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Long term rates have spiked again and so, in this Prime debt strategy, we tell you which opportunities you should be locking into.
The JP Morgan India inclusion finally happened and with effect from June 28, 2024, Indian G-secs will be included in JP Morgan’s GBI-EM Global Diversified Index. What does this mean and how does it impact you as a debt investor?
We are adding this secured, listed NCD with attractive yields that compensate for the risk which is also mitigated by other factors.
This NCD has three tenors and yields offer a good spread over both government and AAA-rated corporate debt.
This secured, listed and redeemable NCD is issued by India’s 5th largest microfinance company
With capital gains on debt fund investments now subject to short-term capital gains tax irrespective of holding period, other debt instruments have become quite competitive with debt mutual funds.
Debt investors have been so starved of good returns lately, that any return above 7% now seems like a grand prize. This is why, after the government recently announced an interest rate of 7.7% per annum on National Savings Certificates (NSC) for the April-June 2023 quarter, there was much jubilation. Apart from warranting a fresh look at the NSC itself, this rate hike promises to significantly lift returns on a Central government-backed instrument – GOI Floating Rate Savings Bonds 2020 (GOI FRSB).