The role of gold in defined-contribution plans: Mexico case study

Published 31st July 2013

Categories: Investment

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As more pension funds around the world opt for defined-contribution structures and move away from defined-benefit plans, contributors will not receive the same guaranteed payouts seen in the past. A comfortable retirement will be based on the combination of careful planning and a thoughtful investment strategy. Complementing absolute return performance with comprehensive portfolio risk management should become a foremost priority. Gold provides diversification and capital preservation for investors wishing to protect their nest egg.