Constant maturity debt funds gain in long term whether rates rise or fall: Mahavir Kaswa

When bond yields rise, bond prices fall and the reverse too is true. This is termed interest rate risk. When the duration of a bond's portfolio - a measure of the bond's interest rate risk calculated using maturity, coupon and current yield - is high, the interest rate risk is also high, and vice versa.

Constant maturity debt funds gain in long term whether rates rise or fall: Mahavir Kaswa
When bond yields rise, bond prices fall and the reverse too is true. This is termed interest rate risk. When the duration of a bond's portfolio - a measure of the bond's interest rate risk calculated using maturity, coupon and current yield - is high, the interest rate risk is also high, and vice versa.