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Our articles and guides cover a wide range of information around precious metals investment. From the origins of gold, silver and platinum, right through to storage decisions and which purchasing options are available to you.

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When should you buy gold?

As the price of gold can vary significantly, even over a very short period of time, many ask ‘when is the best time to get into gold?’. As you can imagine, with all the possible factors which can influence the precious metal, this is actually a fairly complex question.

 

Investment articles

Coins vs. bars vs. digital

Buying bullion is an exciting prospect, but if you’re new to precious metals, you might not be aware of all the purchasing options that are available.

 

 

Gold or silver investment

When it comes to looking closely at which investment strategy is best for your particular circumstances, or when diversifying an existing investment portfolio to mitigate against risk, it is true to say that investment-grade precious metals offer a reliable hedge against volatility of investment markets for the long term. 

The gold & silver ratio

The value of gold and silver bullion has generally risen and fallen in relative tandem over time; where gold goes, silver follows. For those who follow the gold and silver markets, this can feel satisfying because it makes knowing the relative value of each to roughly gauge simple.

Investment guides

Bullion coins & CGT explained

Bullion can maintain special positions in the market in relation to tax regimes. Like many tax topics, this is a complicated subject, and is especially complicated because different types of precious metal products are treated differently.

Financial hedging explained

Everyone has heard the term ‘hedging your bets’, meaning to bet on more than one possible winner in order reduce the chance of losing everything. In fact, the term was originally a financial one, and was only later adopted by the gambling community.

How to store your bullion

Whether you’re storing your coins and bars professionally or keeping them at home, you’ll need to make sure your bullion is properly protected from theft and damage.

 

Everything you need to know about investing in precious metals

 

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