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Sovereign Gold Bond Tranche III (March 2016)

Sovereign Gold Bonds Tranche III - March 2016 Government of India is coming out with the third tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds from March 8 to 14, 2016. These bonds are investment scheme where investors could buy gold in the form of Gold Bonds from Government of India. Highlights Gold Bond Scheme: Eligibility: Resident Individuals, HUFs, trusts, universities, charitable institutions, etc Application Date: March 8 to 14, 2016 […] Continue reading →

Why do Indians buy Gold?

Why do Indians buy Gold The love for Gold by Indians is a known fact and has been passed from generation to generation. India constitutes one fourth of the world’s gold demand and around 10% of Indian household saving in 2011-12 was invested in Gold. Morgan Stanley conducted a survey on Why did we Indians buy gold in last 12 […] Continue reading →

Gold ETF and e-Gold Turnover on Akshay Tritiya

Gold ETF - Exchange Traded Funds There were reports of heavy buying of Gold everywhere on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya on April 24, 2012. I thought of checking how did the new channels of buying Gold – Gold ETF and e-Gold performed. Below is the graph showing turnover of Gold ETFs on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on April 24, 2012. Also […] Continue reading →