It seems that no matter where you look today there is someone talking about gold, be it people looking to get better returns than the very modest rates on offer from banks to those looking for a defensive asset that will weather the storm of the next financial crisis. Over the past year we have seen an increase in client queries regarding Gold and how they can make an investment into it, be it directly or indirectly.
Given the practicalities of holding direct bullion (security, storage and not to mention weight!) companies like Bullionvault.com offer investors the opportunity to buy and sell gold in a few simple steps and they even have an App for it!. For those of you out there who are sitting on cash earning you low rates but are still not sure about the stock market, gold might be an alternative to consider. While you’re thinking about that, consider some of the facts on the chart below.