The Bharat Bond ETF by Edelweiss Mutual Fund opens for subscription today. This exchange traded fund (ETF) holds AAA-rated bonds issued by public sector enterprises. The Bharat Bond ETF is unique in a lot of respects. In this wide-ranging conversation, Dhawal Dalal, Chief Investment Officer - Fixed Income of Edelweiss Mutual Fund talks to Prateek Singh (Founder of LearnApp) about:
- Why the Indian corporate bond market is shallow
- Reasons for the lack of retail participation in the debt markets
- The role of debt in a portfolio and how to use debt instruments in a portfolio
- And finally, explains in detail what the Bharat Bond ETF is, the structure and the risk & rewards of the ETF
Please enjoy this conversation with Dhawal.