This week The Royal Mint celebrates five years since the launch of our UK bullion platform for investors. In addition, we can also reveal a 38% compound annual growth rate in demand for precious metal investment products since 2014.
To celebrate, our Chief Executive, Anne Jessopp, has spoken about the accomplishments of our precious metals offering and hints at some of the exciting projects on the horizon.
With 1,100 years of heritage, The Royal Mint has continued to reinvent itself through the ages and grow its business offering to appeal to a wide range of customers. Precious metals have always, and continue to be, a popular way for investors to safeguard their investment portfolios in times of political and economic instability. This year, the gold price has reached record highs as investors look to diversify their portfolios and add an additional layer of protection to their investments in the face of volatile markets and economic uncertainty.
Since launching the precious metals offering, we have sought to provide a variety of products for investors of all experience levels and budgets. Individuals can choose from a range of physical gold, silver and platinum bars and coins, they can opt to invest as little as £20 in the digital Signature Range, or they can invest in the precious metal via our first financially-listed product, the gold-backed ETC from early next year. Investors also have the opportunity to store their precious metals securely in The Royal Mint Vault, one of the UK’s most secure sites, and can liquidate their holdings at any time through our buy back service.
To mark the five-year anniversary, The Royal Mint will also be running a giveaway of five 1oz gold Britannia coins this month, worth over £1,200 each. For more information and to enter the competition when live, click here.
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