About Motilal Oswal 5 Year G-sec ETF

The Scheme seeks investment return that closely corresponds (before fees and expenses) total returns of the securities as represented by the Nifty 5 yr Benchmark G-Sec Index (Underlying Index), subject to tracking error. However, there can be no assurance or guarantee that the investment objective of the Scheme would be achieved.

This scheme offers investors an opportunity to invest in most liquid G-sec in the 5 year segment

Nifty 5 Yr. Benchmark G-Sec with it’s low correlation with equities, offers diversification opportunity helping investors reduce overall portfolio volatility

Given the duration of Nifty 5 Yr. Benchmark G-Sec Index, it falls in the sweet spot between short and long duration G-Sec

Historical Index Performance (~20 years)

Nifty 5 yr. Benchmark G-sec index has delivered superior returns over the longer term across various G-Sec indices with different duration buckets

Nifty 5 yr. Benchmark G-sec index has noted outperformance to short duration and long duration G-Sec in terms of 3 yr. rolling returns and absolute returns

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Data Source: www.niftyindices.com; Performance Data from 03-Sep-2001 –31-Oct-2020; Hypothetical performance results have many inherent limitations and no representation is being made that any investor will, or is likely to achieve, performance similar to that shown. The above graph is used to explain the concept and is for illustration purpose only and should not used for development or implementation of an investment strategy. Past performance may or may not be sustained in future.

Illustration: Indexation Benefit Makes G-Sec more Attractive over Fixed Deposit

We compared pre & post tax CAGR of Fixed Deposits & Nifty 5 Year Benchmark G-Sec Index over three blocks of ‘5-year’ periods. Nifty 5 yr Benchmark G-sec index has noted higher pre and post tax returns.

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Source- Historical Fixed Deposit Rates - www.sbi.co.in, Nifty 5 Yr Benchmark G-Sec Index - www.niftyindices.com. Data from Oct 31, 2005 to Oct 31, 2020. ^Interest rate of SBI term deposits maturing between 5-10 years. Hypothetical performance results have many inherent limitations and no representation is being made that any investor will, or is likely to achieve, performance similar to that shown. The above comparison graph is used to explain the concept and is for illustration purpose only and should not be used for development or implementation of an investment strategy. Past performance may or may not be sustained in future.

Sweet Spot between short and long duration bonds (Illustration)

Falling Interest Rate Scenario
Rising Interest Rate Scenario

Index Performance (Annualised)

Period Returns Risk
1 Year 11.2% 4.5%
3 Year 9.5% 3.5%
5 Year 9.5% 3.1%
10 Year 9.1% 3.4%

Index Rolling Return (Annualised)

Description 3 Year 5 Year
Average 7.7% 7.9%
Median 8.0% 7.8%
Min 2.6% 3.6%
Max 12.5% 11.1%

Data Source: www.niftyindices.com; Performance Data from 03-Sep-2001 –31-Oct-2020; Hypothetical performance results have many inherent limitations and no representation is being made that any investor will, or is likely to achieve, performance similar to that shown. The above graph is used to explain the concept and is for illustration purpose only and should not used for development or implementation of an investment strategy. Past performance may or may not be sustained in future.

Index SIP Returns (SIP Amount of 10,000/- per month)

Description 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 7 Year 10 Year
Returns 10.97% 11.32% 9.92% 9.84% 9.62%
Amount Invested 1,20,000 3,60,000 6,00,000 8,40,000 12,00,000
Market Value 1,27,053 4,26,759 7,70,546 11,92,899 19,76,002

Data as of close of Oct 31, 2020. For SIP returns, monthly investment of INR 10,000/- invested on the last trading day of every month. The above is for illustration purpose only. The SIP amount, tenure of SIP, expected rate of return are assumed figures for the purpose of explaining the concept of advantages of SIP investments. The actual result may vary from depicted results depending on scheme selected. It should not be construed to be indicative of scheme performance in any manner. Past performance may or may not be sustained in future.

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Frequently Asked Question

  • The Motilal Oswal 5 Year G-Sec ETF seeks investment return that closely corresponds (before fees and expenses) to total returns of the security as represented by the ‘Nifty 5 Yr. Benchmark G-Sec Index’, subject to tracking error
  • The ETF offers investors an attractive low cost alternative to fixed deposit since it has practically no default risk, no lock-in, and historically attractive pre- and post-tax returns.
  • Funds will be invested in underlying security of the Nifty 5yr Benchmark G-sec Index. The Nifty 5yr Benchmark G-sec Index is a single bond index tracking the most liquid 5 year benchmark security issued by the Government of India. As on 31st October 2020, the underlying constituent was 5.22% GS 2025 (IN0020200112).