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The Times: Why Buy Gold?

LONDON, 4 May 2019 – Britain's fourth-largest selling daily paper, The Times, today quotes analysis from BullionVault on the case for gold investing.

"Gold bullion proved its worth in the DotCom Crash of 2000-03," says today's Money section, quoting BullionVault and adding that – on the gold-trading platform's analysis – "Since 1968, gold has risen in 96% of all the five-year timespans when the FTSE all-share index has shown a loss.

"Our clients aren't necessarily buying physical gold for growth," says BullionVault director of research Adrian Ash. "Gold adds diversification to a portfolio and helps to spread the risk.

"It's more about creating a hedge against the prospect of other assets falling."

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Is gold still a good investment?

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