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A beginner's guide to investing in gold
Gold

A beginner's guide to investing in gold

Gold is the ultimate insurance policy - an essential part of your portfolio. Here's how to invest in it.
26 Jan 2020
Want to make money in 2020? Gold and silver are looking like a good bet
Gold

Want to make money in 2020? Gold and silver are looking like a good bet

If you want to make money from investing, says Dominic Frisby, it’s simple: find a bull market and go long. And in 2020 gold and silver are in a bull …
22 Jan 2020
Money Minute Tuesday 22 October: UK public finances and company updates
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Economy

Money Minute Tuesday 22 October: UK public finances and company updates

In today’s Money Minute, we look ahead to the latest news on the state of the UK’s public finances, and it’s a busy day for big company updates.
22 Oct 2019
Ignore the wild swings – UK stocks are a buy
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Stockmarkets

Ignore the wild swings – UK stocks are a buy

Whatever wild turn the Brexit drama takes next, the important thing to remember is that UK stocks are trading at bargain-basement prices.
18 Oct 2019
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The charts that matter: hopes for a trade deal and a Brexit breakthrough
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The charts that matter: hopes for a trade deal and a Brexit breakthrough

John Sepek looks at how the latest Brexit negotiations have affected the chart that matter most to the global economy.
12 Oct 2019
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The charts that matter: “risk on” rules
Economy

The charts that matter: “risk on” rules

The “risk-off” move we saw over the past month or so has reversed. John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter the most to the global…
14 Sep 2019
Chart of the week: silver is due to outshine gold
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Chart of the week: silver is due to outshine gold

The gold/silver ratio tracks the relative progress of the two monetary metals by dividing the silver price into the gold price, revealing how many oun…
2 Sep 2019

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More good news from the UK property market – house prices aren’t going anywhere
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More good news from the UK property market – house prices aren’t going anywhere

House prices in the UK are stagnating. Far from a disaster, that's very good news for everyone, says John Stepek. Here's why.
30 Aug 2019
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How negative interest rates could spell the death of cash
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How negative interest rates could spell the death of cash

In the topsy turvy world of negative interest rates, the pound in your pocket undergoes a bizarre change. John Stepek explains what that means for inv…
12 Aug 2019
Silver is set to follow gold
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Silver is set to follow gold

With gold rallying 10% so far this year, some investors are starting to pay attention to silver.
9 Aug 2019
London house prices are tumbling: will it spread across the UK?
House prices

London house prices are tumbling: will it spread across the UK?

London house prices are falling at the fastest rate for ten years. John Stepek explains what's behind the slide, and what it would take to create a UK…
18 Jul 2019
Mark Mobius: “I love gold”
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Mark Mobius: “I love gold”

Mark Mobius, perhaps the best-known emerging markets investor in the world, reckons that gold should form at least 10% of any investor’s portfolio. An…
15 Jul 2019
Good news: UK house prices are stuck in the doldrums
House prices

Good news: UK house prices are stuck in the doldrums

UK house prices are set to tread water while incomes rise, making property more affordable, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
12 Jul 2019
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Palladium’s rise has been epic – will platinum ever catch up?
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Palladium’s rise has been epic – will platinum ever catch up?

Palladium, used in catalytic converters for petrol cars, has shot up in price. Platinum, used in diesels, has collapsed. The question now, says Domini…
3 Apr 2019
House prices are sliding fast in London – and it’s spreading
House prices

House prices are sliding fast in London – and it’s spreading

UK house prices have been falling in “real” terms – after inflation – for while. But now the pace of decline is picking up. John Stepek looks at where…
29 Mar 2019
Gold is back in fashion
Gold

Gold is back in fashion

Gold’s reputation as a safe haven is also coming to the fore now that markets have become more volatile and the political backdrop less predictable.
8 Feb 2019
House prices in the UK are now falling – which is great news
House prices

House prices in the UK are now falling – which is great news

UK house prices are falling. But don’t panic. This modest decline is the best-case scenario, says John Stepek, and a full-on crash is looking unlikely…
7 Feb 2019
What does 2019 hold for UK house prices?
House prices

What does 2019 hold for UK house prices?

Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expec…
18 Jan 2019
Gold has been so bad that it’s now starting to look good
Commodities

Gold has been so bad that it’s now starting to look good

Gold has had a terrible year. But the price is now so low that it could be worth a punt. Here, Dominic Frisby outlines eight reasons to buy gold now.
8 Aug 2018
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Gold dips – but don’t give up on it
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Gold dips – but don’t give up on it

The gold price has tumbled by more than 10% this year, slipping from a peak of around $1,360 per troy ounce in January to $1,217 last month.
3 Aug 2018
The factory where they make golden chocolate bars
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The factory where they make golden chocolate bars

Alice Gråhns and Chris Carter talk to Lorena Baird, executive director of Baird & Co, about the highly competitive gold market – and take a tour of th…
26 Apr 2018
Platinum is cheap – but will it ever get expensive again?
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Platinum is cheap – but will it ever get expensive again?

The platinum price has fallen so far, it's hard to see how it can get much lower. Dominic Frisby looks at what it would take to spark a turnaround.
11 Apr 2018