Debt Funds Articles

Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund
August 5, 2020
Franklin’s 6 schemes collect Rs 893 cr last fortnight; 4 schemes’ NAV hit after Future Group cos rating downgraded

Four schemes of the six funds took a knock on NAV as they had exposure to some Future Group firms, which didn’t pay up on maturity

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MF data
July 23, 2020
Which are the best-performing funds in the ongoing pullback rally

The best fund in that period fell 14% while the worst was down by 50%

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Bharat Bond ETFs
July 21, 2020
Bharat Bond ETF tranche II collects Rs 10,992 cr; oversubscriptions to be retained

Issue oversubscribed by more than 3.7 times against the base issue size of Rs 3,000 crore; Approximately 40,000 applications were received

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mutual funds
July 20, 2020
Franklin update: 6 debt schemes collect Rs 112 cr from July 1-15; borrowing levels decline

A total of Rs 3387 cr has come since April 24 as cash flows in the six yield-oriented funds under winding-up;

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Floating Rate Funds, Debt funds
July 18, 2020
With 6.5-8.5% CAGR in 5 years, floating rate funds emerge as good fixed income option

These debt mutual funds use floating-rate bonds to lower interest rate sensitivity of the NAV; floating rate funds do well when rates are expected to increase and not so well when rate falls

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Franklin Vodafone debt
July 16, 2020
Vodafone debt paid back, but Franklin still reeling from its quick decision to mark down telco’s NCDs to zero

The AMC’s markdown of Vodafone-Idea bonds exposure may have been one of the major contributors for investors heading toward the exit door at Franklin

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motilal oswal multi asset fund
July 15, 2020
NFO review: Motilal Oswal Multi Asset Fund aims to beat business cycles

The scheme will invest in equity, international equity index funds/ equity ETFs, debt and money market instruments and gold ETFs

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dynamic asset allocation
July 13, 2020
Small, mid-sized dynamic asset allocation funds outperformed larger peers

In the last 1 year period, it is the smaller funds which appear to have better-navigated equities that fell 33% in first 8 months, and then rallied for the balance period

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Mirae Banking PSU Fund NFO
July 11, 2020
NFO review: Mirae Asset Banking and PSU Debt Fund; how the category is faring

This is the 20th scheme in this category which has of late caught the attention of debt fund investors who want relatively safer fixed income portfolios

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Debt repayment
July 11, 2020
Franklin MF gets payment from Vodafone Idea as bond matures; UTI MF and Nippon MF also receive dues

The debt fund schemes had segregated the exposure to Vodafone Idea after writing down its value to zero; now investors will be paid back the money in next few days

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