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Good Debt funds to invest in

Good Debt funds to invest in

If you are looking to invest, here are some great debt funds to invest in. Compared to bank deposits which are taxed, these debt funds give higher returns.

Birla Sun Life Treasury Optimizer Fund

This fund has a good record of giving an average return in excess of 10 per cent each year for the last three years. This makes it a great investment. The fund has exposure to high rated debt instruments of good quality. Currently, the growth option has a NAV of Rs 191.85.

Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund


This fund has three year average returns of 9.87 per cent. Returns from debt funds are much better than banks post tax. Debt fund returns have indexation benefits. You can get 1-year returns from Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund which is 9.56 per cent.

Baroda Pioneer Treasury Advantage Fund

This fund gives a return of 9.06 per cent and an average of 9.20 per cent each year, for the last three years. This is higher than return from banks. This fund has mostly safe investments with heavy exposure to Corporation Bank CDs.

DHFL Pramerica Ultra Short Term

This fund also gives great returns over the slightly longer term of 3 years. The fund gave a return of 9.39 per cent. The fund has the biggest exposure to the ICICI Bank CDs.

Taurus Ultra Short Term Bond Fund

This is also a short term bond fund. The returns from this fund are also pretty good being above the 9 percent mark on an average per year for the last 3 years.

SBI Magnum Gilt Fund

This fund has a 4-star rating from Value Research Online. It generated a return of 8.23 per cent in the last 1 year and the average three year returns is 8.89 per cent per annum.


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