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  1. Pedal to the metal

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... Council Far East, says that investing in a gold related fund can be a good way to diversify portfolios in this economic climate. 'With increasing market volatility, especially in the equity market, investors will invest in gold because the gold price is slightly less volatile than major market indices and other commodities,' Mr Cheng says. 'The gold market is deep ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Wild ride of gold prices is a lesson for investors

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 02:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Golden lesson for investors The rollercoaster ride in the price of gold has spooked many investors. Early last week, it suffered a two-day rout of more than US$200, the steepest plunge since 1983, when the last bull market in gold was ending and the two-decade bear market began. So much for its reputation as a safe haven! It has since staged a recovery ...

  3. It's bullion bars to go in gold rush

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... there is so much emotion invested in the metal. Its champions point out that it took 18.5 ounces of gold to buy the Dow Jones industrial average on September 3, 1929 when the index reached its peak ... gold is used not for finance or investment but in making jewellery, which accounts for about 78 per cent of the world's gold. Industries such as electronics and medical and dental uses ...

  4. Rock and roll

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong-based jewellery emporium Carat is planning to open on London's Kings Road in the upcoming months. Back at home, it has released collections for its Carat and Carat Emporium lines. The younger and funkier Emporium range features statement pi ...

  5. The long run

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have to look at the investment scene to see that there are a lot more ways to invest in gold now,' he said. 'From an investment perspective, you can see that it has still got some way ... with significant disposable income look elsewhere for hard investment choices, they still value gold as wedding and family gifts. That demand is significant when gold supplies are considered. World Gold ...

  6. Business - Money - GOLD

    Core holding in portfolio should always be bullion

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... to emphasise, the yellow metal should not simply be seen as a safe haven when other asset classes are heading south. No matter the economic climate, gold makes sense as a core holding in any investment ... about prospects. The bank launched a gold equity UCITS fund in July. Initially registered in Europe, it focuses on investments in companies engaged in mining, processing and refining gold ...

  7. The Valentine's Day treasure hunt is on

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Cheers to the city's singletons on this special day. Today, you can finally and openly taunt your not-so-single friends pulling strings to book a fancy candlelit dinner and hunt down a much-anticipated Valentine's Day gift becau ...

  8. Gold shops already meet stricter purity levels, says retailer

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Joshua But Most pure gold sold in shops in the city already meets the higher standards that will take effect on Monday, according to a leading gold and jewellery store. Under an amendment to the Trade Descriptions Ordinance, for pure gold, or chuk kam in Cantonese, the standard of fineness will be raised from 990 to 999 parts by weight of gold in 1,000 parts ...

  9. Spend crazy

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world's most expensive brolly at US$50,000. Or how about gold- and diamond-studded earphones for GBP3,499 (HK$41,000)? Made by Belgian jeweller Casa Gi, they are adorned with 118 premium quality diamonds and set in 18-carat gold. That such extravagant items are still being made in this climate is surprising. But there are people willing to buy them. At the time of going to press, ...

  10. Business - Commodities

    Li Ka-shing firm eyes gold mine investment

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Li Ka-shing firm eyes gold mine investment CEF Holdings, a venture between Li Ka-shing's flagship company and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), is looking to invest ... to sell gold as mining companies cut jobs and the valuation of their mines. "I was a little uncomfortable making investment in gold at US$1,700 and US$1,800 an ounce," Gilman said ...




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