There is no denying the fixation us Indians have with gold. But the good news is that this is probably one fixation that doesn’t need fixing! Gold returns can instead be used to benefit our investment portfolio, as it provides balance to an equity-and-debt portfolio. However, before adding gold to a portfolio, it is important to understand how gold returns have been in the past and the characteristics of gold returns. Not just that, given that there are many ways to invest in gold, using the right mode is essential to get the most out of gold returns.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala portfolio (listed) is easily accessible, since companies need to disclose large shareholders each quarter. But it is not that easy to build your investments based on it. The reasons why it is hard to replicate the portfolio and its success are many.
In a mutual fund, you make returns in two ways. How are mutual funds taxed for each of these ways? It depends on the nature of return.
At PrimeInvestor, we love mutual funds and consider them to be an ideal investment vehicle for regular investors. We have several portfolios and recommendations tailored to mutual fund investors.