Gold - More than Just an Inflation Hedge [Spotlight on Metals]

Presented by

Tim Harvey, C.E.O.; Hamad Ebrahim, Head of Research.

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One of the biggest stories of 2020, Gold has hit new heights in value in recent months. Far more than just a currency and a reliable store of value, it is also seeing growing demand for applications in electronics and industry. In this instalment of Metal.Digital’s Spotlight Series, we examine some of the less-heralded uses of Gold, focusing primarily on its applications in the transition to a fully electrified economy, and how Gold may be used as part of a diversified investment strategy. We will answer questions including: • Why is Gold used in electronics, and how much might this demand-side pressure change? • How might supply-side factors, including recycling, change over the next decade? • How can investors ensure that their investments only use ethically-sourced Gold? • Can metals in general be used in an ESG or SRI-orientated portfolio? Professional investors can expect to leave better understanding how their investment strategy might include Gold over the next decade.

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