Aggressive hybrid funds will invest around 65 to 85 percent of their total assets in equity-related instruments. They can also invest around 20 to 35 percent of their assets in debt instruments.
These Funds are best suited to investors who have a moderate risk appetite and medium-term investment horizon of at least 5 years.
The minimum investment varies from scheme to scheme. It could range between Rs. 100 to Rs. 5,000 .
These funds receive the same tax Treatment as other equity assets. Capital gain earned on the holding period of as long as one year are called short term capital gains (STCG). These attract 15% of tax. On the other hand, long term capital gains (LTCG) have an investment period of over one year. According to the prevailing tax rate , the LTCG that falls over 1 lakh is taxed at 10% without indexation advantage.