Which is the best way of investing in gold? Physical gold, Jewellery, gold ETFs, mutual funds, or Sovereign gold bonds? Let us leave out physical gold and jewellery in this post and focus on financial investments in gold. In this post, let us compare the various features of gold bonds and gold ETFs (and gold mutual funds) and assess which is a better choice. #1 … [Read more...] about Gold ETFs Vs Sovereign Gold Bonds
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The Reserve Bank of India has released the calendar for the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme, 2021-2022 for the first 6 months of FY2022. The Bonds will be available for subscription in 6 monthly tranches from May 2021 to September 2021. For the tranche that is now open for subscription (May 17- May 21, 2021), the subscription price is Rs 4,777 per gram. For an online … [Read more...] about Sovereign Gold Bonds 2021-2022: Should you invest?
Gold has done very well over the past couple of years. If you want to invest in gold, there are many ways to take exposure. You can buy physical gold or gold jewellery. You can in gold ETFs, gold mutual funds and Sovereign Gold Bonds. Investing in Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) has certain limitations but SGBs are my preferred way to invest in Gold. Do note this is not a … [Read more...] about Planning to buy Sovereign Gold Bonds in the Secondary market? Keep this in mind
Fifth tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds opens for issue on September 1, 2016. The issue will be open for subscription till September 9, 2016. Let’s look at the salient features and whether you should consider investing. What is the issue price? The issue price in this tranche is Rs 3,150 per gram. The issue price is the simple average of price of .9999 purity gold in the … [Read more...] about Invest in Sovereign Gold Bonds for diversification
Fourth tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds will be issued from July 18, 2016 till July 22, 2016. The issue price is Rs 3,119 per bond (per 1 gm of gold). I have done a few posts on Sovereign Gold Bonds. In this post, I will focus on the specifics on this issuance and a few developments that have taken place since the last issuance in March, 2016. Issuance Price of Earlier … [Read more...] about Fourth tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds: Should you invest?
The third tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds is out. The bonds will be open for subscription from March 8, 2014 till March 14, 2016. The bonds will be issued on March 29, 2016. RBI came out with earlier tranches in November and January this fiscal. The issuance in the first and second tranche was done at Rs 2,684/gm and Rs 2,600/gm respectively. The bonds worth Rs 1,050 crores … [Read more...] about Third Tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds: Should you invest?
The Government is out with Second Tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds. Applications for the bonds will be accepted from January 18, 2016 to January 22, 2016. There is no difference in the bonds (from the first tranche issued in November, 2015) except the issuance price. In November, 2015, the Sovereign Gold Bonds were issued at Rs 2,684. The issue price for the second tranche of … [Read more...] about Sovereign Gold Bonds Revisited: Should you invest?
Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme has been launched. Given the penchant we have for gold, I have seen a lot of curiosity around the Sovereign Gold Scheme. The major attraction under the scheme is the interest of 2.75% p.a. No other form of gold investment (physical gold, Gold ETFs, Gold Mutual Funds and gold jewellery) offers this kind of regular income. In this post, I will discuss … [Read more...] about Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme: Should you invest?