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Pitfalls of investing in commodities

Posted on 12 August 2013

In the last 10 years, commodities have been one of the best performing assets, giving high double-digit returns to investors. This is best exemplified by gold, that has nearly quadrupled in value (in dollar terms) since 2003 and was up five times in rupee terms in the last decade. In comparison, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex is up around 4.7 times since the middle of 2003.
Gold’s performance in the last five years has been even more spectacular. In the domestic bullion market, gold prices have appreciated at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6 per cent since 2008, much higher than the 4.2 per cent CAGR return delivered by the National Stock Exchange’s 50-stock Nifty index during the period………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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