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Aug 20, 2014

Pundits see shining future for safe-haven gold

With troubles raging across the world, safe-haven status may lead to a surge in price

Jul 23, 2014

Sentiment for gold nears rock bottom: Ruffer’s Baker

David Baker’s Ruffer Baker Steel Gold fund reported a tough May, dropping 8.8 per cent.

Jul 21, 2014

Oil price spike will hit ‘fragile three’

Hike in oil prices will hit the economies of Turkey, South Africa and India, claims Capital Economics.

Jul 07, 2014

Gold outpaces rival asset classes

Commodity has gained almost 10 per cent since 2013 thanks to demand for jewellery.

Jun 26, 2014

Rise in price of gold lures investors to haven assets

A rise in the price of gold last week increased its attraction as a safe haven for investors, Kelly-Ann Kearsey has said.

Alternative Investments| Jun 18, 2014

Barings survey shows uptick in commodity demand

Group says number of advisers who would recommend increased exposure to commodities and resources had risen.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: US - August 2014| Aug 11, 2014

Unconventional energy’s power

The energy revolution in the US has helped boost the economic recovery, but is it providing opportunities for investors?

Recent Articles
  1. Gold price fall fails to lure investors
    Jun 11, 2014

    Gold price fall fails to lure investors

    Investment case for gold is lessening amid low levels of inflation.

  2. Barclays to axe 14,000 investment banking jobs in 2014
    Fixed Income| May 08, 2014

    Barclays to axe 14,000 investment banking jobs in 2014

    Chief executive also signals plans to create a ‘non-core’ bad bank.

  3. Barclays faces scrutiny as investment bank profit  slumps
    Fixed Income| May 06, 2014

    Barclays faces scrutiny as investment bank profit slumps

    Fall in Q1 follows on from slide last year that prompted shareholder bonus revolt.

  4. Gold and silver low a buying opportunity: Williams
    Apr 30, 2014

    Gold and silver low a buying opportunity: Williams

    The investment market for gold and silver is at a “major multi-year low”, Ian Williams has said, signalling a good time for investors to buy.

  5. Gold is no longer a safe haven
    Apr 29, 2014

    Gold is no longer a safe haven

    To find the best value in commodities, investors need to consider more than gold’s ‘safe haven’.

  6. Sarasin to rename AgriSar fund and cut fees
    Equities| Apr 17, 2014

    Sarasin to rename AgriSar fund and cut fees

    Sarasin AgriSar fund to be renamed as Sarasin Food and Agriculture Opportunities fund as group scraps performance fee and lowers annual charge.

  7. BlackRock cuts fee on natural resources fund
    Apr 14, 2014

    BlackRock cuts fee on natural resources fund

    BlackRock reduces the annual management charge on the Natural Resources Growth and Income fund from 1 per cent to 0.75 per cent.

  8. From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

    ETPs’ popularity spawns a proliferation of acronyms

    In the passive world (and, in particular, ETFs), if there is a stock or bond index, it can be tracked – either physically by trackers buying up...

  9. Schroders commodity chief Howell exits
    Apr 04, 2014

    Schroders commodity chief Howell exits

    Robert Howell to exit financial services industry with Geoff Blanning to lead commodities desk.

  10. Mar 27, 2014

    Book review: The Gold Cartel

    Written by Dimitri Speck, published by Palgrave MacMillan

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