Capital preservation

The bears have all come out of the woods at the same time

There are clear dangers for markets ahead, including the Russian bear and a mountain of debt that has built up around the world.

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Why investors should be buying silver instead of gold

Gold is viewed as the ultimate safe haven asset, but investors should be taking a closer look at silver instead.

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The only thing to fear is lack of fear

Despite February’s volatility, investors appear relatively unconcerned about market risk. Should we be more worried?

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How technology is able to outwit human investors

Simon Miller of Scalable Capital explains how the robo-adviser’s algorithm can predict economic shocks.

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Where’s gold going in 2018?

As a safe haven asset, the prospects of gold depend largely upon both geopolitical and market risk in 2018.

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Bitcoin’s rise causes gold demand to slump

New gold investing has dropped by one-fifth everywhere but Germany as bitcoin steals gold's shine in 2017.

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Which safe haven assets are worth their weight in gold?

As the bull run matures, should you be putting some protection into your portfolio? Jennifer Hill explores safe-haven assets.

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Evy Hambro: Lost out on commodities? Keep the faith

One of the biggest risks investors face is poor timing – buying into a stock market or a sector that has reached a peak.

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Should you buy gold now?

From North Korea to a bubble in US equities, the world faces a number of risks. Is it time to buy gold?

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