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How should you invest in gold and when can you sell it back to the issuer?

Sovereign gold bonds (SGBs) are not very liquid

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How should you invest in
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Sovereign bonds (SGBs) are not very liquid. You can sell them back to the issuer after five years. ETFs have better liquidity. On physical gold, you have to pay 3 per cent GST. Buy according to need: SGB for long term, ETF if you need liquidity, and bars if you need to accumulate for daughter's marriage.

First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 01:14 IST
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