Time to hike share of gold in portfolio to at least 15%: Advisors

Today, gold needn't be held physically; which makes it truly an investment product that comes without the associate sentimental attachment

Time to hike share of gold in portfolio to at least 15%: Advisors

Rajesh Bhayani Mumbai
Asserting that equities and gold are highest return generating assets over a very long term, experts are now recommending increasing share of the precious metal in one's investment portfolio, despite that fact that it has underperformed the past few years.

Gold has lost some sheen over the past few years, especially after 2013, when prices fell from their peaks after the Indian government discouraged buying by increasing duty and restricting imports. During that period, equities fared quite well.

Real Estate is also an important asset class but is bogged down by several regulations, taxes and the illiquid nature of the

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 1:19 PM IST

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