InvestorQ : Can gold bonds issued by RBI be held in physical form and demat form?
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Can gold bonds issued by RBI be held in physical form and demat form?

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ishika Banerjee answered.
1 year ago


The gold bonds issued by the government of India in tranches till date, are listed on the NSE and the BSE after completion of 6 months from the closure of the bond issue. The Gold Bond Scheme was envisaged to encourage people to hold gold in security form rather than as physical gold. Holding gold in physical form entails cost of storage, insurance and transportation. These problems can be overcome by holding gold through the Gold Bonds Scheme and holding in demat format. Both types of holding are equally popular.