Any investor has to be aware of the different forms of buying gold. Jewellery, the most traditional and the dominant form of buying gold in India, is in fact not an investment idea.
We take a look at the different ways to buy physical gold and some important things you should know before purchasing it through each of these routes.
n its audit report on the performance of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for 2010-11, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) criticised the autonomous body for lagging....
The increase in gold prices in the last two months has rekindled interest in the yellow metal as a vehicle for investment.
In Understanding Gold:Purity,Color,Hallmark we talked about Gold, purity, different colors of gold ex: green gold, pink gold, about hallmarking of gold and why and when Indians buy gold.
Gold no wonder, is one of the most loved precious metal in the world. It is a symbol of purity, prosperity and beauty
Gold is among the most loved precious metals in the world. It's a wonderful ornament to wear as well as a great hedge against inflation and falling markets
Since pure gold is too soft (and hence would easily bend) to make any jewellery out of it, there has to be certain other metals such as copper, silver, cadmium
Generally, I do not prefer Gold, in fact my engagement ring is the first gold ornament in my body.
To be valued as pure gold the metal should contain at least 99.99% of gold. This is also called 24 Karat gold. However, pure gold is brittle and cannot be made into jewellery.