"Why I'm Investing in Gold"

Investor Views: Retired investor Samuel Maxwell is hoping his gold investments will see him through the current bout of volatility 

Emma Simon 23 April, 2020 | 10:55AM

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Retired investor Samuel Maxwell is hoping his investments in gold will see him through the current market turmoil. With both physical gold and gold-related stocks and shares in his portfolio, his investments have held up relatively well in the volatility of recent weeks.

He says: “I try to find the assets with the best prospects and work from there. My exposure to gold is doing very well under the pandemic lockdown and bodes well for the future too, given that the response from governments has been to print ‘limitless’ paper money to help struggling economies.”

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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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