Commodities

City watchdog launches consultation on cryptoassets for retail investors

At a later date the Financial Conduct Authority will also be consulting on the banning of derivatives products based on cryptoassets, with contracts for difference products likely the main target.

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Commodities: will it be a strong 2019?

Commodities may be set to surge if worries about slowing economic growth subside and the oil glut is addressed.

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Why it makes sense to buy gold at the start of 2019

Gold is one of the relatively few assets that is uncorrelated to the performance of equity markets.

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Investors are backing gold to shine in 2019; but expect further falls for UK shares

On the whole investors are adopting a cautious stance, according to findings from two separate surveys.

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Gold price slump attracts investors

A fall in precious metal prices is presenting a buying opportunity

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Bitcoin: is it the new gold?

There are signs that bitcoin could be taking over from gold as a safe haven.

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Nervous investors flock to gold

Uncertainty is causing investors to up their allocations to the precious metal.

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How to profit from the electric car boom

Revolutionary progress in the electric vehicle market is driving a surge in demand for advanced car batteries and related commodities.

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Commodities return to favour – here’s what investors are buying

It’s not just gold that has been shining in the first five months of this year amid trade war talks and political uncertainty.

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