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NAV as on 03 Feb

₹ 200.13 by 4.26 ( 2.88%)

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₹ 3203.36

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investment objective

The scheme aims to generate continuous returns by actively investing in equity, equity related or fixed income securities of banks. The proportion of investment between equity and debt will be decided based on the view of the fund manager on anticipated movement in both debt as well as equity markets.

Tax Implications

Returns are taxed at 15%, if you redeem before one year. After 1 year, you are required to pay LTCG tax of 10% on returns of Rs 1 lakh+ in a financial year.

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Fund house details
Fund House Reliance Mutual Fund
Fund Manager Shrey Loonker
Fund Setup Date 01 Jan 2013
Address Reliance Centre, 7th Floor, South Wing Off Western Express Highway Santacruz (East)
Contact (022) 33031000 / 1800 300 11111
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About Nippon India Banking Fund

Formerly known as Reliance Banking Fund, Nippon India Banking Fund has invested 95.64% of its assets in Indian stocks; out of which 54.51% is invested in large cap stocks, 21.31% in mid cap stocks and 7.21% in small cap. The primary investment objective of the scheme is to generate continuous returns by investing in equity and related securities of companies in the Banking sector and the ones engaged in allied activities related to the Banking sector.

The fund is well diversified across sub segments such as Private banks, Public sector units, NBFCs, etc, while attempting to generate superior alpha through active fund management. The fund thus tries to lower the risk involved through diversification while retaining the alpha creation potential.

Who Should Invest?

  • Since this is a sectoral fund, it is advised that you have a complete knowledge of macro trends of the market before investing in the fund and you must be willing to take selective bets for higher returns
  • Being a sectoral fund, the investors must realize that the fund is bound is bound to experience the highs and lows with the fluctuations in the market. Therefore, if you are planning to invest in this fund, you must be prepared for the possibility of moderate to high losses in the investments
  • Alternatively, if you are a risk-averse investor, you may avoid investing in sectoral funds and rather look for large cap funds such as Axis Bluechip Fund, SBI Bluechip Fund, ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund, etc.
  • Even though the risk involved in the fund is moderately high, a major portion of the fund’s assets are invested in large cap stocks which provides stability to the fund. Therefore, it can be said that the fund is suitable for investors who do not wish to take too much risk with their investments
  • The fund holds the potential to jump to exponentially high returns when the banking sector experiences a boom. Hence, only the investors with a long term investment horizon (at least 7 years) may consider investing in this fund

Taxation- How will they be Taxed?

The fund is eligible for a short term capital gains tax payment of 15% is redeemed within one year from the date of allotment. On the other hand, long term capital gains tax is to be paid at 10% if units worth more than Rs. 1 lakh are redeemed after one year. Additionally, a dividend distribution of 10% is also levied on dividends.

For an example –

If an investor has made a capital gain of ₹30000 on investment in an equity fund, Short Term Capital Gains Tax of 15% would be levied if s/he withdraws the amount within one year of investment. The payable tax would be ₹4500.

Also, if an investor has made a capital gain of ₹2.5 lakh on investment in an equity fund, and withdraws the amount after 1 year of investment, Long Term Capital Gains Tax of 10% would be levied on ₹1.5Lakh. ₹1Lakh is exempted from taxation. The payable tax would be ₹15000.

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Q. What are sectoral funds? Is this fund a sectoral fund?
A. Sectoral funds are funds that invest in a specific business that operates in a particular industry or sector of the economy. Yes, this fund is a sectoral fund; it invests only in Banking and related companies.

Q. Does this fund come under Section 80C or offer tax benefits?
No, this fund is not eligible for tax benefits under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act.

Q. What is Exit Load? Does this scheme have an Exit Load?
Exit Load is the fee charged from an investor when he decides to quit the scheme and redeem his money. Generally, there is some penalty charged only if funds are redeemed in less than 365 days, otherwise there are usually no charges. The fund has an Exit Load of 1% if redeemed within 365 days.

Q. What is Expense Ratio? Does this fund have an Expense Ratio?
It is the fee charged from the investor for managing his fund money and allocating it to the stocks that can help him earn returns. The fund has an Expense Ratio of 1.50%.

Q. What is the lock-in period of this fund?
The fund does not have a lock-in period.

Q. Who is the fund manager of this fund?
Mr. Vinay Sharma is the fund manager of Nippon India Banking Fund. He holds a professional degree in B.Arch and PGDCM. Prior to joining this fund, Mr. Sharma worked with ICICI Prudential AMC, Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund, J.P. Morgan India Pvt. Ltd., UTI Bank. He has been managing this fund since April 2008.