Papering over the cracks - Martyn White looks at the risks associated with owning paper gold

May 2, 2014·Martyn White

Trustees are often asked to source or store gold on behalf of their clients. The reason is straightforward: gold is seen as a safe haven and a legitimate hedge against inflation, as well as being a dependable asset that can diversify a portfolio or protect the long term wealth of individuals. More importantly, perhaps, trustees understand the main ways to purchase gold and the risks associated with each.

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