Gold and precious metals funds saw $1.1bn of outflows over the past week, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
While government bond yields and, in particular, gilt, bund and treasury yields have all been rising in recent weeks (German 10 year yields doubled last week) the last few days have seen sudden, sharp moves that have seen investors lose significant amounts of capital. As one investor put it to Portfolio Adviser on Thursday, if […]
The continued plummeting of the price of oil is dominating global markets as the final month of 2014 begins.
Inflows into gold exchange-traded products have hit their highest levels since February 2013, according to ETF Securities.
Gold and oil ETP’s are seeing the longest stretch of consecutive positive flows since October 2012
Hedge fund investors are switching into equity strategies from credit, according to the January eVestment survey of hedge fund flows.
Investors can no longer rely on commodity futures to protect their portfolios against stock market volatility, according to a working paper published by the Bank for International Settlements