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Recommended Portfolios Update - April 2018
May 3, 2018

This is a brief update on the performance of our Recommended Portfolios for April 2018.

Author : iFAST Research Team



Recommended Portfolio Update - April 2018

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 November 30, 2016 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:

8.87%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 2,01,534

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

0.35%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

0.84%

 

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

Portfolio Components:

Debt Funds
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
Kotak Income Opportunities Fund (Short Term): -0.18%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Aditya Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond Fund (Dynamic): -0.93%
SBI Corporate Bond Fund (Corporate Bond): -0.26%

Equity Funds
ICICI Prudential Focused BlueChip Equity Fund (Large Cap ): 4.97%
SBI BlueChip Fund (Large Cap ): 5.80%



2. Moderately Conservative Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

9.82%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 2,16,543

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

1.65%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

3.23%

 

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

Portfolio Components:

Debt Funds
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
Kotak Income Opportunities Fund (Short Term): -0.18%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Aditya Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond Fund (Dynamic): -0.93%
SBI Corporate Bond Fund (Corporate Bond): -0.26%

Equity Funds
ICICI Prudential Focused BlueChip Equity Fund (Large Cap ): 4.97%
SBI BlueChip Fund (Large Cap ): 5.80%
Kotak Select Focus Fund (Multi Cap): 4.67%



3. Balanced Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

11.16%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 2,39,325

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

3.14%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

4.55%

 

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

Portfolio Components:

Debt Funds
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
Kotak Income Opportunities Fund (Short Term): -0.18%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Aditya Birla Sun Life Dynamic Bond Fund (Dynamic): -0.93%
SBI Corporate Bond Fund (Corporate Bond): -0.26%

Equity Funds
ICICI Prudential Focused BlueChip Equity Fund (Large Cap ): 4.97%
SBI BlueChip Fund (Large Cap ): 5.80%
Kotak Select Focus Fund (Multi Cap): 4.67%
Canara Robeco Emerging Equities (Mid Cap): 7.59%



4. Moderately Aggressive Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

13.76%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 2,89,493

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

4.70%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

5.39%

 

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

Portfolio Components:

Debt Funds
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Tata Dynamic Bond Fund – Regular (Dynamic): -0.58%

Equity Funds
Aditya Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity Fund (Large Cap): 5.50%
Kotak Select Focus Fund (Multi Cap): 4.67%
ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund (Multi Cap): 4.94%
Canara Robeco Emerging Equities (Mid Cap): 7.59%
Reliance Small Cap Fund (Small Cap): 8.15%
ICICI Prudential Banking & Financial Services (Banking): 5.59%



5. Aggressive Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

15.12%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 3,19,281

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

5.35%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

5.97%

 

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

Portfolio Components:

Debt Funds
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Tata Dynamic Bond Fund – Regular (Dynamic): -0.58%

Equity Funds
Aditya Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity Fund (Large Cap): 5.50%
Kotak Select Focus Fund (Multi Cap): 4.67%
ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund (Multi Cap): 4.94%
Canara Robeco Emerging Equities (Mid Cap): 7.59%
Reliance Small Cap Fund (Small Cap): 8.15%
ICICI Prudential Banking & Financial Services (Banking): 5.59%
Canara Robeco Infrastructure (Infrastructure): 2.28%



6. Moderately Aggressive (Global) Portfolio:

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

12.51%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 2,64,309

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

4.25%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

4.13%

 

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

Portfolio Components:

Debt Funds
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Tata Dynamic Bond Fund – Regular (Dynamic): -0.58%

Equity Funds
Aditya Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity Fund (Large Cap): 5.50%
Kotak Select Focus Fund (Multi Cap): 4.67%
ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund (Multi Cap): 4.94%
Canara Robeco Emerging Equities (Mid Cap): 7.59%
Reliance Small Cap Fund (Small Cap): 8.15%
ICICI Prudential Banking & Financial Services (Banking): 5.59%

Global Equity Funds
ICICI Prudential Global Stable Equity Fund - Regular (Global): 4.18%
Franklin India Feeder - Franklin U.S. Opp. (Global): 4.17%


7. Aggressive (Global) Portfolio

Total Investment:

Rs. 1,00,000

Portfolio CAGR Since Inception:

13.16%

Portfolio Value:

Rs. 2,77,126

Portfolio Return (April 2018):

4.88%

    Benchmark Return (April 2018):

4.25%

 

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
Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund (Ultra Short Term): 0.42%
DSP BlackRock Credit Risk Fund (Credit Risk): -0.32%
Tata Dynamic Bond Fund – Regular (Dynamic): -0.58%

Equity Funds
Aditya Birla Sun Life Frontline Equity Fund (Large Cap): 5.50%
Kotak Select Focus Fund (Multi Cap): 4.67%
ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund (Multi Cap): 4.94%
Canara Robeco Emerging Equities (Mid Cap): 7.59%
Reliance Small Cap Fund (Small Cap): 8.15%
ICICI Prudential Banking & Financial Services (Banking): 5.59%
Canara Robeco Infrastructure (Infrastructure): 2.28%

Global Equity Fund
ICICI Prudential Global Stable Equity Fund - Regular (Global): 4.18%
Franklin India Feeder - Franklin U.S. Opp. (Global): 4.17%

 

 

Our Benchmark Index

Benchmark Index*

Conservative

M Conservative

Balanced

M Aggressive

Aggressive

M Aggressive
(Global)

Aggressive
(Global)

Crisil Composite Bond Fund Index

90%

70%

50%

30%

10%

30%

10%

S&P 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



iFAST and/or its content and research team’s licensed representatives may own or have positions in the mutual funds of any of the Asset Management Company mentioned or referred to in the article, and may from time to time add or dispose of, or be materially interested in any such. This article is not to be construed as an offer or solicitation for the subscription, purchase or sale of any mutual fund. No investment decision should be taken without first viewing a mutual fund's offer document/scheme additional information/scheme information document. Any advice herein is made on a general basis and does not take into account the specific investment objectives of the specific person or group of persons. Investors should seek for professional investment, tax, and legal advice before making an investment or any other decision. Past performance and any forecast is not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of the mutual fund. The value of mutual funds and the income from them may fall as well as rise. Opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice. Please read our disclaimer on the website.



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