What are the types of debt mutual funds and their risk classification?

Debt funds are a type of actively managed mutual fund that primarily invests in debt instruments such as Treasury bills (T-bills), Government securities (G-secs), commercial papers (CP), government and corporate bonds, certificates of deposit (CD), and money market instruments. What are the different types of debt funds in India? Liquid Funds: This type of debt … Read more

Everything you need to know about Liquid Funds

What is the meaning of liquid funds? A Liquid Mutual Fund is a debt fund which predominantly invests in liquid money market and debt securities which are of shorter duration maturity of upto 91 days. Asset allocation in Liquid fund consists of: Treasury Bills (T-bills), Government Securities (G-secs), Commercial Paper (CP), Certificates of Deposit (CD) Collateralized Lending … Read more

Taxation in Debt Mutual Funds

Debt Mutual Funds significantly invest the money in fixed-income securities like government securities, debentures, corporate bonds and other money-market instruments. These products carry the low risk compared to Equity. They have low volatility and have potential to generate modest returns over time.   Tax on Debt Funds Like other Funds, Debt Funds are also subject … Read more