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Global bonds drop with tech futures on inflation worries

  • Across markets, investors are betting on a sunnier outlook for the global economy and the risk that inflation is just around the corner.
  • In stocks, futures on the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 Index slumped as the Russell 2000 Index of small-caps rallied

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Mint50: Top mutual fund schemes to invest in

  • Match your investment horizon to the debt fund category you pick
  • Pick 8-10 schemes and revisit them every year to keep your portfolio balanced and in tune with your goal

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In a bid to clean up election funding, the government had in January introduced electoral bonds that can be bought from specified branches of State Bank of India and used to donate money to political parties. Photo: iStockphoto
In a bid to clean up election funding, the government had in January introduced electoral bonds that can be bought from specified branches of State Bank of India and used to donate money to political parties. Photo: iStockphoto

Indian corporate bond market can double to 65-70 lakh cr by March 2025: Crisil

The supply of corporate bonds in the domestic market is expected to double to 65-70 lakh crore by fiscal 2025 with the financial sector contributing around 50% to this growth, rating agency Crisil said

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Fund houses have begun inching back into the credit risk category as the shock of the FT episode fades from public memory
Fund houses have begun inching back into the credit risk category as the shock of the FT episode fades from public memory

How investors in debt MFs can navigate a rising yield scenario

  • Avoiding long-duration debt, selective exposure to credit risk are some of the strategies that can be used
  • Investors should focus on their own time horizons and align it with the choice of debt fund, say advisers

R. Srinivasan, chief investment officer, equity, SBI Mutual Fund.
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Domestic MFs were net sellers in Bharti Airtel while foreign institutional investors raised their stakes in telecom stocks (MINT_PRINT)
Top mutual fund schemes to invest in
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Long duration bonds are losing the most this year, with the Bloomberg Barclays 5-10 year U.S. Treasury index returning -1.2%, while over 20-year maturities have returned -6.8%, the worst start to a year since 2009 (Photo: iStock)
Long duration bonds are losing the most this year, with the Bloomberg Barclays 5-10 year U.S. Treasury index returning -1.2%, while over 20-year maturities have returned -6.8%, the worst start to a year since 2009 (Photo: iStock)

Global bonds are suffering the worst start to a year since 2013

Globally, bonds maturing in under five years have lost less than 0.3%, while maturities in excess of 10 years have lost about 3.9%

Sebi has mandated all debt mutual funds to hold 10% of their assets in cash. (Photo: Mint)
How to invest in International mutual funds? (Photo: iStock)
The schemes were frozen on 23rd April and had a total size of around  ₹26,000 crore at the time of freezing. (Photo: Bloomberg)
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