Concerns about sterling and gold
Outflows also reach 15-week high
With the gold price having trended upwards in real terms by just 1.2% since 1920, Peter Elston, chief investment officer of Seneca Investment Managers, asks if the metal is really worthy of its status
Gold shines as 'safe haven' asset
Coram investment director and senior fund manager James Sullivan examines how the biggest drawdown of world reserves since 2008/9 could indicate fresh volatility for equity markets - should history repeat itself.
It is widely known as a safe haven, but gold bullion is a relatively small market with the above ground value of gold estimated at around $7trn.
Gold suffered largest drop in sentiment
Managers of the Ruffer Investment Company have raised exposure to sterling on the portfolio to its highest position ‘for many years'.
BlackRock has appointed Tom Holl as co-manager on Evy Hambro's £664m Gold & General fund.
The gold price has fallen to a five-year low in anticipation of a rise in US interest rates later this year, hitting the shares of gold miners.
John Wyn-Evans, head of investment strategy at Investec Wealth & Investment, takes a closer look at the global impact of recent currency wars and a future rise in US interest rates.
Clive Burstow, manager of the Baring Global Mining fund, explains how a multi-year supply/demand imbalance is creating value opportunities for investors in precious metals
Central banks may resort to 'helicopter drop' measures to stave off the threat of deflation, according to Investec's Alastair Mundy.
Commodities warning on global growth
Gold bug or gold bear?
Looking beyond gold’s weak points
Tom Walker and Hugo Machin, managers of the Schroder Global Real Estate Investment Trust, explain how the need for liquidity is changing how, and where, funds invest in the property sector.
Man of Steel
The price of gold has reached a four-year low today after heavy selling in Asia and the impact of a strong US dollar.
Gold miners to shine again?
The team running J.P. Morgan Asset Management's natural resources fund has said the gold price is unlikely to surge ahead from current levels, as US monetary policy and a strengthening dollar continue to weigh on sentiment.
Global shares and US treasury yields fell on Thursday and Friday while gold soared as investors sought safety following a passenger jet crash in Ukraine.
Investors are moving back towards safe haven assets such as gold as ongoing violence in Iraq hits markets.
David Jane, founder of Darwin Investment Managers, has bought back into gold and gold miners, in the view the asset bottomed at the end of last year.