-- Published: Tuesday, 29 March 2016 | Print | Disqus
Nick Bullman on Newstalk’s “Breakfast Business” interviewed Research Director, Mark O’Byrne, last week.
(Interview starts minute 20 – Navigation from toolbar at top)
A range of aspects about the gold market were discussed including whether to own gold mining shares or gold bullion, the extensive research on gold as a proven safe haven asset, why Germans are the largest buyers of gold in the EU today, lack of awareness of growing risks among ‘Pixie’ Irish and UK investors including the risks posed by ‘BREXIT’ and indeed the significant geopolitical risks of today.
With regard to asset allocation, the importance of owning physical gold rather than ETFs, paper proxies and mining shares were considered.
O’Byrne said that given the increasing financial and geopolitical risks and indeed stretched valuations with many stocks markets internationally and indeed bond markets looking “toppy” – higher allocations to gold are merited and a 10% to 20% is being recommended to GoldCore clients in order to to hedge the risks of today.
The Newstalk interview can be listened to here (Interview starts minute 20- Navigation from toolbar at top)
Gold Prices (LBMA)
29 Mar: USD 1,216.45, EUR 1,087.71 and GBP 853.04 per ounce
24 Mar: USD 1,216.45, EUR 1,088.75 and GBP 861.89 per ounce
23 Mar: USD 1,232.20, EUR 1,101.76 and GBP 870.03 per ounce
22 Mar: USD 1,251.80, EUR 1,117.35 and GBP 876.96 per ounce
21 Mar: USD 1,244.25, EUR 1,104.47 and GBP 863.60 per ounce
Silver Prices (LBMA)
29 Mar: USD 15.06, EUR 13.44 and GBP 10.56 per ounce
24 Mar: USD 15.28, EUR 13.70 and GBP 10.82 per ounce
23 Mar: USD 15.58, EUR 13.92 and GBP 10.99 per ounce
22 Mar: USD 15.89, EUR 14.16 and GBP 11.12 per ounce
21 Mar: USD 15.81, EUR 14.02 and GBP 10.99 per ounce
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