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Enter constant maturity gilt ETFs with 5-year plan, say analysts

Conservative investors looking to lock in returns should opt for target maturity ETFs/index funds

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ETFs | G-Secs | Investments

Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 



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Fund houses are launching funds investing in five-year G-Secs because the yield, at around 5.7-5.8 per cent, is more attractive than on one-two-year papers

The new fund offer (NFO) of Nippon India ETF (exchange-traded fund) 5-Year Gilt Fund, which was launched on March 22, ends on Friday. Earlier, Motilal Oswal had also launched a 5-Year G-Sec ETF. In recent times, fund houses like Edelweiss and IDFC have also launched passive index funds and that invest in AAA PSU bonds, state development loans (SDLs), and government securities (G-Secs). should understand the characteristics of these categories and their own risk profile before making a choice.

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First Published: Fri, March 26 2021. 06:10 IST

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