Investing in Gold
“People see gold and see not only the beauty, but the value.”
Gold is a unique asset, it is highly liquid, yet scarce; it’s a luxury good as much as an investment. Gold is no one’s liability and carries no counterparty risk. As such, it can play a fundamental role in an investment portfolio. It acts as a diversifier and a vehicle to mitigate losses in times of market stress. It can serve as a hedge against inflation and currency risk.
Gold investment can be done in many forms like buying jewelry, coins, bars, gold exchange-traded funds, gold funds, sovereign gold bond scheme etc.
If you are thinking of including gold as an asset class in your investment portfolio, then remember, any investment should be made after considering your financial goals, investment horizon, and risk tolerance and do take a wise decision. If you think about investing in physical gold, as it is comparatively more liquid, and doesn’t need any demat account. You know whom to get in touch with if you plan on investing!