November 30, 2015 Investment
Global Gold Demand Remains Lack Lustre

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…

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November 26, 2015 Investment
Are You Rich or Poor – Most People Don’t Know

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,…

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November 10, 2015 Investment
Five Tips For Investing In Volatile Markets

Investors can find keeping up with the markets a struggle with real-time reporting, sudden rises and falls and no real trend other than volatility in recent years. Market swings can make or break investors in a few minutes, but although technology allows the financial world to work 24/7, life goes on but investors still have…

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November 8, 2015 Investment
Protecting Your Cash With Structured Products

Structured products try to give investors the best of both worlds by offering the rewards of potential growth while protecting capital. They are like Marmite for many investors – some love them and have seen great returns, while others see them as too complicated and risky. Investors should consider structured products if they are generally…

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October 29, 2015 Investment
Cash in the bank or invest? Look to the 1% for inspiration

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…

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July 20, 2015 Investment
Current markets, opportunities and threats

Often it is said that traders go away in May and return in September and the summer lull has become a well-used phrase around the financial markets for many years. However, this year has been a little different with plenty of activity during the summer period. There have been huge losses in the Chinese markets,…

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