Gold. It’s famous for being a ‘safe haven’ investment thanks to years of strong performance in both good and bad economic times.
Discover how investing in gold today could help protect you against tomorrow’s surprises.
Since 1971, gold’s return has been similar to equities and outperformed bonds.
In the last 20 years, gold outperformed most major asset classes (see chart).
In the last 20 years, gold’s global investment demand increased by an average of 15% per year.
Through its dual nature as a consumer good and investment, gold has historically preserved its value. Unlike fiat currencies, gold can’t be printed, only mined — this explains in good part why it has consistently outperformed all major fiat currencies.
This graph compares the average returns for some of the major asset classes, here are the definitions of the less well-known terms.
REITs Real Estate Investment Trusts
MSCI US Morgan Stanley Capital International’s US index — an index being a measurement of performance.
EM Bonds Emerging Market Bonds
BBG commodities Bloomberg’s commodity index
Gold is used in everything from electronics to jewellery, but you can also invest in it. The unique nature of gold could help in times of economic turmoil, and growth. Find out how.
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History shows that people flock to gold in uncertain times because of its unique combination of qualities.
If you're looking for more secure options for storing your wealth, gold offers the potential for competitive returns over time.
Sold worldwide, should the economy change rapidly in the future, you could counter unforeseen costs by selling your gold to a ready, global market.
Invest in tomorrow, today, with gold.
When it comes to meeting the challenges of today’s fast-changing economy, gold’s unique characteristics make it a highly relevant asset. Follow gold’s performance with weekly updates delivered directly to your inbox.
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