2014 Outlook: Gold to underperform equities

Gold is the investment asset class which provides a hedge against inflation and better returns during recession when currencies lose their value drastically.

Gold may remain between Rs 28K to Rs 33K by year-end

Though there is some weakness in international market but we may see an upside of around Rs 31,000 in gold in MCX due to supply squeeze.

Gold will recover its sheen in long-term

Gold investment in short term should be 40 percent of your total portfolio because gold has an attractive history.

Gold rout: What should you do?

It is advisable to have one tenth of gold in your total portfolio both for the first time investors as well as the seasoned ones.