The first tranche of sovereign gold bonds is currently open and closes on June 24. Investors will have to pay ₹5,041 per gram of gold after the ₹50 per gram discount for digital payments. This is ₹18 per gram lower than ₹5,059 per gram that they paid for earlier in March this year. Gold prices have gained 7.37% in the last one year in rupee terms, while in dollar terms they are up 4.17%.