Regardless of whether you are saving for retirement, a deposit for a house or just to put something aside for a rainy day, gold and silver bullion can be used to provide a clear and practical investment portfolio with no jargon or complexity.
• Outperform fiat currencies – precious metals are liquid assets with no credit risk
• Gold is not only useful in periods of higher uncertainty. It’s price has increased by 10% per year on average since 1971, which is when gold began to trade freely.
• Gold has historically improved portfolios – the lack of correlation to other assets means that adding precious metals to your portfolio can reduce its volatility and balance risk
• Provide a safe haven during times of economic uncertainty.
2019 brought a bumpy road in terms of political and economic issues.
2020 brought a global worldwide pandemic. There are still quite a few risks in the UK financial system and gold is an effective insurance against these risks.