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Why Debt Funds should be a part of your investment plan

Debt funds are funds that invest in fixed income instruments, such as Money Market Instruments, Corporate Bonds, Government Bonds, etc. Debt funds are considered to be safer compared to equity investments. Debt funds are ideal for investors who prefer regular income, but do not like to take much risk. The risk on debt fund increases as the maturity of instrument increases, hence lower the maturity period lesser the risk on that debt investment. Quality of portfolio also matters a lot in debt fund as this reduced credit risk i.e. risk of default.

  1. Ideal for those who are risk averse and need liquidity quickly
  2. Debt funds are funds that invest predominantly in fixed income instruments
  3. Debt funds are less volatile, therefore they are less risky than equity funds.
  4. Some of the most invested debt funds are;
    1. Liquid Fund
    2. Low Duration Fund
    3. Banking and PSU Fund
    4. Corporate Bond Fund
    5. Dynamic Bond Fund

Fund Returns

Monthly SIP
  • Monthly SIP
  • Lumpsum Investment
of 1,000 for
3 Years
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • 10 Years

ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund

  • ₹40,607

  • 7.96%

  • 6.26%

  • 1 / 26

View and Invest in ICICI Prudential Short Term Fund

HDFC Short Term Debt Fund

  • ₹40,704

  • 8.12%

  • 6.26%

  • 2 / 26

View and Invest in HDFC Short Term Debt Fund

Axis Short Term Fund

  • ₹40,369

  • 7.57%

  • 6.26%

  • 3 / 26

View and Invest in Axis Short Term Fund

Kotak Bond (short Term)

  • ₹40,273

  • 7.41%

  • 6.26%

  • 4 / 26

View and Invest in Kotak Bond (short Term)

Nippon India Short Term Fund

  • ₹40,478

  • 7.75%

  • 6.26%

  • 5 / 26

View and Invest in Nippon India Short Term Fund

Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Fund

  • ₹40,645

  • 8.03%

  • 6.26%

  • 6 / 26

View and Invest in Aditya Birla Sun Life Short Term Fund

L&T Short Term Bond Fund

  • ₹40,038

  • 7.01%

  • 6.26%

  • 7 / 26

View and Invest in L&T Short Term Bond Fund

Canara Robeco Short Duration Fund

  • ₹39,750

  • 6.53%

  • 6.26%

  • 8 / 26

View and Invest in Canara Robeco Short Duration Fund

IDFC Bond Fund - Short Term Plan

  • ₹40,155

  • 7.21%

  • 6.26%

  • 9 / 26

View and Invest in IDFC Bond Fund - Short Term Plan

SBI Short Term Debt Fund

  • ₹40,054

  • 7.04%

  • 6.26%

  • 10 / 26

View and Invest in SBI Short Term Debt Fund

UTI Short Term Income Fund

  • ₹39,070

  • 5.38%

  • 6.26%

  • 11 / 26

View and Invest in UTI Short Term Income Fund

DSP Short Term Fund

  • ₹39,986

  • 6.93%

  • 6.26%

  • 12 / 26

View and Invest in DSP Short Term Fund

Tata Short Term Bond Fund

  • ₹39,854

  • 6.70%

  • 6.26%

  • 13 / 26

View and Invest in Tata Short Term Bond Fund

Invesco India Short Term Fund

  • ₹39,920

  • 6.82%

  • 6.26%

  • 14 / 26

View and Invest in Invesco India Short Term Fund

Mirae Asset Short Term Fund

  • ₹39,825

  • 6.66%

  • 6.26%

  • -

View and Invest in Mirae Asset Short Term Fund

BNP Paribas Short Term Fund

  • ₹40,066

  • 7.06%

  • 6.26%

  • -

View and Invest in BNP Paribas Short Term Fund

Baroda Short Term Bond Fund

  • ₹39,733

  • 6.50%

  • 6.26%

  • -

View and Invest in Baroda Short Term Bond Fund

Indiabulls Short Term Fund

  • ₹38,609

  • 4.59%

  • 6.26%

  • -

View and Invest in Indiabulls Short Term Fund

IDBI Short Term Bond Fund

  • ₹39,221

  • 5.63%

  • 6.26%

  • -

View and Invest in IDBI Short Term Bond Fund

Principal Short Term Debt Fund

  • ₹39,171

  • 5.55%

  • 6.26%

  • -

View and Invest in Principal Short Term Debt Fund

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