Investors have pulled out Rs 54 crore in April 2018 from gold ETFs. Also, it has witnessed an outflow of Rs 835 crore, Rs 775 crore, Rs 903 crore, Rs 1,475 crore and Rs 2,293 crore in 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15 and 2013-14, respectively. In the last 5 years, returns from gold ETFs have been tepid. Let us first understand what is gold ETFs then understand factors leading to rising outflows and what investors should do in this scenario.What is gold ETFs?Simply put, gold ETF is a digital way of holding gold. As against the traditional way of buying gold and storing it in the bank locker or at home. These gold ETFs are exchange traded funds that pool investor money to purchase financial gold. The price of gold is set on commodity exchanges and these ETFs provide a hassle-free means of owning the financial equivalent of gold.Close Factors leading to rising outflows from gold ETFs related news Moneycontrol PF podcast | Active or passive funds: Find out which … [Read more...] about Should you avoid investing in gold ETFs with rising outflows?