Investor Views: "I Doubled My Money Investing in Gold"

Private investor Eric Vale made strong gains from gold miner Fresnillo, but has seen his pharmaceutical stocks falter

Emma Simon 1 November, 2017 | 3:21PM

Private investor has doubled his money in gold miner Fresnillo

Software developer Eric Vale has been investing for four years. A move from his home country of Canada to the UK prompted his first foray into stock markets.

“I moved to the UK in 2013 and started earning more money,” he explains. “It felt wrong to leave cash in a savings account earning next to no interest. So I started to look at my investment options.”

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Fresnillo PLC636.00 GBP0.00
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC2,279.00 GBP0.00
Orbis SICAV Global Equity Inv163.87 EUR-0.55

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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