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Previously called: Axis Regular Savings-G

NAV as of ( Sep 09, 2022 )

22.66 -0.01 % 1-D Change

8.11% p.a.

Earn upto 0.69% extra returns with Direct Plan

ET Money's Fund Report Card - Axis Strategic Bond Fund

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Performance Quality info

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Generated returns consistently


Increased returns for each unit of additional risk info


Downside Protection info

Excellent drop-arrow

Controlled losses during market corrections


Delivered returns without frequent ups and downs


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Minimum Lumpsum amount is ₹

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ET Money Rank Not yet ranked
VRO Rating 4
Expense ratio 1.08%  As on Jul 31, 2022
Exit Load 1.0% info
AUM (Fund Size) 1,690 Crs
Lock-in No Lockin
Age 10 yrs 6 m Since Mar 09, 2012
Benchmark NIFTY Medium Duration Debt Index C-III
Min. Investment

SIP 1000  &

Lumpsum 5000

About Axis Strategic Bond Fund

Axis Strategic Bond Fund -Growth is a Medium Duration mutual fund scheme from Axis Mutual Fund . This fund has been in existence for 10 yrs 6 m, having been launched on 09/03/2012. Axis Strategic Bond Fund -Growth has ₹1,690 Crores worth of assets under management (AUM) as on 30/06/2022 and is medium-sized fund of its category. The fund has an expense ratio of 1.08%, which is higher than what most other Medium Duration funds charge.
  • Axis Strategic Bond Fund -Growth returns of last 1-year are 3.74%. Since launch, it has delivered 8.14% average annual returns. The fund has doubled the money invested in it every 9 yrs.
  • Axis Strategic Bond Fund -Growth scheme's ability to deliver returns consistently is higher than most funds of its category. Its ability to control losses in a falling market is above average.
  • The fund's credit profile is moderate indicating it has lent to borrowers whose quality is good. Most funds in this category lend to better borrowers and hence the risk of default in this fund is higher than the category.
  • The fund's top holdings are in GOI, G R Infraprojects Ltd., Prestige Projects Private Ltd., Pune Solapur Expressways Pvt Ltd., Navi Finserv Private Ltd..
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Latest Asset & Portfolio Allocation

as on Aug 31, 2022
Top Stock Holdings

Bifurcation by Holding is not available for this fund

Allocation by Market Cap

Large Cap 0%

Mid Cap 0%

Small Cap 0%

Other Cap 0%

Allocation by Sector

Bifurcation by Sector is not available for this fund

Top Debt Holdings

GOI 36.36%

Others 5.53%

G R Infraprojects Ltd. 2.41%

Prestige Projects Private Ltd. 2.39%

Allocation by Credit Quality

SOV 42.32%

AAA 16.43%

AA 13.23%

Cash & Call Money 7.22%

Allocation by Instruments

Bifurcation by Instrument is not available for this fund

Other Holdings

Others 1.69%

Comparison with medium duration Funds

as on Sep 12, 2022
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Trailing Returns and Ranks

as on Sep 12, 2022
Period Trailing returns Category average Rank within category
1 month 0.78% 0.63% 6 / 22
3 months 2.63% 3.21% 8 / 22
6 months 2.11% 1.8% 3 / 22
1 year 3.73% 3.51% 3 / 19
3 years 6.92% 5.25% 4 / 15
5 years 6.61% 4.8% 4 / 14
10 years 8.04% 7.45% 3 / 9


Level of Risk in the Scheme


Investors understand that their principal will be at Moderate risk

Axis Strategic Bond Fund


The scheme will endeavor to generate optimal returns while maintaining liquidity through active management of a portfolio of debt and money market instruments.

  • Std. Dev : 1.98
  • Alpha : 2.69
  • Beta : 0.73
  • Sharpe : 1.61
  • Sortino : 2.47
  • Profile

    Devang Shah

    Mr. Shah is B.Com and ACA.

    Prior to joining Axis AMC he has worked with ICICI Prudential AMC, Deutsche Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

  • Profile

    Kaustubh Sule

    Mr. Sule is a B.E. (Computer Engineering) & MBA (Finance)

    Prior to joining Axis Asset Management Company Ltd., he has worked with HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd., Reliance Life Insurance Company Ltd., Union Bank of India, Hexaware Technologies Ltd.

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₹2,46,127 Crs

As on Jun 30, 2022

  • Phone: 022-24255161
  • Address: "Axis House" - 1st Floor,
    C-2 - Wadia International Centre,
    Pandurang Budhkar Marg , Worli,
    Mumbai, 400025

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Frequently asked questions

How are the returns of Axis Strategic Bond Fund ?

The Axis Strategic Bond Fund is a 10 yrs 6 m old fund and has delivered average annual returns of 8.11% since inception.

Axis Strategic Bond Fund Returns

1-Year 3-Year 5-Year 10-Year Since Inception
3.73% 6.92% 6.61% 8.04% 8.11%

NAV or Net Asset Value is the per-unit price of the Mutual Fund. The NAV of a Mutual Fund changes every day. It is calculated by taking the current value of the holdings of the fund at end of the day, subtracting the expenses, and dividing the value by the number of units issued to date.

The NAV of Axis Strategic Bond Fund for Sep 09, 2022 is 22.66 .

Axis Strategic Bond Fund -Growth is the regular plan of the fund. For this plan of you pay  1.08%   as annual charges. On the other hand if you go for the direct plan available on ET Money, you pay  0.39%.  That's 0.69% less.

Regular plans charge more because when you buy them, the fund pays commission to the agent. This is an additional expense for the fund and to cover this expense, the fund takes a bigger share from the returns generated by your investments.

So, the lower annual cost of the direct plan means you will earn 0.69% if you opt for direct plan of Axis Strategic Bond Fund

The Expense Ratio of a Mutual Fund is the annual charges you pay to the Mutual Fund company for managing your investments in that fund. The Expense Ratio is a percentage of Assets Under Management (AUM) and is taken from the returns generated by the fund. For this reason, a fund with a lower expense ratio is always better because a smaller part of the returns will be taken and that means more returns for you.

The Expense Ratio of the direct plan of Axis Strategic Bond Fund is 1.08%.  .

Redeeming your investments in Axis Strategic Bond Fund is super easy. If you have invested in this fund via ET Money, just login into the app, go to the investment section and put the redemption request.

If you have invested in Axis Strategic Bond Fund from anywhere else, you can go to the fund house website and put a request through it.

AUM or Asset Under Management is the total value of the assets held by a Mutual Fund scheme. For instance, for an equity Mutual Fund, the AUM will be the total value of its portfolio's equity shares (plus any other asset it might have invested in). The AUM of the fund changes every day because the price of the underlying asset fluctuates daily. However, the Mutual Fund company doesn't update it every day. It is updated only at the end of the month and released within few days of the next month.

The AUM of the fund is a good indicator of its popularity. A fund with a high AUM means a lot of money has been invested in it, and investors like it. However, the AUM should never be the primary criteria while selecting a fund. There are funds with huge AUMs that continue to perform well despite their size.

The AUM of Axis Strategic Bond Fund is ₹1,690 Crs.

The credit rating of the instruments in which the fund invests represents the quality of the borrower.

The Axis Strategic Bond Fund allocation by credit quality is given below

Credit Quality Percentage of Portfolio
SOV 42.32%
AAA 16.43%
AA 13.23%

The top 3 debt holdings of Axis Strategic Bond Fund are as follows

Holding Name Percentage of Portfolio
GOI 36.36%
Others 5.53%
G R Infraprojects Ltd. 2.41%
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