Gold is one of the most preferred investments in India. Gold investment can be done in many forms like buying jewelry, coins, bars, gold exchange-traded funds, Gold funds, sovereign gold bond scheme, etc.

Advantages of Gold

  • Physical form of gold always provides a person with a sense of financial security & mental satisfaction
  • No DEMAT Account needed
  • Since the value of gold increases with the passing of time, when a person sells it in the future, he/she gets the amount that the market has at that point in time. Which is to say, he/she has earned profit.

Disadvantages of Gold

  • High risk for physical gold storage
  • Dealers charge premium prices and fees for gold coins
  • Gold has large liquidation spreads
  • It's not clear how much price appreciation potential gold might¬†have