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Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) Open for Subscription Tranche Series X

by Revati Krishna • December 29, 2020

The subscription for the tenth tranche of SGBs is now open between January 11 and 15. Sovereign gold bonds are opened for subscription by the Reserve Bank of India in various tranches during a financial year. The interest for the ninth tranche is fixed at 2.5% per annum and you do not get physical gold […]


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Should You Buy Sovereign Gold Bonds From The Exchanges?

by Devyani Mishra • December 24, 2020

In India, gold has always been a popular investment option due to its religious and cultural significance. While investors seek to diversify their investments across various asset classes, since 2019, gold prices have seen an upward trend. In 2019, the price of one gram of 24k gold was around Rs.3200. Today, the price is around […]


FAQs on SGBs

Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Investment FAQs

by Devyani Mishra • December 17, 2020

SGBs or Sovereign Gold Bonds are government securities that are denominated in grams of gold and issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). They are a cost-efficient and hassle-free alternative to investing in physical gold. They are issued in one gram multiples. Individual and HUF investors can invest a minimum amount equivalent to one […]


Tax Implications of Buying Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs)

by Devyani Mishra • December 16, 2020

Diversification is one of the best ways to reduce the risks of your investment portfolio. While most investors opt for stocks, mutual funds, and fixed-income investments to ensure diversification, gold investments are yet to establish themselves as efficient diversification tools. There are several options available to investors to gain exposure to gold as an asset […]


Gold vs FD : Which one to pick this Diwali?

Gold vs FD: Which Investment Option to Pick?

by Rohit Bhattacharya • November 12, 2020

The festival of lights is also an auspicious time to start new things. Many people plan new investments during Diwali. There is a range of investment options to choose from including equities, mutual funds, fixed deposits, gold, real estate, etc. If you are planning to invest this Diwali, and are looking for low-risk avenues, then […]


How are Different Forms of Gold Investments Taxed

How are Different Forms of Gold Investments Taxed

by Devyani Mishra • November 9, 2020

In India, gold prices crossed the Rs.50000 (per 10 gram) mark for the first time ever in July 2020. This exponential rise in prices was in response to the economic shifts in the market since last year. With increased volatility elsewhere, investors today are greatly reliant on gold investments for ensured and substantial returns.  But, […]


Why Should You Consider Buying Digital Gold?

by Devyani Mishra • November 9, 2020

Digital gold is a convenient and cost-effective way of purchasing gold online in small fractions (as low as Rs 10 on Groww) You can buy, sell and accumulate gold of 99.9% purity anytime at the prevailing market price. The digital gold you purchase is stored in secured vaults and insured. Sounds interesting? Wait till you […]


beginners guide to investing in gold in india

Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Gold- India

by Devyani Mishra • October 21, 2020

With the stock markets swinging in the extremes this year due to the economic impact of the pandemic, most investors were prompted to find ways to hedge their portfolios. During this period, one asset started gaining traction – Gold. If you have been considering investing in gold but are unsure about how to begin, here […]


Why Gold Price is Increasing

Why Gold Price is Increasing? Factors that Influence Gold Prices

by Devyani Mishra • July 30, 2020

Gold has been one of the most traditional forms of investment. Before we knew about fixed deposits or stock markets or mutual funds, buying gold was one of the preferred means of investing. In India, gold has always had relevance since it was used during weddings and festivals as a sign of opulence. Over the […]


How to Invest or Buy Sovereign Gold Bonds Online

by Revati Krishna • April 29, 2020

Sovereign gold bonds (SGBs) was an initiative launched by the Government of India in 2015 to provide people with an opportunity to invest in gold as an alternative to owning gold in the physical form. SGBs are basically bonds that are bought for a certain monetary value and which are backed by an equal amount […]


How to Buy Digital Gold Online on Groww : Step by Step Process

by Devyani Mishra • April 26, 2020

In India, gold is held in high regard both for its auspiciousness and investment value. While there are many ways to purchase gold in India, digital gold is one of the most convenient and cost-effective ways of buying the yellow metal. In light of this, Groww has introduced digital gold to make this process simpler […]


Best Ways to Invest in Gold

by Revati Krishna • April 25, 2020

Gold investment has long been a safe haven for investors during such testing times because of the opposite trajectory it follows to equities. However, for Indians, gold carries a much bigger value than just an investment opportunity; and when emotion comes into play, it becomes important to pay more heed to the commodity, the risks […]


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Should You Buy Gold or Invest in Mutual Funds : A Comparative Analysis

by Revati Krishna • April 25, 2020

Investing in gold in India is different from investing in gold in other countries. No, we don’t mean that the gold is more valuable here. In India, people attach a lot of sentimental value with gold. They either keep it as ornaments for themselves, use it as gifts in weddings or start saving for their […]


Current Investing trend in gold

What Is the Current Investing Trend in Gold

by Groww • June 25, 2019

For as long as I can remember, Indians have been obsessed with gold. Since centuries, gold has been an integral part of Indian festivities, exchanged in different forms mostly as a gift.  This is a common practice observed in most parts of the country even today. Even though India has varying levels of wealth and […]


how much of your portfolio should you invest in gold?

How Much of Your Portfolio Should be Invested in Gold?

by Devyani Mishra • January 25, 2019

A good investment portfolio has securities based on your investment preferences, diversified, and designed to generate maximum returns with minimum risks. Portfolio diversification is the need of the hour for a modern-day investor. Most investment experts recommend spreading your investments across various asset classes like stocks, bonds, gold, real estate, etc. to achieve optimum diversification. […]


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Is Gold the Millennial Way of Investing?

by Niraj • December 14, 2018

Millennials are the term that is typically used to identify individuals who are born between 1980-2000. The two-decade era has witnessed a massive range in technology and economy. Thus, consumer behavior, expectations, and demands have been different from previous generations. This resulted in companies evolving their business strategies to keep up the pace. It goes […]


10 reasons to invest in gold

The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Gold

by Pijush Biswas • November 22, 2018

Is gold a good investment? It’s natural and even prudent for an investor to wonder if a particular asset is a good investment or not. That’s especially true for gold, since it’s an inert metal and doesn’t earn any interest. Let me tell you that gold continues to be a popular investment for ages. It […]