Category Archives: Investment

Is Investing In Property Really A G...

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  Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane has opened a debate on property v pensions with some controversial comments about investing. He argues that while Britain has a housing crisis with too few homes, prices will keep rising and outpace traditional pension investments such as shares and bonds. But looking at stellar price growth … Continue reading Is Investing In Property Really A Good Pension Plan?

Global Gold Demand Remains Lack Lus...

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The global demand for gold slightly increased in the third quarter of 2015 despite patchy performance in some markets, according to trade body the World Gold Council. Overall, gold supply was up 8% year-on-year to 1,121 tonnes, but some of the underlying markets stood still. Gold supply and demand statistics The figures from the council’s … Continue reading Global Gold Demand Remains Lack Lustre

Are You Rich or Poor – Most Peopl...

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A survey asking a million people worldwide has returned a surprising set of answers – no one really knows. The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) set up a compare your income tool online to highlight where individuals stood on the global income ladder. More than a million people took part in the research, … Continue reading Are You Rich or Poor – Most People Don’t Know

Cash in the bank or invest? Look to...

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The phrase “the rich just keep getting richer” wasn’t coined as a result of over-generous tax breaks, courtesy of global governments keen to keep their country as attractive as possible for the super-wealthy. It is actually the investment trends and decisions made by the exclusive “1%” that is the main contributor to their growth in … Continue reading Cash in the bank or invest? Look to the 1% for inspiration