World Gold Council

The experts on gold

When is a good time to buy gold in Australia?

Determining the value of gold can at times make potential investors hesitant. Unable to judge what the price might do, reduces confidence in making an informed decision. Recently, gold in Australian Dollars (AUD) reached its highest ever price and breached A$3,000. While dipping slightly by the end of the first half of 2023, when is the right time to buy, or even increase, a gold allocation into a portfolio?

Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Joseph Cavatoni

Market Strategist, North America World Gold Council

Confused about owning gold in an Individual Retirement Account? Don’t be, it’s easy if you do a little homework!

When I did my own independent, online research, I found that the information available on the web can be confusing and, in many ways, misleading if not downright inaccurate. This blog is a very simple and concise summary, for anyone interested in achieving the benefits of gold in their retirement account.

Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Ray Jia

Research Head, China World Gold Council

日本の投資家、今こそ金をポートフォリオに組み入れる好機か

日本銀行のマイナス金利政策終了が近いという観測が強まり、日本国債の変動幅と利回りがともに拡大. 
日本国債は依然として、日本の投資家のポートフォリオにおける重要な戦略的資産だが、現在の状況を踏まえると、金は有効な補完資産になりうる.
ワールド ゴールド カウンシルの分析によれば、金を5%配分することにより、債券と株式に投資する日本のポートフォリオのパフォーマンスが改善する可能性がある.
 

Posted 5 months ago

Jeremy De Pessemier

Asset Allocation Strategist World Gold Council

Bonds en vogue, but gold never out of style

We’re delighted to contribute another thought-leader article published in Financial Investigator’s highly regarded magazine. In their September issue, we review the notion that whilst bonds may be en vogue, gold never goes out of style. The article supports our ongoing belief that gold has a key role to play as a strategic long-term investment and mainstay allocation within a well-diversified portfolio.

Posted 5 months ago

Ray Jia

Research Head, China World Gold Council

The time may be right for gold in Japanese investors’ portfolios

Expectations for the end of the BoJ’s negative policy rate intensified

The BoJ relaxed its yield curve control (YCC) program in late July. Governor Ueda’s first surprise move since taking the wheel: he effectively doubled the YCC’s upper limit to 1%, while keeping the policy rate unchanged at -0.1%. This led to surges in both the 10-year JGB yield and its volatility. 

Posted 5 months 1 week ago

World Gold Council

The experts on gold

Australian investors are de-risking: bonds en vogue, but gold never goes out of style

Amid economic uncertainty Australian investors have, so far this year, been reallocating to fixed income assets. Although currently attractive, persistent inflationary pressure can bring risks to both the growth outlook and return for these assets. Gold should be considered as a long-term strategic asset alongside bonds as it provides excellent returns in a wide range of economic scenarios.

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago