Gold Investments

Gold Investment Options

Gold investments could prove to be an attractive form of investment for investors looking to diversify their investment portfolio.

Investing in gold can have a number of benefits but before you take the plunge, check out the table below to see a variety of investment choices that could suit you.

Popular Growth Funds - Gold & Precious Metals
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BlackRock Gold & GeneralSpecialistFactsheetMore Info >
This is a specialist unit trust which aims to achieve long term capital growth by investing in gold mining and precious metal-related shares. It tends to be volatile and is particularly suitable for diversification in a larger portfolio. See latest fund factsheet for details.
Investec Global Gold SpecialistFactsheetMore Info >
The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in equities issued by companies around the globe involved in gold mining and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by companies around the globe involved in gold mining. See latest fund factsheet for details.
JP Morgan Natural ResourcesSpecialistFactsheetMore Info >
The Fund aims to invest primarily in the shares of companies throughout the world engaged in the production and marketing of commodities. The fund aims to provide capital growth over the long term.See latest fund factsheet for details.

The value of investments and any return from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. Please ensure that you read the Important Risk Information below. 

Investing in gold is not as complicated as you might think. Thanks to the internet you can buy and sell gold easily through a number of sites while also keeping a check on prices. See below to discover more about gold investments.

  • It is a universal currency
  • You are not subject to VAT when buying gold and it is stamp duty free
  • A form of investment that can be passed on for generations
  • It is unaffected by the depreciation in paper money
  • The rarer the gold, the higher its value
  • Value can increase even when the stock market level is low

Of course, like all commodities, the value of gold can fall as well as rise and unlike shares or savings accounts, gold does not provide you with any income.

 

 Important Risk Information:

This website contains information only and does not constitute advice or a personal recommendation in any way whatsoever. The value of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current tax law and there is no guarantee that tax rules will stay the same in the future.

Different types of investment carry different levels of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Please ensure that you read the Important Risk Information for further details. Prior to making any decision to invest, you should ensure that you are familiar with the risks associated with a particular investment and should read the product literature. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of a particular investment, both in respect of its objectives and its risk profile, you should seek independent financial advice.