Investing in gold

Gold will regain its shine

The dash for gold suggests that investors see rising risks in markets and are seeking out an asset traditionally seen as the ultimate safe haven.

Gold is shining in Oz

The gold price in Australian dollars has climbed to a new record above $1,800 an ounce as the Australian dollar has declined in foreign-exchange markets.

At MoneyWeek, we've been tipping gold since 2001. In that time it went from $250 to $1,900 an ounce in 2011 (a 660% increase), hitting record highs each year since 2002.

Successful investing is about the diversification and management of risk. It makes sense to have a part of your wealth invested in gold. At MoneyWeek, we show you the best ways to do that.

Guides to investing gold

The lowdown on gold – Part one

Video tutorial - investing in gold, part 1

Ed Bowsher looks at the pros and cons of investing in gold, and examines the idea that gold can provide insurance against disaster in any portfolio.

The lowdown on gold – Part two

Video tutorial: The lowdown on gold - part two

In part two of this video series on gold, Ed Bowsher looks at the different ways you can invest in gold – from physical bullion to gold futures.

If you want to know where to get hold of physical gold, take a look at our directory of leading gold brokers where you can buy gold bullion, coins and bars online, over the phone or even in branch.


Latest articles on investing in gold

Can gold’s spectacular 2016 run continue?

With its best start to a year in three decades, gold’s long bear market is finally over. John Stepek asks if it can continue, and picks the best way to profit from it.

Gold gains as faith in paper declines

Gold has fallen for four years on the trot, but 2016 could be a different story.

The assets to buy now – April 2016

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.

The assets to buy now – March 2016

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes

Swiss central bank bets big on gold miners

Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank is putting its cash behind gold miners. Alex Williams reports.

This is one bull market you don’t want to miss

It’s little wonder gold has taken off, given that investors didn’t get the rate rises they were expecting, says Alex Williams. But there is one sector that is doing even better.

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