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ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund (FOF) - Direct Plan


Commodities: Gold

1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.45 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Grown to
₹ 1.54 Lakh

Suitability:

Gold funds provide returns that are closely in line with the returns provided by 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. Read this article to know why.

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 cent 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:

Capital gains

  • If the mutual fund units are sold after 3 years from the date of investment, gains are taxed at the rate of 20% after providing the benefit of inflation indexation.
  • If the mutual fund units are sold within 3 years from the date of investment, entire amount of gain is added to the investors' income and taxed according to the applicable slab rate.
  • No tax is to be paid as long as you continue to hold the units.

Dividends

  • 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.

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Trailing Returns (%)

YTD 1-Day 1-W 1-M 3-M 6-M 1-Y 3-Y 5-Y 7-Y 10-Y
Fund 39.42 -1.62 2.21 11.51 15.34 34.41 44.98 24.11 15.83 8.96 --
Domestic Price of Gold 40.50 -0.80 3.05 12.32 17.39 35.70 43.69 23.99 17.15 10.30 --
Commodities: Gold 40.29 -1.49 1.39 12.30 16.97 35.00 46.64 23.20 15.82 8.87 --
Rank within category 8 7 7 9 10 9 8 1 6 5 --
Number of funds in category 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 0

As on 10-Aug-2020

Peer Comparison

Fund name Rating Launch Date 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return Expense Ratio Assets (Cr)
ICICI Prudential Regular Gold Savings Fund (FOF) - Direct Plan  | Invest Now
5 star
Jan-13 44.98 24.11 15.83 0.09 305
HDFC Gold Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Jan-13 47.93 23.10 16.09 0.10 836
Kotak Gold Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Jan-13 46.55 24.05 16.52 0.15 643
Nippon India Gold Savings Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
3 star
Jan-13 47.58 22.97 15.95 0.10 1,209
SBI Gold Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
3 star
Jan-13 48.24 23.42 15.98 0.12 764

Best & Worst Performance

Best (Period) Worst (Period)
Week 8.89 (08-Apr-2020 - 15-Apr-2020) -11.38 (10-Apr-2013 - 18-Apr-2013)
Month 26.03 (17-Mar-2020 - 16-Apr-2020) -13.47 (02-May-2014 - 03-Jun-2014)
Quarter 26.91 (15-Jan-2020 - 15-Apr-2020) -15.92 (15-Jan-2013 - 16-Apr-2013)
Year 56.62 (16-Apr-2019 - 15-Apr-2020) -17.77 (12-Mar-2014 - 12-Mar-2015)

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 21.35 12.73 1.27 2.45 0.92 1.04
Domestic Price of Gold 21.63 12.95 1.27 2.21 -- --
Commodities: Gold 21.38 13.32 1.22 2.36 0.95 0.60
Rank within category 6 3 2 4 3 3
Number of funds in category 10 10 10 10 10 10

The Risk Measures have been calculated using calendar month returns for the last three years.

As on 31-Jul-2020

Top Holdings

The underlying data is unavailable.

As on 31-Jul-2020

Fund Manager

— Manish Banthia since 01-Jan-2013

Education: Mr. Banthia is B.Com, CA and MBA

Experience: He is associated with ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company since Oct 2005, ICICI Prudential AMC - Fixed Income Investments - Aug 2007 to Oct 2009, ICICI Prudential AMC - New Product Development - Oct 2005 to Jul 2007, Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. - From May 2005 to Oct 2005, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd. - From May 2004 to May 2005.

Funds Managed:


-1.62%

Change from previous, NAV as on 10-Aug-2020

Growth: ₹ 18.5762

Dividend: ₹ 18.5769


Investment Strategy

The scheme aims to generate returns by investing in units of ICICI Prudential Gold Exchange Traded Fund.

Investment Details

Minimum Investment (₹) 100
Minimum Addl Investment (₹) 100
Minimum SIP Investment (₹) 100
Minimum No of Cheques 6
Minimum Withdrawal (₹) 1
Minimum Balance (₹) --
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 15 days

Basic Details

Fund House: ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 01-Jan-2013
Return Since Launch: 6.81%
Benchmark: Domestic Price of Gold
Riskometer: Moderately High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 305 Cr (As on 31-Jul-2020)
Expense: 0.09% (As on 30-Jun-2020)
Risk Grade: Low
Return Grade: Average
Turnover: --

Contact Information

AMC: ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd

Address: One BKC , A Wing , 13th Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai - 400051

Phone: 022-26525000 / 1800-222-999 / 1800-200-6666

Fax: 022-26528100

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.icicipruamc.com

Registrar & Transfer Agent: Computer Age Management Services Ltd.

Address: 7th Floor, Tower II, Rayala Towers, 158, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600002

Phone: 1800-3010-6767 / 1800-419-7676

Fax: 044-30407101

Email: [email protected]

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