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Personal Finance | Liquid funds fall out of favour

The preference for bank deposits over more flexible liquid funds for short term parking of money has to do with perceptions of safety and widespread risk aversion

July 31, 2020 / 09:12 AM IST
Personal Finance | Liquid funds fall out of favour

Liquid fund returns have steadily moved lower over the last six months. Annualised returns from liquid funds are now at around 3.15%-3.5%, which is a multi-year low by a big margin. Up until a few months ago, annual returns from liquid funds were in the range of 6%-6.5%. No wonder that in the month of June there was a net outflow of Rs 44,000 crore from this category, whereas bank deposits (other than from the banking system) have gone...

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