These are mutual fund schemes, meant for investments of about 6 to 12 Months. A Low Duration Debt fund comes with a reasonable amount of risk and aims to give relatively stable returns.

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These are mutual fund schemes, meant for investments of about 6 to 12 Months. A Low Duration Debt fund comes with a reasonable amount of risk and aims to give relatively stable returns.

Reliance Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.3%

Returns 5Y

7.98%

Min Order

₹500

Min SIP

₹100

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Mahindra Low Duration Bachat Yojana


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 1Y

9.2%

Returns 2Y

7.91%

Min Order

₹1,000

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Kotak Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 2Y

8.25%

Returns 3Y

8.43%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹1,000

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Aditya Birla Sun Life Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

8.22%

Returns 5Y

8.7%

Min Order

₹100

Min SIP

₹100

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Tata Treasury Advantage Fund- Regular Plan -Periodic Option


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

5.76%

Returns 5Y

7.02%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

DSP BlackRock Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 2Y

8.04%

Returns 3Y

7.94%

Min Order

₹500

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

HDFC Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.81%

Returns 5Y

8.27%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

L&T Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.41%

Returns 5Y

8.4%

Min Order

₹10,000

Min SIP

₹1,000

Exit load : If the units redeemed or switched out are upto 10% of the units purchased or switched in (“the limit”) within 9 months from the date of allotment – Nil. If units redeemed or switched out are over and above the limit within 9 months from the date of allotment – 1%. If units are redeemed or switched out on or after 9 months from the date of allotment – Ni

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Canara Robeco Savings Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.61%

Returns 5Y

8.11%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹1,000

Exit load : Exit Load - NIL

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SIP

UTI - Treasury Advantage Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

3.49%

Returns 5Y

5.71%

Min Order

₹10,000

Min SIP

₹2,500

Exit load : 0

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HSBC Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

4.26%

Returns 5Y

6.16%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

ICICI Prudential Flexible Income Plan-


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.9%

Returns 5Y

8.41%

Min Order

₹100

Min SIP

₹100

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Mirae Asset Savings Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.07%

Returns 5Y

7.43%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹1,000

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Axis Treasury Advantage Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

8.07%

Returns 5Y

8.43%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹1,000

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Franklin India Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

8.81%

Returns 5Y

9.35%

Min Order

₹10,000

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Entry NIL. Exit 0.50% (if redeemed within 3 months of allotment);

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IDFC LOW DURATION FUND


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.8%

Returns 5Y

8.31%

Min Order

₹100

Min SIP

₹100

Exit load : Nil (Since 29th June 2012

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SIP

SBI MAGNUM LOW DURATION FUND - MONTHLY


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.68%

Returns 5Y

8.11%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹500

Exit load : Nil

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SIP

Principal Low Duration Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

1.12%

Returns 5Y

4.36%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹2,000

Exit load : Exit Load NIL

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SIP

BNP PARIBAS LOW DURATION Fund


Debt-Low-Duration

Returns 3Y

7.65%

Returns 5Y

8.15%

Min Order

₹5,000

Min SIP

₹300

Exit load : No Entry / Exit Load

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Who should invest in Low Duration Debt Funds

In the uncertain markets if investors wish to park their funds, these are good option. Any impact of interest rate hikes is lesser in short duration scheme, hence NAV is not affected significantly.


How long should you stay invested in Low Duration Debt Funds ?

These mutual funds select bonds/debt for investment such that average maturity (remaining) period for portfolio is between 6 to 12 months (Macaulay duration). Shorter duration funds may provide lower returns but are lesser risky to interest rate changes.


How to invest in ?

You can click on the Low Duration Debt Funds link in Jama.co.in and choose the desired fund. You can also take your free risk profile assessment which then advises you on the percentage asset allocation you should have inLow Duration Debt Funds. Click on invest button from there and continue to make the investment.

Invest only in direct plans of small cap funds and take the advice of a SEBI Registered Investment advisor to invest in the right funds.




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Mutual Funds are subject to market risk. Please read the scheme documents carefully before investing