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Credit opportunity funds bet on high-risk bonds to offer better returns

Examine whether you have the appetite for these funds before investing; the high-yielding bonds they buy into are issued by firms whose credit quality is low

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Credit Opportunity Funds

Tinesh Bhasin 



Credit opportunity funds bet on high-risk bonds to offer better returns

Among all debt funds, stand out at present. They have outperformed all other fund categories in the last five years. One-year average returns of these funds are at 7.5 per cent, three-year at 9 per cent and five-year at 9.4 per cent. The returns look all the more attractive when yields on bonds are volatile, hitting returns from other debt funds.

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First Published: Mon, March 26 2018. 23:59 IST

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