Friday Oct 3, 10:00 GMT
LONDON, 3 October 2008 - Leading investment website the Motley Fool has identified BullionVault as a "sophisticated" and low-cost route gold bullion ownership.
With newspapers and magazine all recommending private investors join the long queues outside gold coin shops, "it's important to remember that you'll pay a premium of a few percent above the quoted spot price, and there's a significant spread between buying and selling prices," says the Fool.
"If you intend keeping gold at home, is it covered under your contents insurance?
"A more sophisticated method is to buy gold allocated in your name, but stored in a recognised bullion vault."
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