Commodities

Where next for oil, gold and other metals in 2020?

Against an uncertain backdrop, we assess the outlook for commodities, and highlight some ETFs to consider.

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How should investors deal with risk of war?

By hedging for one risk (war), investors could end up overexposing themselves to a plethora of other risks.

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Gold hits seven-year high, following rise in geopolitical tensions

Rising fear of war between the US and Iran has pushed up the price of gold. That, however, is not the whole story behind the precious metal's performance. 

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2020 predictions for gold, bitcoin and other precious metals

We round up predictions for gold, bitcoin, the oil price and other precious metals in 2020. 

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The sector investors are backing to perform the best in 2020

One in three investors are backing a certain sector of the market to soar over the next 12 months. But is it already overvalued?

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How well did our experts do with their predictions for 2019?

How prescient were our market pundits predictions for 2019? Tom Bailey revisits their January forecasts.

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Gold investing: is it too late to join the party?

Gold has been the star performer of 2019, but does the gold rush have further to run? We consider prospects looking ahead.

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‘Digital gold’ bullion product set to shake up gold market

A new gold bullion product from crypto exchange traded products provider Coinshares threatens to shake up the gold market.

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Money Observer podcast: Election 2019, gold, and 10 funds for children

The Money Observer team discuss the star asset class for 2019, a surprising omission from experts' fund tips for children, and what the UK election might mean for investment prospects.

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