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DSP Government Securities Fund

DSP Government Securities Fund

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Benchmark: Crisil Dynamic Gilt Index info icon

46.02K people have invested in this fund

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Return:

This fund

18.00%

Crisil Dynamic Gilt Index

14.30%

CRISIL 10 Year Gilt Index

14.15%

Invested

Earning

This fund

18.00%

Crisil Dynamic Gilt Index

14.30%

CRISIL 10 Year Gilt Index

14.15%

team 46.02K people have invested in this fund as of

This is a Debt Government Securities, Gilt fund with Crisil Dynamic Gilt Index as its benchmark. The risk level for this fund is categorized as Low to Moderate Risk.

Total AUM

398.99 crores as of Sep 30, 2022

Age of Fund

23 years 5 days since Sep 30, 1999

Expense Ratio

1.06% as of Oct 04, 2022

Exit Load

Nil  

Ideal holding period

3 Years+

Rolling Returns

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Things to know before you invest

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  1. DSP Government Securities Fund invests in debt securities issued by the Government of India, with a portfolio duration of 1-10 years.
  2. It invests 100% in sovereign debt (the highest quality debt securities available in the Indian market, considered to be safe havens even during periods of economic turmoil as they carry little risk of default).
  3. It is a highly liquid portfolio with actively managed portfolio duration based on future interest rate movement predictions (lower duration in rising interest rates market and vice versa).
  4. One of DSP's oldest debt funds with a 22 +years track record.
  1. This is a quality debt fund, since the entire portfolio is made of government-backed securities.
  2. Can help you navigate rising or falling interest rate scenarios.
  3. Earn potentially better returns than bank FDs.
  4. Suitable for long term & relatively safe debt allocation for a 5 year+ investment horizon.
  1. Consider this fund if you
    • Prefer the stability of the debt market but are okay to expose yourself to interest rate risk.
    • Understand and trust the fund manager's ability to judge the direction of interest rates.
    • Don't want to expose yourself to credit risk.
    • Understand the basics of debt investing.
  1. Government Securities fund carries Moderate Risk.
  2. Even though this is a debt scheme, in rare circumstances, investment losses may be possible.
  3. This is not an equity-oriented fund, so do not expect very high returns.
  4. Longer duration debt securities could generate higher returns but come with higher interest rate risk.

Fund managers:

Vikram Chopra

Vikram Chopra

Managing this fund since July 2016.
Managing this fund since July 2016.

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Laukik Bagwe

Laukik Bagwe

Managing this fund since July 2021.
Managing this fund since July 2021.

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Portfolio

Prescribed asset allocation: 80% - 100% Central Government Securities, repos/reverse repos in Central Government Securities as may be permitted by RBI , 0% - 20% Call money market or alternative investment for call money market as may be provided by the Reserve Bank of India

Current Allocation as of Sep 30, 2022

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Top holdings

7.38% GOI 2027

32.06%

6.54% GOI 2032

22.72%

TREPS / Reverse Repo Investments / Corporate Debt Repo

22.18%

5.53% GOI 2033

11.31%

5.74% GOI 2026

6.67%

Cash & cash equivalents

2.61%

Credit rating profile

SOV

77.40%

Cash & Equivalent

22.80%

Instrument break-up

Government Securities (Central/State)

77.20%

TREPS

22.80%


Indicators

Yield to Maturity

6.60 %

Modified Duration

4.21 Years

Portfolio Macaulay Duration

4.36 Years

Average Maturity

6.05 Years

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Date of allotment: Sep 30, 1999.

Period for which fund's performance has been provided is computed based on last day of the month-end preceding the date of advertisement

Different plans shall have a different expense structure. The performance details provided herein are of Regular Plan.

Since inception returns have been calculated from the date of allotment till June 30, 2021

Past performance may or may not be sustained in future and should not be used as a basis for comparison with other investments

Rolling returns have been calculated based on returns from regular plan growth option.

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Fund Details

Fund Details

Investment Objective

The primary objective of the Scheme is to generate income through investment in Central Government Securities of various maturities.

There is no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized.

Fund Type

Debt – Government Securities
Gilt Fund

An open ended debt scheme investing in government securities across maturity.
A relatively high interest rate risk and relatively low credit risk.

Riskometer

Level of Risk in the fund

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Investors understand that their
principal will be at Low to Moderate Risk

Potential Risk Class Matrix : A-III

A-III is the potential risk class matrix of DSP Government Securities Fund based on interest rate & credit risk.

Minimum Investment

Rs.  500 Lumpsum
Rs.  500 SIP– 12 instalments
Rs.  500 Minimum Additional Purchase

team 46.02K peoplehave invested in this fund as of