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This Mutual Fund Invests In G-Secs, Delivered 9.53% Annual Average Returns Since Its Launch


Gilt funds are fixed-income funds that must invest at least 80% of their assets in G-secs. These funds have no exposure to corporate securities and no limitations on the fund's duration posture. These funds are good for debt investors as it is a debt fund and comes with low risk. One of the gilt funds we have highlighted here has offered promising returns over the years. Check out your portfolio and holdings.


Nippon India Gilt Securities Fund- Direct Plan - Automatic Capital App

Nippon India Gilt Securities Fund- Direct Plan - Automatic Capital App

This Gilt fund is an open-ended fund from the house of Nippon India Mutual Fund. The AUM or Asset Under Management Is Rs 1259.7 Cr. The recent declared NAV, dated 13th April 2022 is 33.5823. The fund has an expense ratio of 0.6%, which is close to its category average expense ratio. It is a medium-sized fund of its category.

This fund is moderate risky and doesn't guarantee returns. However, it has offered a good return but is weak among its peer funds. For investment in this fund, the minimum amount required is Rs 5000, and to start SIP, the minimum amount required is Rs 100. There is no lock-in period in this fund. IT has a 0.25% exit load if redeemed within 7 days. 

Absolute And Annualised Returns

Absolute And Annualised Returns

Lump-Sum Investment

Its returns performance is relatively weak among its peer's funds. However, since its launch, it has delivered 9.53% average annual returns.

Investment ReturnsAbsolute ReturnsAnnualised Returns
1 Year2.77%2.76%
2 Year11.60%5.64%
3 Year27.65%8.46%
5 Year47.31%8.05%
Since Inception132.70%9.53%

SIP Returns

SIP ReturnAbsolute ReturnsAnnualised Returns
1 Year0.48%0.90%
2 Year2.72%2.61%
3 Year7.79%4.94%
5 Year20.13%7.27%


The fund has a 90.24% investment in Debt of which 90.24% is in Government securities. The fund's top holdings are in Haryana State, Tamil Nadu State, Gujarat State, Karnataka State, Government of India. The fund's credit profile is very high indicating it has lent to borrowers whose quality is excellent. Most funds in this category lend to better borrowers and hence the risk of default in this fund is higher than in the category.


Mutual fund investments are subject to market risk. Read all scheme-related documents, and Terms and Conditions carefully before investing. The above-mentioned information is purely informational and doesn't guarantee any return. The Greynium Information Technologies and the Author are not liable for any losses caused as a result of a decision based on the article.

Story first published: Saturday, April 16, 2022, 18:58 [IST]
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