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Why bigger is better for diamonds

Like fine wine and pricey art, huge diamonds depend on the fortunes of the super-rich, for whom all seems well.

The assets to buy now - November 2015

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. We look at how the major asset classes have performed in the last 15 years – and what we expect for the next 15.

I own a big stash of silver. But I’m shorting it right now

Dominic Frisby is a long-term fan of silver. But right now, he expects the price to keep falling. Here’s why.

Silver finds its feet – and starts a run

Silver fell to a five-year low around $14 an ounce earlier this year, but now seems to be finding its feet.

Diamonds look 'less than precious'

The price of rough diamonds is in the doldrums, but the longer-term outlook is more encouraging.

The collapse in commodities

The fall in commodity prices has moved centre stage in investors’ worries, with the pace quickening in the past few days.

Silver has scope for recovery

After several years of gradual decline, silver prices could be due a rebound.

Silver embarks on a wild ride

Silver is often written off as a cheap version of gold, but it is extremely volatile, and impossible to predict.

I’m surprised to say this, but it might be time to buy silver

There are plenty of reasons to be bearish on silver. But despite everything, Dominic Frisby is buying. Here, he explains why.

Platinum hits bottom

Weakness in the eurozone has hit the price of platinum.

Philip Manduca: ‘Forget gold – diamonds are the best store of value’

Philip Manduca, executive chairman of Paragon Diamonds, talks to Kam Patel about why he thinks gold is ‘no longer fit for purpose’, leaving diamonds as the ideal investment.

Silver will regain its shine

The price of silver has slid along with gold. But the longer term is more promising for investors.

Gold and silver’s time will come again, but there’s more pain ahead for now

There has been carnage in the gold and silver markets. Dominic Frisby looks at how far the bear market has to go.

How low can gold and silver go?

Judging by the charts, the outlook for gold is nasty, says Dominic Frisby. And it looks even worse for silver. Just how bad could things get?

Palladium rockets to 13-year high

The price of palladium has surged to its highest level since February 2001.

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