The government will open the second issue of gold bond scheme from Monday, offering an annual interest rate of 2.75 percent to domestic investors. The bonds, which will be sold through banks, post offices and stock holding corporation, would be issued on February 8.
The Reserve Bank of India will issue the second tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) on January 18-22, offering an annual interest rate of 2.75 percent to domestic investors.
The first tranche of the scheme, which was launched in November, had got a subscription for 915.95 kg gold amounting to Rs 246 crore.
The Reserve Bank has fixed the public issue price at Rs 2,600 per gram for the sovereign gold bonds, for which applications will be accepted from Monday.