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Strategy & Opinion
Tables to aid swift decision making
Here are 3 ready-to-use tables that can help you get a quick overview of the funds that you should be investing in
Find out point-to-point returns with our tool
Use our Point-to-Point Returns tool and find out how your fund has performed in a particular period
Easy way to track your transaction
Use the Transactions tab of our Portfolio Manager to keep track on your stock and fund transactions
How to check your SIP returns?
Use our SIP Return Calculator to find out how your SIP investments have fared
How to keep a close watch on investments?
You can use our My Watchlist tool to keep a close watch on funds and stocks you are interested in
Fixed Income Know How
Debt fund vs fixed deposit
Debt Funds are becoming an increasingly widespread rival to the hallowed FD. Here are their pros and cons vis-a-vis bank deposits
How debt mutual funds work
A debt mutual fund purchases bonds and passes on the interest earned from them to its investors. Here's a primer
The range of debt funds
Find out how debt funds are categorized & understand the basic principles behind them
Using Debt Funds Opportunistically
The fluctuating prices of bonds can be used to enhance your portfolio's returns by investing in debt funds
Using Debt Funds to Provide Stability
Debt funds play an important role in an equity portfolio. They can make your portfolio more stable
Using Debt Funds for Income
Debt funds can be used to generate regular income to meet your living expenses. Find out how
Check the expiry date
Average Portfolio Maturity helps an investor know how sensitive a debt fund is to changes in interest rates
Don't look for the best fund
Many investors start with searching for the best fund to invest in, they should instead focus on choosing the right fund
Top Rated Debt Funds
Ask The Experts
How are SWPs taxed? Mutual fund withdrawals are subject to tax depending on the category of the funds
Can I operate two PPF accounts? You can only have one PPF account for yourself except if you want to open one as a guardian of your minor child
What's the maximum amount I can invest in SCSS? One can invest a maximum of Rs 15 lakh in Senior Citizens' Savings Scheme (SCSS) in individual capacity
Are debt funds and liquid funds the same? Liquid funds are a type of debt funds which invest in bond securities of very short maturity period
Should I invest in PPF or debt funds? If you seek higher returns with liquidity, go for debt funds. For safety and tax efficiency, opt for PPF
Does NSC investment on behalf of a minor qualify for 80C deductions? You can claim NSC investments on behalf of a minor under Section 80C
Is the increase in EPFO's equity exposure to 10% a reason to panic? Given the long-term nature of EPFO's investments, it should help them earn better returns
Is the new rate applicable to existing SCSS? For existing investors, the interest rate remains fixed for the five year tenure
Where do I park my money for regular Income during retirement? You can supplement your regular income by deploying the balance amount in monthly income plans of mutual funds
How can I withdraw my EPF? Submit your PF withdrawal application directly to the regional PF Office
Can I invest Rs 1.5 Lakh in both EPF and PPF in a FY? Yes, but the total tax deduction available per financial year under Section 80C is up to Rs 1.5 lakh only
How to check EPF status? You need to log onto the EPF website, enter your PF account number and receive their balance details through SMS
Debt Fund Returns
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    As on June 27, 2017
    group 1-W1-M3-M1-Y3-Y5-Y10-Y
    Debt Debt: Credit Opportunities 0.10 0.97 2.52 10.55 10.12 9.56 8.19
    Debt Debt: Dynamic Bond 0.02 1.73 3.09 11.63 10.56 9.38 8.33
    Debt Debt: FMP 0.11 0.56 1.61 7.02 7.85 8.27 8.07
    Debt Debt: Gilt Medium & Long Term -0.05 2.20 3.59 13.95 12.05 9.89 8.82
    Debt Debt: Gilt Short Term 0.10 1.10 2.26 9.78 9.38 8.83 7.56
    Debt Debt: Income 0.05 1.44 2.83 10.94 10.03 9.01 8.25
    Debt Debt: Liquid 0.12 0.55 1.63 6.65 7.79 8.24 7.77
    Debt Debt: Short Term 0.09 0.92 2.21 9.27 9.03 8.87 8.65
    Debt Debt: Ultra Short Term 0.11 0.68 1.87 7.56 8.25 8.49 8.07