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2009

Geopolitical Risk

Geopolitical risk simply means international political risk as posed by international economic, diplomatic and military tensions.

With the end of …

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Jun
2009

ETFs Versus Physical Gold

•The Perth Mint Certificate Programme has advantages over ETFs for investors with a medium to long term horizon
•ETFs have an annual…

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Jun
2009

How much does Gold/Silver Cost?

Gold and other precious metals are sold based on the internationally accepted current price of the metal, also known as the ‘spot price’. All our p…

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Jun
2009

Should I buy Gold Bars and/or Coins?

A bullion coin is a coin that is of investment grade purity (over 900/1000 and normally 999/1000 fineness) and is valued by its weight in a specifi…

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Jun
2009

What is Bullion?

Bullion is simply high grade, almost pure gold, silver and platinum in mass in the form of coins and bars. We often hear from first-time gold buyer…

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Jun
2009

The History of Gold

A Brief History of Gold

Gold and silver have been the cornerstones of the world’s economies and banking systems since these systems were first de…

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Jun
2009

A Beginner’s Guide to Gold Investing

For centuries gold has been coveted for its unique blend of near indestructibility, beauty, rarity and because of its status as a universal currenc…

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Jun
2009

What is Diversification?

It is extremely important that investors do not have all their investment eggs in the one basket. Asset diversification is fundamental to successfu…

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Jun
2009

How Does Gold Reduce Volatility?

The gold price is typically less volatile than commodity prices and most asset classes. This is because the depth and liquidity of the gold market,…

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Jun
2009

Gold as an Inflation Hedge

It has been shown in numerous academic studies including by the highly respected portfolio and asset allocation experts, Ibbotson and Associates, i…

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