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Investors should stick to gold-linked instruments for transparent pricing

Pricing is more transparent and some even pay interest regularly

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Gold Investment  |  Sovereign Gold Bonds  |  Gold Jewellery

Sanjay Kumar Singh 



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When you invest in a gold-linked instrument, check if it is backed by physical gold.

Until a few years ago, 35-year-old Jamshedpur-based dentist Neelam Jain was your typical buyer. Her preferred mode of investing in the yellow metal was to purchase jewellery and coins. In recent months, however, she has shifted to gold-linked financial products, such as bonds (SGBs). “One does not worry about safekeeping or quality, as one does when buying physical gold,” she says.

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First Published: Wed, May 29 2019. 22:32 IST

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