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Uncertainty is rising in the near term. And there is even greater uncertainty ahead in the long term. Fixed income investors are likely to require higher yields from bond investments, says Hamish Pepper
11th Jun 22, 10:11am
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Uncertainty is rising in the near term. And there is even greater uncertainty ahead in the long term. Fixed income investors are likely to require higher yields from bond investments, says Hamish Pepper
More investors bought gold than cryptos in 2021. We are in another sharp retreating phase for cryptos just as inflation jumps. Louise Street says gold is doing its job as a safe-haven, and exhibiting its inflation hedging qualities
28th May 22, 10:46am
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More investors bought gold than cryptos in 2021. We are in another sharp retreating phase for cryptos just as inflation jumps. Louise Street says gold is doing its job as a safe-haven, and exhibiting its inflation hedging qualities
Of the four business cycle phases since 1973, stagflation is the one that is most supportive for gold and conversely the worst for risk assets
26th Mar 22, 9:45am
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Of the four business cycle phases since 1973, stagflation is the one that is most supportive for gold and conversely the worst for risk assets
The World Gold Council's Louise Street wonders if we are about to see a return of the positive stock-bond relationship, arguably the most important input into asset allocation. When bonds aren't asymmetric, gold can provide the balance portfolios need
19th Mar 22, 9:48am
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The World Gold Council's Louise Street wonders if we are about to see a return of the positive stock-bond relationship, arguably the most important input into asset allocation. When bonds aren't asymmetric, gold can provide the balance portfolios need
The World Gold Council's updated monitoring of central bank gold activity shows they sold more than they bought in January. Most activity is by the central banks of autocracies
6th Mar 22, 1:18pm
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The World Gold Council's updated monitoring of central bank gold activity shows they sold more than they bought in January. Most activity is by the central banks of autocracies
Highly liquid gold reacts positively to tail events linked to geopolitics and, despite price volatility, tended to keep those gains in the months following the initial event, or so says the World Gold Council
26th Feb 22, 4:53pm
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Highly liquid gold reacts positively to tail events linked to geopolitics and, despite price volatility, tended to keep those gains in the months following the initial event, or so says the World Gold Council
What makes gold a strategic asset? It has diverse sources of demand: as an investment, a reserve asset, jewelry, and a technology component. It is highly liquid, no one’s liability, carries no credit risk, and is scarce, historically preserving its value
24th Jan 22, 9:30am
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What makes gold a strategic asset? It has diverse sources of demand: as an investment, a reserve asset, jewelry, and a technology component. It is highly liquid, no one’s liability, carries no credit risk, and is scarce, historically preserving its value
Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
15th Jan 22, 1:41pm
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Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
A bright start, flat middle, and weak ending sums up a lacklustre quarter for the gold price in Q3-2021 as gold demand falls away
30th Oct 21, 10:13am
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A bright start, flat middle, and weak ending sums up a lacklustre quarter for the gold price in Q3-2021 as gold demand falls away
Analysis by the World Gold Council finds that adding gold to an Australian superannuation portfolio will give downside protection, generate returns and protect against inflation
24th Oct 21, 12:38pm
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Analysis by the World Gold Council finds that adding gold to an Australian superannuation portfolio will give downside protection, generate returns and protect against inflation
Even mild stagflation can damage asset values and investors should be wary, even gold investors, warns the World Gold Council
16th Oct 21, 12:15pm
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Even mild stagflation can damage asset values and investors should be wary, even gold investors, warns the World Gold Council
The World Gold Council examines how gold reacts in a rising interest rate market and what could be in store this time
9th Oct 21, 9:52am
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The World Gold Council examines how gold reacts in a rising interest rate market and what could be in store this time
Adan Perlaky sees lower rates and yields driving increased portfolio leverage, with the spread between junk bonds and risk-free assets back as low as just before the GFC
25th Sep 21, 10:46am
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Adan Perlaky sees lower rates and yields driving increased portfolio leverage, with the spread between junk bonds and risk-free assets back as low as just before the GFC
Adam Perlaky says the long-term strategic rationale for a gold allocation remains. Inflation expectations remain higher, which has historically been good for gold
26th Jun 21, 9:46am
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Adam Perlaky says the long-term strategic rationale for a gold allocation remains. Inflation expectations remain higher, which has historically been good for gold
Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
6th Jun 21, 12:35pm
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Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
2nd May 21, 12:56pm
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Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
Demand for gold coins is high at present in the US and other major markets. The World Gold Council's Louise Street says this is due to gold's allure for long term safety, and peace of mind
17th Apr 21, 1:36pm
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Demand for gold coins is high at present in the US and other major markets. The World Gold Council's Louise Street says this is due to gold's allure for long term safety, and peace of mind
In periods of economic contraction and low rates, gold has generated relatively attractive returns compared to stocks and bonds, and improved risk-adjusted returns for Australian investors says Ray Jia
27th Mar 21, 2:12pm
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In periods of economic contraction and low rates, gold has generated relatively attractive returns compared to stocks and bonds, and improved risk-adjusted returns for Australian investors says Ray Jia
Interest rates have been a key driver for gold in both 2020 and 2021. As interest rates have moved higher, the gold price has decreased but higher inflation expectations may provide some support for gold
27th Feb 21, 12:28pm
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Interest rates have been a key driver for gold in both 2020 and 2021. As interest rates have moved higher, the gold price has decreased but higher inflation expectations may provide some support for gold
Edmund Phelps says the silence of economists on the underlying causes of the political ructions and what can be done to restore economic vigour has been deafening, evidence of a refusal to acknowledge the need for change
28th Jan 19, 10:19am
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Edmund Phelps says the silence of economists on the underlying causes of the political ructions and what can be done to restore economic vigour has been deafening, evidence of a refusal to acknowledge the need for change
Deloitte survey of corporate finance bosses shows they now accept that uncertainty in the business environment is the new status quo
7th May 13, 10:01am
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Deloitte survey of corporate finance bosses shows they now accept that uncertainty in the business environment is the new status quo
John Carran calls on our political classes to confront challenges early and make the necessary changes before they involve a crisis. Your view?
5th Jul 12, 4:20pm
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John Carran calls on our political classes to confront challenges early and make the necessary changes before they involve a crisis. Your view?