Many investors continue to choose to hold physical precious metals in their portfolios as part of their diversification strategies.
As always happens in a crisis period, the fiat currencies that have, until now, appeared to be sound, will sink dramatically and gold will once again rise to its intrinsic worth.
As geopolitical and economic uncertainty continue to rule the news cycle, investors remain cautious about ensuring that they are not overexposing their portfolios to the perils of increasing market volatility.
One such diversification tactic that many investors have deployed is the acquisition of physical precious metals.
1. The Russia-Ukraine war has entered its sixth week, though the two nations are now apparently in discussions over how each side might take steps to resolve the conflict. Market volatility, particularly in commodities such as oil and precious metals, remains high as world leaders continue to apply pressure on Russia for its actions. Russia…
During times of high inflation and both geopolitical and economic uncertainty, physical precious metals have seen a long history of retaining their value.
Many such investors long ago began accumulating physical precious metals in their portfolios as part of their diversification plans.
Geopolitical and economic uncertainty should be expected to increase as the ramifications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine begin to be felt throughout the world.
Many analysts have returned to the viewpoint that a well-diversified investment portfolio should include an allocation of physical precious metals.
Physical precious metals have a long and storied history of being viewed as hedges against times of economic and geopolitical uncertainty.