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Franklin India Overnight Fund

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Annualised Returns As of 30/09/2021
Minimum Investment/Multiples for Fresh Purchase (INR)


Additional Investment/Multiples thereof (INR)


Over 3,500 Unique Investors (As of 30/09/2021)
Why should you invest in ?
  • Carries very low credit risk and interest rate risk – thus has comparatively low risk to capital.
  • Invests in instruments that have a residual maturity of one business day like repo, reverse repo, tri party repo and money market instruments.
What are the “Tax Benefits” of investing in this fund?**
  • Long term capital gains (LTCG) tax @20% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) with indexation if units held for more than 36 months
  • Short term capital gains (STCG) tax at the income tax slab rate if units are held for less than 36 months
  • Income distribution cum capital withdrawal (IDCW) shall be taxable in the hands of investors and the mutual fund will deduct TDS @10% for resident investors and @20% (plus applicable surcharge and cess) for non-resident investors before payouts/re-investment. However, investors can claim tax-credit of TDS deducted at the time of filing their annual return.
  • In case of an investor being NRI, LTCG tax are chargeable @ 10% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) without indexation relating to units redeemed from unlisted schemes.
What is the “Ideal Investment Horizon” while investing in this fund?

One day to one month

Suitable For
  • Parking of short term funds

Fund Video

Overnight funds are a great investment choice for those looking to invest their money for shorter durations. Franklin India Overnight Fund carries a lower risk vis-à-vis other fund categories and makes a good choice for those considering investing for a time duration of even a day or just a week end. Watch the below video to know more about Franklin India Overnight Fund.

Fund Information

  • Inception -
  • Entry Load Nil
  • Exit Load Nil
  • Additional Fund Information
Product Label
This product is suitable for Investors who are seeking*:
  • Regular income over short term with high level of safety and liquidity
  • Investment in debt and money market instruments having maturity of one business day

*Investors should consult their financial advisors if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them.

Riskometer of Benchmark: CRISIL Overnight Index


[##]IDCW - Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal

All investments in debt funds are subject to various types of risks including credit risk, interest rate risk, liquidity risk etc. Some fixed income schemes may have a higher concentration to securities rated below AA and therefore may be exposed to relatively higher risk of downgrade or default and the associated volatility in prices which could impact NAV of the scheme. Credit rating issued by SEBI registered entities is an opinion of the rating agency and should not be considered as an assurance of repayment by issuer. There is no assurance or guarantee of principal or returns in any of the mutual fund scheme.

** The information given here is neither a complete disclosure of every material fact of Income-tax Act 1961 nor does it constitute tax or legal advice. Investors are requested to review the prospectus carefully and obtain expert professional advice with regard to specific legal, tax and financial implications of the investment/participation in the scheme.