Should gold be included in your investment portfolio?

Gold bars and coins. Should gold be included in your investment portfolio

Gold rockets to record high

Gold, is it really the safe haven that will protect you from inflation, anarchy and falling share prices and should be included in your investment portfolio?

With the price of Gold recently hitting all-time nominal highs, we’re revisiting our thinking on this precious metal.

To inform our investment decisions, we systematically review, appraise and implement academic research findings.

Click the All that glitters image below to discover our findings about gold and whether we believe it should be included in your investment portfolio.

If you’re interested in a deeper dive into the subject, you can watch this short video Ben Felix – Gold

As with many other assets (shares, houses etc..), the classic investor behaviour is to become interested in an investment at a time when the asset has recently risen in value.

This can lead to the “emotional cycle of investing” (see below), where investor feeling and sentiment closely matches the value of the asset purchased i.e. buying high!

“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” — Warren Buffett

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