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Is there a good time to buy gold?

Is there a good time to buy gold?

Gold, like all other investments like Forex trading, has its risks and can be volatile depending on the economy. Determining the value in gold prices can be subjective, and it also depends on your risk appetite. Although gold is a relatively low risk and less volatile asset than stocks and bonds, there are certain optimal […]

3 Reasons why gold has low risks and substantial gains

gold has low risks and substantial gains

Gold is traditionally considered a safe-haven asset. As gold carries low risk, it is an ideal diversification and impairment tool during bear market as a hedge against inflation and currency risk. In the past, due to high retail prices, high investment threshold, as well as the difficulty of converting gold to cash instantaneously, it has […]

3 reasons why gold is a “rescue asset”—and how you can start investing in it

gold is a rescue asset

While many people know about investing in stocks and bonds, newbie investors tend to overlook alternative investments, such as gold. But gold can actually be a profitable asset and a great way to spread out risk across your investment portfolio through diversification. 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has shown just how important it is to hedge yourself against […]

Alternative investments – How to choose one that’s right for you

Alternative investments

Did you know that millennials prioritise growing their wealth and tend to start investing earlier compared to the older generation? However, 42% are unsure about the best way to go about it. Investing can feel intimidating if you’ve just started, are clueless about it, or are facing an economic crisis wrought by a pandemic. But it’s not […]

How to create a personal investment plan for 2022

personal investment plan

Everyone’s investment profile is different, and there are many factors to consider before starting to invest. Here are some ways you can get a head start on your personal investment planning in 2022. Consider your budget and financial health Before you begin, list down your current liabilities, as well as the future expenses you have […]

What is the difference between spot gold and gold futures, and which should you invest in?

spot gold and gold futures

There are a plethora of choices available when selecting an asset to invest in—from stocks to property to precious metals. Gold has one of the most active global markets, and the global market size for gold is actually projected to reach USD 189.6 billion by 2022. The pandemic, which rocked national economies, caused a surge in investor interest for gold. […]

How American politics and the US economy affect gold prices

American politics and the US economy affect gold prices

In the past, governments determined a country’s currency or fiat money through the value of gold according to the gold standard. A government would set a fixed price for gold and buy and sell it at that price, which would then determine the currency’s value. Today, the gold standard is no longer in use. Instead, fiat money retains […]

How tech is enabling a new breed of investors

tech is enabling a new breed of investors

Digital platforms and digital assets are making investing more enticing and affordable for a new breed of investors. Think millennials (people born between 1981 and 1996), senior-year university students, and professionals in their 20s and 30s who have never tried their hand at investing because they didn’t have enough capital or couldn’t understand how to […]

How to build a gold investment portfolio?

If the user bought 100 grams of gold at US$66.2/g, the total cost would amount to US$6,620. However, in the event where the gold price drops to US$62.2/g, users are advised not to sell immediately when gold price falls. This is because even though gold prices fluctuate from time to time, but the prices are […]

What’s in store for gold investors in 2021?

What’s in store for gold investors

Sociopolitical events, especially US political and economic conditions, are known to heavily affect gold prices. In 2020, prices for gold increased by 25 percent, owing to US political tensions and an economic downturn wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Several events from 2020 are spilling over into 2021. The world is still fighting against the pandemic, racing […]