HURRY! Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI CLOSES for subscription TODAY - Check PRICE, DISCOUNTS, INTEREST RATE and other FAQs investors MUST KNOW

   

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Sep 03, 2021, 10:15 AM IST

Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI closes for subscription today, September 3, 2021. It has to be noted that the SGB 2021-22 series VI, opened for subscription on August 30, 2021. As the scheme closes today, the investors must be aware of this information about SGB series VI before applying for gold bond.

 

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What is Sovereign Gold Bond?

What is Sovereign Gold Bond?

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme was launched by the government in November 2015, under Gold Monetisation Scheme. Under the scheme, the issues are made open for subscription in tranches by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in consultation with the government of India. The interested customers must note that the SGBs are government securities denominated in grams of gold. They are substitutes for holding physical gold. Investors have to pay the issue price in cash and the bonds will be redeemed in cash on maturity. Source: Reuters

 

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Price

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Price

The nominal value of the bond based on the simple average closing price, published by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA), for gold of 999 purity of the last three business days of the week preceding the subscription period, that is, August 25, August 26 and August 27, 2021 works out to Rs 4,732 per gram of gold. Source: PTI

 

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Discount

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Discount

It has to be noted that the RBI in consultation with the government has decided to offer a discount of Rs 50 per gram less than the nominal value to those investors applying online and the payment against the application is made through digital mode. For such investors, the issue price of Gold Bond will be Rs 4,682. Source: Reuters

 

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Benefits

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Benefits

The SBI has recently tweeted about the reasons behind investing in SGBs. The tweet said, "Planning to invest in Gold? Here are 6 golden reasons to invest in Sovereign Gold Bonds. SBI customers can invest in these bonds on onlinesbi.com under e-services. Know more: bit.ly/2O8ESdv." The six golden reasons for investing in SGBs are as follows:- the investment assures returns of 2.50 per cent per annum payable half-yearly, it is secured and there are no storage hassles like physical gold, the liquidity is tradable on exchanges, there is no GST and making charges unlike in physical gold, it can be also used as collateral for loans and there is no Capital Gains Tax on redemption. Source: SBI Twitter

 

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Interest rate

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Interest rate

The individuals interested in investment in SGBs must note that the bonds bear interest at the rate of 2.50 per cent (fixed rate) per annum on the amount of initial investment. Interest will be credited semi-annually to the bank account of the investor and the last interest will be payable on maturity along with the principal. Source: Reuters

 

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Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Eligibility

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 - Series VI: Eligibility

The people residing in India who are defined under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 are eligible to invest in SGB. The eligible investors include individuals, HUFs, trusts, universities and charitable institutions. The individual investors with subsequent change in residential status from resident to non-resident may continue to hold SGB till early redemption/maturity. Source: Reuters