Top 10 Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds

Fund NameCategoryRisk1Y ReturnsRatingFund Size(in Cr)
Franklin India Dynamic Accrual FundDebtModerate10.2%5star3,923
Franklin Build India FundEquityHigh9.1%5star1,298
Franklin India Income Opportunities FundDebtModerate8.9%5star3,670
Franklin India Credit Risk Fund DebtModerate8.4%5star6,928
Franklin India Corporate Debt FundDebtModerate11.0%5star904
Franklin India STIPDebtModerate9.6%5star13,236
Franklin India Banking & PSU Debt FundDebtModerate11.8%4star212
Franklin India Dynamic PE Ratio Fund Of FundsOthersModerately High8.1%4star980
Franklin India Equity Hybrid FundHybridModerately High5.0%4star1,932
Franklin India Prima FundEquityModerately High-2.4%4star7,169
Franklin India Life Stage Fund of Funds - 50s Plus PlanOthersModerately High6.9%4star6
Franklin India Life Stage Fund of Funds - 40s PlanOthersModerately High5.6%4star14
Franklin India Focused Equity FundEquityModerately High11.1%4star8,652
Franklin India Equity Savings FundEquityModerately HighN.A3star0
Franklin India Savings FundDebtModerately Low8.8%3star1,667
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Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund

The firm specializes in conservatively managed mutual funds. It offers products under the Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series and Fiduciary brand names. Like other large investment companies, the firm offers a wide variety of funds but is traditionally best known for bond funds under the Franklin brand, international funds under the Templeton brand, and value funds under the Mutual Series brand.

With more than 600 investment professionals in 28 countries around the world, Franklin Templeton is uniquely positioned to look beyond the largest or most visible securities in each market to spot smart global investments that meet their rigorous investment criteria.

Franklin Templeton's association with India dates back to over 2 decades as an investor. As part of the group's major thrust on investing in markets around the world, the India office was set up in 1996 as Templeton Asset Management India Pvt. Limited.

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Franklin India Dynamic Accrual Direct Plan-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Dynamic segment and provided 9.71% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 10.21% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 10.21% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Sachin Padwal-Desai, Santosh Kamath, Umesh Sharma

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt10,000
Groww Rating5star
AUM3,923Cr
1Y Returns10.2%

Franklin Build India Direct Fund-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Sectoral/Thematic segment and provided 10.82% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 9.08% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 9.08% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best Equity mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Anand Radhakrishnan, Roshi Jain, Srikesh Nair

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating5star
AUM1,298Cr
1Y Returns9.1%

Franklin India Income Opportunities Direct Plan-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Medium Duration segment and provided 9.25% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 8.94% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 8.94% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Santosh Kamath, Sumit Gupta

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating5star
AUM3,670Cr
1Y Returns8.9%

Franklin India Credit Risk Fund Direct Plan-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Credit Risk segment and provided 8.93% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 8.44% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 8.44% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Santosh Kamath, Sumit Gupta

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating5star
AUM6,928Cr
1Y Returns8.4%

Franklin India Corporate Debt Fund Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Corporate Bond segment and provided 9.38% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 11.02% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 11.02% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Santosh Kamath, Sumit Gupta

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt10,000
Groww Rating5star
AUM904Cr
1Y Returns11.0%

Franklin India Short-term Income Plan Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Short Duration segment and provided 9.44% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 9.58% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 9.58% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Santosh Kamath, Kunal Agrawal

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating5star
AUM13,236Cr
1Y Returns9.6%

Franklin India Banking & PSU Debt Fund Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Banking & PSU segment and provided 8.39% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 11.82% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 11.82% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Sachin Padwal-Desai, Umesh Sharma

Launch Date24 Apr 2014
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM212Cr
1Y Returns11.8%

Franklin India Dynamic PE Ratio Fund of Funds Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in FoF Domestic segment and provided 9.03% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 8.1% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 8.1% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Others mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Anand Radhakrishnan

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM980Cr
1Y Returns8.1%

Franklin India Equity Hybrid Fund Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Aggressive segment and provided 7.92% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 4.98% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 4.98% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Hybrid mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Sachin Padwal-Desai, Umesh Sharma, Lakshmikanth Reddy

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM1,932Cr
1Y Returns5.0%

Franklin India Prima Direct Fund-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Mid Cap segment and provided 7.77% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave -2.35% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided -2.35% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Equity mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: R Janakiraman, Srikesh Nair, Hari Shyamsunder

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM7,169Cr
1Y Returns-2.4%

Franklin India Life Stage Fund of Funds The 50s Plus Direct Plan-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in FoF Domestic segment and provided 8.09% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 6.89% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 6.89% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Others mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Paul Parampreet

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM6Cr
1Y Returns6.9%

Franklin India Life Stage Fund of Funds The 40s Plan Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in FoF Domestic segment and provided 7.77% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 5.57% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 5.57% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Others mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Paul Parampreet

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM14Cr
1Y Returns5.6%

Franklin India Focused Equity Fund Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Focused segment and provided 11.17% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 11.08% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 11.08% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best Equity mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Anand Radhakrishnan, Roshi Jain, Srikesh Nair

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating4star
AUM8,652Cr
1Y Returns11.1%

Franklin India Equity Savings Fund - Direct - Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Arbitrage segment and provided -100% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave -100% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided -100% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 3 Star. This is one of the best Equity mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Sachin Padwal-Desai, Umesh Sharma, Srikesh Nair, Lakshmikanth Reddy

Launch Date16 Aug 2018
Min Investment Amt5,000
Groww Rating3star
AUM0Cr
1Y Returns-100.0%

Franklin India Savings Fund Direct-Growth

Fund Performance: This fund has consistently beaten its benchmark in Money Market segment and provided 7.91% annualized returns in the last 3 years. In the last 1 year, it gave 8.84% returns.

Why to invest: The fund has consistently beaten other funds in same category along with its benchmark and provided 8.84% returns in the last 1 year. Groww rated this fund as 3 Star. This is one of the best Debt mutual fund in India.

Fund Manager: Sachin Padwal-Desai, Pallab Roy

Launch Date31 Dec 2012
Min Investment Amt10,000
Groww Rating3star
AUM1,667Cr
1Y Returns8.8%

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Best Tax Saving Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds

These funds primarily invest in equity and equity-related securities. Under Section 80 'C' of the Income Tax Act, they are exempted up to a limit of 1,50,000. This makes these funds extremely popular among retail investors. These funds provide adequate returns, due to their exposure to equity.

Best Franklin Templeton Equity Mutual Funds

An equity fund is a mutual fund that invests principally in stocks. It can be actively or passively (index fund) managed. Equity funds are also known as stock funds. Stock mutual funds are principally categorized according to company size, the investment style of the holdings in the portfolio and geography.

Best Franklin Templeton Debt Mutual Funds

Debt funds are mutual funds which invest your money in a fixed interest earning instruments like treasury bills and certificate of deposits. The main objective to invest in a debt fund is to accumulate wealth by means of interest income and steady appreciation of the fund value.

Best Franklin Templeton Hybrid Mutual Funds

Hybrid funds are mutual funds which invest in both equity and debt funds to achieve the perfect mix of diversification to yield better returns. According to the new SEBI norms on recategorisation of mutual fund schemes, there will be six categories of hybrid funds.

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