Gold funds provide returns closely in-line with the return provided by the price of gold.
We do not think of gold as a good long-term investment avenue and therefore we believe that investors can avoid these funds altogether.
But for those retail investors who'd still prefer to invest in gold, we believe that the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme offered by the Government of India is a better alternative. This scheme offers a guaranteed return of 2.5% per year over and above the return provided by the price of gold, though the investment cannot be redeemed before a tenure of five years.
Taxability of earnings:
|Domestic Price of Gold||6.00||0.28||2.11||3.90||8.84||6.91||23.04||11.94||9.15||4.88||--|
|Rank within category||6||6||18||5||10||4||17||3||20||21||--|
|Number of funds in category||21||21||21||21||21||21||21||21||21||21||5|
As on 24-Feb-2020
|Best (Period)||Worst (Period)|
|Week||8.81 (21-Jan-2016 - 28-Jan-2016)||-11.64 (10-Apr-2013 - 17-Apr-2013)|
|Month||17.95 (22-Jan-2016 - 23-Feb-2016)||-12.09 (19-Mar-2013 - 18-Apr-2013)|
|Quarter||22.39 (30-May-2019 - 29-Aug-2019)||-16.60 (28-Mar-2013 - 28-Jun-2013)|
|Year||30.20 (24-Aug-2018 - 26-Aug-2019)||-19.58 (14-Nov-2013 - 14-Nov-2014)|
|Domestic Price of Gold||11.88||11.84||0.53||0.89||--||--|
|Rank within category||13||8||11||6||8||6|
|Number of funds in category||21||21||21||21||21||21|
The Risk Measures have been calculated using calendar month returns for the last three years.
As on 31-Jan-2020
|The underlying data is unavailable.|
As on 31-Jan-2020
Education: Mr. Shah is B.Com and ACA.
Experience: Prior to joining Axis AMC he has worked with ICICI Prudential AMC, Deutsche Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
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The scheme seeks to generate returns that closely correspond to returns generated by Axis Gold ETF.
|Minimum Investment (₹)||5,000|
|Minimum Addl Investment (₹)||100|
|Minimum SIP Investment (₹)||1,000|
|Minimum No of Cheques||6|
|Minimum Withdrawal (₹)||1,000|
|Minimum Balance (₹)||1|
|Exit Load||1% for redemption within 365 days|
|Fund House:||Axis Mutual Fund|
|Return Since Launch:||3.66%|
|Benchmark:||Domestic Price of Gold|
|Assets:||₹ 62 Cr (As on 31-Jan-2020)|
|Expense:||0.47% (As on 30-Sep-2019)|
|Risk Grade:||Above Average|
|Return Grade:||Below Average|
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