How Much Gold Can You Hold in India And How Is It Taxed
Buying gold is considered auspicious in India. Gold is also widely regarded as a safe-haven investment. The value that it contains can be said to be...
MAS Team | 22 October 2022
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Should You Invest in the RBI Retail Direct Scheme?
In November 2021, the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)’s launched RBI Retail Direct Scheme,
MAS Team | 26 February 2022
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Gold Beat Nifty Returns in the Long-term as well. Should you Invest now?
The turmoil in equity markets, along with a surging credit risk crisis in the debt markets has shaken investor confidence. As the equity and debt...
MAS Team | 03 April 2020
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What are Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)?
MAS Team | 03 November 2017
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Don’t buy stocks, buy property and suffer
MAS Team | 13 January 2017
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Gold fad waning even among journalists and academics as these two graphics show
Gold prices shot up continuously between 2001 and 2013 in a rally that resembled a classic bubble. We had warned investors repeatedly not to...
MAS Team | 29 January 2016
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Gold Bonds Scheme: Is it worth it?
On Thursday, Prime Minster Narendra Modi launched the sovereign gold bonds scheme, along with a gold monetisation scheme and a gold coin engraved...
MAS Team | 06 November 2015
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While FIIs pumped funds and bought equities, Indians bought gold. Who won?
Over the period from 2001 to 2014, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) invested $154 billion in Indian equity and individuals back home have...
MAS Team | 06 June 2015
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Don’t fall for misleading media articles on gold
Many analysts make a fatal assumption that every time the dollar value of gold falls, the weakness of the rupee to the dollar will steady the price...
MAS Team | 17 April 2015
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Gold yields nothing, but for deposits in some currencies you have to pay interest!
At 0%, the investment yield of gold is higher than the yield of two-year government bonds of many countries in Europe
MAS Team | 07 February 2015
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Why is it important to pick investments with low cost and consistent performance?
Hedge funds come with high costs and inconsistent performance, as CalPERS learnt the hard way
MAS Team | 02 October 2014
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Rise and Fall of Gold ETFs
Gold, which has been delivering tremendous year-on-year returns since 2001, has delivered a negative return over the past year. Gold ETFs reported a...
MAS Team | 12 September 2014
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Is Real Estate Now Safer for Investment?
Real estate offers terrific returns from time to time and it is tempting to invest your surplus money in it. But many investors get swayed by...
MAS Team | 10 June 2013
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How does one know whether gold is undervalued?
A lot of people have invested in gold ETFs as investment. Is gold an investment product? If it is, surely we should have some sense of how to value...
MAS Team | 28 May 2013
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5 Ways to Invest in Gold
Gold is not a logical investment option since it is impossible to keep track of the six major factors that drive gold prices. We have many other...
MAS Team | 20 May 2013
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Portfolio Management Schemes: Are they harmful for your portfolio?
Although Portfolio Management Schemes or PMS have many a reason to lure you, they are potentially harmful to your wealth. We recently came across a...
MAS Team | 07 May 2013
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13 Essential Points about Investing in Art
Art and Collectibles are supposed to be an independent asset class and to benefit from “un-correlated” risks. What are the risks? If you...
MAS Team | 15 April 2013
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History and Real Estate Prices
History is important. If you have looked at how markets have behaved in the past, you will not be surprised when the market makes a sudden upmove or...
MAS Team | 27 February 2013
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History and Real Estate Prices
History is important. If you have looked at how markets have behaved in the past, you will not be surprised when the market makes a sudden up move or...
MAS Team | 13 November 2012
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