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Bond Baba #5: Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme [Video]


This is the final part of our video series on bonds, where we explain the bond market and its nuances in an ELI5 format.

Bond Baba #1: An introduction to bonds
Bond Baba #2: G-Secs, Tax Free Bonds and 54 EC Bonds
Bond Baba #3: Convertible, Callable, Puttable, Floating Rate, and ZCBs
Bond Baba #4: The Interest Rate Futures

India is the second largest consumer of gold after China (held first position for a long time). The returns from the yellow metal have been astoundingly great in last decade, however, post 2013, the returns vanished due to heavier import duty. The trend is changing and more and more investors are going in for paper investments in gold.

At the current juncture we have couple of financial instruments which have gold as underlying asset. In this video, we will talk about the ‘Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme’ (SGB).

Heads up:

  1. What are Sovereign Gold Bonds?
  2. What are the advantages of SGB over physical gold?
  3. What is the taxation on SGB?
  4. A detailed performance comparison of Physical Gold Vs Gold ETF Vs SGB

(Read our detailed post on the Sovereign Gold Bonds)

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That’s all for now folks but we will discuss a lot more in the subsequent videos. You can find me on twitter @AstuteAditya


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