Monday, 14th January 2019
A proven safe-haven in times of trouble….
When markets become unreliable or unpredictable – or worse go into meltdown – it makes sense to make sure you’ve got some protection….
Admittedly, the options are limited….
Almost every investment or asset class is correlated to the rises and the falls in stock market values….
But not gold….
Time and again, over the years, gold has proved the place to be when it comes to protecting investment portfolios from volatility and negative action in the stock markets….
Now is a good time to consider getting on the right side of gold….
I’m not talking about going the whole hog, liquidating everything you own and transferring it into the precious yellow metal….
But a little exposure is a good hedge against market stress. And stress is certainly present in the markets right now….
- The sinking feeling….
We could look in turn at every major index in the world and find a similar story, but we’ll just focus for a moment on the FTSE 100 – the index comprising the 100 companies with the highest market capitalization listed on the London Stock Exchange….
The index closed on Friday at 6918.20 – 6.74% in arrears since the beginning of October 2018….… Click here to read more