Gold Funds

Gold fund, as the name suggests, invests in various forms of gold. It can be in the form of physical gold or stocks of gold mining companies. Gold funds which invest in physical gold offer investors the convenience of buying pure gold at low cost. There is no possibility of theft and you can sell these units at market linked prices anytime.

For Example:-

Gold Mining Funds: These funds invest in gold mining companies and returns from such funds are dependent on the performance of these companies. Investment demand for gold is borne out of the economic uncertainties as gold is considered to be a safe heaven when equity markets are tumbling.