UTI Arbitrage Fund

Hybrid - Arbitrage Fund


UTI Arbitrage Fund invests in arbitrage opportunities to generate returns for the investors. The fund was launched in June 2006 and has been in existence for more than 15 years across different market cycles.

Mr. Sharwan Kumar Goyal manages the fund for the equity portion and Mr Amit Sharma for the debt portion. As of February 28, 2022, the fund has Assets Under Management (AUM) of Rs. 5,784 crores with TER (Total Expense Ratio) of 0.93% for Regular Plans and 0.34% for Direct Plans. The fund has an exit load of 0.25% if the investments are redeemed before 21 days of investment. However, investors can redeem 10% of the units without exit load.

The arbitrage spreads depend on market sentiments, interest rates, liquidity, etc. Such spreads converge to the spot market on the expiry date. The fund simultaneously trades in cash & futures markets to capitalize on the pricing inefficiencies between these two markets and generate returns for the investors. The investment portfolio stays hedged and is not impacted by the market movements.

Invest in UTI Arbitrage Fund - Features and Benefits

  • The arbitrage mutual fund focuses on arbitrage opportunities across the cash and futures equity market. It must invest at least 65% in equities that stay hedged through reverse market positions for tax efficiency.
  • One can conveniently invest in UTI Arbitrage Fund through the UTI Mutual Fund website and mobile app.
  • Investments in arbitrage funds India can be made in a lump sum or through Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs).
  • Invest for an amount as low as Rs. 5,000 for the Growth option and Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal (ICDW) option.
  • The arbitrage funds return carries a special tax rate of 15% for Short-Term Capital Gains (STCG) and 10% for Long-Term Capital Gains (LTCG). Additionally, in aggregate, LTCG up to Rs. 1 lakh a year from equity shares and equity funds is exempt.


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Different plans have a different expense structure. The performance details provided herein are of a regular plan. *Compounded annualized Growth Rate. Mr. Ankit Agarwal manages 2 domestic schemes of UTI Mutual Fund. The performance of the benchmark is calculated using total return index variant of the benchmark index. *Inception date: April 07, 2004

"Different plans have a different expense structure. The performance details provided herein are of Regular plan." * CAGR - Compounded annualized Growth Rate


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