Kotak Bond Fund
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|Fund Type||Medium to Long Duration|
|Exit Load||0.2% for 90 Days|
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|7.95% Govt Stock 2032||8.33%|
|STATE BANK OF INDIA||5.68%|
|Rural Electrification Corporation Limited||4.91%|
|Rent a Device Trust||4.08%|
|7.17% Govt Stock 2028||3.31%|
|7.26% Govt Stock 2029||3.07%|
|Rural Electrification Corporation Limited||2.81%|
|Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited||2.25%|
|Rent a Device Trust||2%|
|Muthoot Finance Limited||1.95%|
About Kotak Bond Fund
Kotak Bond Fund is an open ended debt fund aimed at investing in a portfolio of debt instruments of different maturities so as to spread the risk across a wide maturity horizon and different kinds of issuers in the debt markets. It offers to take advantage of interest rates by managing duration actively.
Pros & Cons of Kotak Bond Fund
Kotak Bond Fund offers the following benefits: 1. The Fund also seeks to provide stable returns in the long term by managing credit risk actively. 2. The fund portfolio is well diversified with a mix of high quality credit debentures, bonds and government securities. The fund is suitable for investors who seek the high accrual offered by long term papers, have a view on interest rates and have a long term investment horizon. Certain drawbacks of Kotak Bond Fund 1. Returns might not be as good as those provided by equity linked mutual funds.
Fund Information and Statistics of Kotak Bond Fund
i) Inception / Launch date
Kotak Bond Fund was launched on Nov 25, 1999 by Kotak Mutual Fund AMC.
ii) Risk level
The fund has moderate level risk since it has investment in debt & money market securities with a portfolio Macaulay duration between 4 years & 7 years.
Redemption of Units will be done by a repurchase/buyback by the fund house. Under normal circumstances, your fund house will dispatch the redemption proceeds within 10 business days from date of receipt of request.
iv) Fund Manager
Mr. Abhishek Bisen is the fund manager of the scheme. He has been managing the fund since April 15, 2008.
v) Entry / Exit load
The fund house does not charge an entry load for investing in the fund. The fund has an exit load of 0.20% for redemptions/switch outs (including SIP/STP) within 3 months from the date of allotment of units, irrespective of the amount of investment.
Tax benefits of investing in the fund
Long term capital gains tax applies to returns on this fund. A capital gain registered during a period of less than 3 years is defined as Short-term Capital Gain (STCG). A capital gain registered over a period of 3 years or more is defined as Long-term Capital Gains (LTCG). STCG from debt oriented funds are added to the investor’s income. They are then taxed according to his income slab. Long term capital gains tax from debt funds is taxed at the rate of 20% after indexation.
About Kotak Mutual Fund
The fund house is managed by Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited (the “AMC”). It started operations in December 1998. The fund house offers schemes catering to investors with different risk appetite and was the first fund house in India to launch a dedicated gilt scheme. The AMC manages assets worth more than Rs 1.25 lakh crore.
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