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Recommended Portfolios Update - August 2013
September 11, 2013

This is a brief update of the performance of our Recommended Portfolios for August 2013.


Author : iFAST Research



Recommended Portfolio Update - August 2013

These recommended portfolios were created on February 26, 2010. They will undergo a change whenever our outlook on the equity market changes or we review our recommended funds’ list. The last revamp took place on February 1, 2013 due to a review of our recommended funds.

  • Date of inception of portfolios: February 26, 2010
  • Unless specified, all the returns stated are on a month-on-month basis
  • The target allocation for the specific portfolio may change depending on our views on the market
  • In all the portfolios, we currently hold a neutral position in equities
  • At the end of the performance report, the internal benchmark for these portfolios is mentioned

 

1. Conservative Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

7.73%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 1,30,540

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

0.05%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

-2.05%

Portfolio Allocation:
90%: Bond funds
10%: Equity funds

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Ultra-Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.83%
Canara Robeco Income Fund (Income): -1.10%
Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond Fund (Dynamic Bond): -0.24%.

Equity funds:
ICICI Prudential Focused Bluechip Equity Fund (Large Cap): -1.52%
Birla Sun Life Dividend Yield Plus (Dividend Yield): -3.73%.

 

2. Moderately Conservative Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

6.89%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 1,26,965

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

-0.83%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

-2.54%

Portfolio Allocation:
70%: Bond funds
30%: Equity funds

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Ultra-Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.83%
Canara Robeco Income Fund (Income): -1.10%
Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond Fund (Dynamic Bond): -0.24%.

Equity funds:
ICICI Prudential Focused Bluechip Equity Fund (Large Cap): -1.52%
UTI Opportunities Fund (Multi Cap): -4.73%
Birla Sun Life Dividend Yield Plus (Dividend Yield): -3.73%.

 

3. Balanced Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

6.31%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 1,24,478

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

-1.16%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

-3.07%

Portfolio Allocation:
50%: Bond funds
50%: Equity funds

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Ultra-Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.83%
Canara Robeco Income Fund (Income): -1.10%
Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond Fund (Dynamic Bond): -0.24%.

Equity funds:
ICICI Prudential Focused Bluechip Equity Fund (Large Cap): -1.52%
UTI Opportunities Fund (Multi Cap): -4.73%
Birla Sun Life Dividend Yield Plus (Dividend Yield): -3.73%
ICICI Prudential Discovery Fund (Contra/Value): -0.04%.

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4. Moderately Aggressive Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

4.26%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 1,16,114

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

-3.09%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

-3.63%

Portfolio Allocation:
30%: Bond funds
70%: Equity funds

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Ultra-Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short-term): 0.83%
Templeton India Income Builder Account – Plan A (Income): -1.56%.

Equity funds:
DSP BlackRock Top 100 Equity Fund (Large Cap): -4.83%
Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund (Multi Cap): -3.47%
ICICI Prudential Discovery Fund (Contra/Value): -0.04%
SBI Magnum Sector Funds Umbrella- Emerging Businesses Fund (Mid Cap & Small cap): -4.85%
Reliance Banking Fund (Sector): -10.93%
PineBridge Infrastructure & Economic Reform Fund (Sector): -3.69%.

 

5. Aggressive Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

3.75%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 1,14,070

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

-3.71%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

-4.24%

Portfolio Allocation:
10%: Bond funds
90%: Equity funds

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Income Builder Account – Plan A (Income): -1.56%.

Equity funds:
DSP BlackRock Top 100 Equity Fund (Large Cap): -4.83%
Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund (Multi Cap): -3.47%
ICICI Prudential Discovery Fund (Contra/Value): -0.04%
SBI Magnum Sector Funds Umbrella- Emerging Businesses Fund (Mid cap & Small cap): -4.85%
PineBridge Infrastructure & Economic Reform Fund (Sector): -3.69%
Reliance Banking Fund (Sector): -10.93%.

 

6. Moderately Aggressive (Global) Portfolio:

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

7.16%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 1,28,094

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

0.04%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

5.49%

Portfolio Allocation:
30%: Bond funds
45%: Domestic equity funds
25%: Global equity funds

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Ultra-Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.83%
Templeton India Income Builder Account – Plan A (Income): -1.56%.

Equity funds:
DSP BlackRock Top 100 Equity Fund (Large Cap): -4.83%
Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund (Multi Cap): -3.47%
ICICI Prudential Discovery Fund (Contra/Value): -0.04%
SBI Magnum Sector Funds Umbrella- Emerging Businesses Fund (Mid cap & Small cap): -4.85%
Reliance Banking Fund (Sector): -10.93%
PineBridge Infrastructure & Economic Reform Fund (Sector): -3.69%.

Global equity funds:
JPMorgan JF Greater China Equity Off-shore Fund: 9.39%
Franklin Asian Equity Fund: 4.14%.

 

7. Aggressive (Global) Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

6.84%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 126.695

Portfolio Return (Aug 2013):

0.14%

    Benchmark Return (Aug 2013):

5.79%

Portfolio Allocation:
10%: Bond funds
59%: Domestic equity funds
31%: Global equity funds
Currently, the equity exposure is 60% to domestic equity funds and 30% to global equity funds.

Portfolio Components:

Debt funds:
PineBridge India Short Term Fund (Short Term): 0.77%
Templeton India Income Builder Account – Plan A (Income): 1.56%.

Equity funds:
DSP BlackRock Top 100 Equity Fund (Large Cap): -4.83%
Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund (Multi Cap): -3.47%
ICICI Prudential Discovery Fund (Contra/Value): -0.04%
SBI Magnum Sector Funds Umbrella- Emerging Businesses Fund (Mid Cap & Small Cap): -4.85%
PineBridge Infrastructure & Economic Reform Fund (Sector): -3.69%
Reliance Banking Fund (Sector): -10.93%.

Global equity funds:
JPMorgan JF Greater China Equity Off-shore Fund: 9.39%
Franklin Asian Equity Fund: 4.14%.

 

Our Benchmark Index

Benchmark Index*

Conservative

M Conservative

Balanced

M Aggressive

Aggressive

M Aggressive
(Global)

Aggressive
(Global)

I -BEX

90%

70%

50%

30%

10%

30%

10%

BSE 100

10%

30%

50%

70%

90%

45%

60%

MSCI World Index

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

25%

30%

* Benchmark Indices created using Neutral allocation


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