
5Y
7Y
10Y
Since Inception
7.83%
5.52%
7.05%
6.97%
7.70%
8.00%

No, There is no lock in period in HDFC Short Term Debt Fund.

The expense ratio of HDFC Short Term Debt Fund is 0.74.

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