24 May, 2021
Returns on debt related investments and FDs are comparatively low and are steady – around 4% to 6% per annum today. But these returns are usually lower than the inflation rate. It is but natural therefore that we want higher returns than FDs and so we invest in other investments such as equities, gold, real estate, etc. The article looks at catches and risks which we must understand clearly and also accept if we want these higher returns.