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Here's a guide on how to choose the right debt fund for your portfolio

Updated : February 22, 2019 01:45 PM IST

While equity funds are meant for long – term investments, debt funds cater to those who wish to invest anywhere between a month and up to 3-5 years.
Higher the scheme’s duration, higher will be its sensitivity to interest rates. A scheme’s duration, when matched to your investment horizon, aims to match its return profile with your investment tenure.
Fixed Maturity Plans (FMP) are closed-end debt schemes that come with a fixed maturity. They invest in debt securities that mature around the same time as the FMP.
Here's a guide on how to choose the right debt fund for your portfolio
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