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  • Accounting for monetary gold

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    Accounting for monetary gold

    2021-07-22T11:32:00Z

    Monetary authorities, including central banks and finance ministries, currently hold more than 33,000 tonnes of gold, worth approximately US$1.4 trillion, at today’s prices – making these official institutions among the world’s largest holders of gold. 

  • Gold mid-year outlook 2021 - Creating opportunities from risks

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    Gold mid-year outlook 2021: Creating opportunities from risks

    2021-07-08T09:01:00Z

    Interest rates will likely remain key drivers of financial assets. Gold is no exception. Yet, the negative impact of higher rates will likely be offset by the longer lasting effects and unintended consequences of expansionary monetary and fiscal policies created to support the global economy.

  • Global gold-backed ETF holdings and flows

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    Global gold-backed ETF holdings and flows

    2021-07-08T08:52:00Z

    Flows into global gold ETFs were mostly flat in June, with slight inflows of 2.9 tonnes (US$191mn). Inflows into North American and Asian funds were primarily offset by outflows from European funds. Global AUM stands at 3,624t (US$206bn), approximately 7% shy of the October 2020 record tonnage high of 3,909t.

  • Strategic Edge Video Series - Bob Haber of Proficio Capital Partners

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    Strategic Edge Video Series: Bob Haber of Proficio Capital Partners

    2021-07-07T10:16:00Z

    Bob Haber, Founder, Partner and CIO at Proficio Capital Partners joins us for this edition of our Strategic Edge video series. In this dynamic two-part conversation with Joe Cavatoni, our Head of Americas, Bob shares his insights on topics including the balanced investing approach, diversification strategy, asset classes to watch in the next decade, and the cryptocurrency landscape.

  • Alasdair McKinnon of The Scottish Investment Trust

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    Strategic Edge Video Series: Alasdair McKinnon of The Scottish Investment Trust

    2021-07-06T15:05:00Z

    Joining us for this episode in our Strategic Edge video series is Alasdair McKinnon, Manager at The Scottish Investment Trust. In conversation with John Reade, our Chief Market Strategist, Alasdair discusses the key themes for investors post-pandemic, the allocation approach of The Scottish Investment Trust and looking ahead, some key areas of opportunity.

  • Celia Dallas of Cambridge Associates

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    Strategic Edge Video Series: Celia Dallas of Cambridge Associates

    2021-06-15T15:43:00Z

    In a dynamic discussion with World Gold Council’s Head of Americas, Joe Cavatoni, she shares incisive and timely perspectives on key trends shaping allocation strategy, untapped market opportunities and Cambridge’s comprehensive diversity manager initiatives.

  • Investment Update Beyond CPI - Gold as a strategic inflation hedge

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    Investment Update Beyond CPI: Gold as a strategic inflation hedge

    2021-04-22T10:40:00Z

    Inflation has emerged as a primary concern for investors.1 On balance, arguments for ‘uncomfortably high’ US inflation seem to outnumber those against, at least in the near term.2

  • Investment Update - Rates pose risks but also unlock opportunities for gold

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    Investment Update - Rates pose risks but also unlock opportunities for gold

    2021-04-22T10:04:00Z

    Interest rate movements have made their mark on gold prices over the past two years.

  • Global gold-backed ETF flows - February 2021

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    Global gold-backed ETF flows - February 2021

    2021-03-08T11:20:00Z

    Gold ETFs lost 2% of holdings in February as gold fell and rates rose

  • The relevance of gold as a strategic asset - UK edition

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    The relevance of gold as a strategic asset - UK edition

    2021-02-26T14:58:00Z

    Institutional investors5 have embraced alternatives to traditional investments such as equities and bonds in pursuit of diversification and higher risk-adjusted returns. The share of non-traditional assets, such as hedge funds, private equity funds or commodities, among global pension funds increased from 7% in 1998 to 23% in 2019 – this figure is 30% in the US.6

  • The relevance of gold as a strategic asset - Europe edition

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    The relevance of gold as a strategic asset - Europe edition

    2021-02-26T14:37:00Z

    Institutional investors5 have embraced alternatives to traditional investments such as equities and bonds in pursuit of diversification and higher risk-adjusted returns. The share of non-traditional assets, such as hedge funds, private equity funds or commodities, among global pension funds increased from 7% in 1998 to 23% in 2019 – this figure is 30% in the US.6

  • The relevance of gold as a strategic asset Singapore edition

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    The relevance of gold as a strategic asset - Singapore edition

    2021-02-26T14:27:00Z

    Institutional investors5 have embraced alternatives to traditional investments such as equities and bonds in pursuit of diversification and higher risk-adjusted returns. The share of non-traditional assets, such as hedge funds, private equity funds or commodities, among global pension funds increased from 7% in 1999 to 26% in 2020 – this figure is 30% in the US