Is It The Right Time To Invest in Gold and Silver?
Disruption in world affairs, rising inflation, low equity returns and fear of a looming recession are leading many investors to assess alternative forms of investment. Not surprisingly, many are turning to precious metals like gold and silver to act as a safe haven. But is it the right time? Vardan Pandhare helps you answer the question
Precious metals have a somewhat soft spot in the investing community. And why not? These finite resources, notably gold, have served as a safety net whenever the world has spiralled into a new catastrophe. India’s 1991 economic crisis – probably its worst ever – was resolved thanks to the yellow metal. These metals prevented the financial systems from collapsing in 2008 when the Lehman crisis struck the world. Today, the global economy is experiencing a gridlock brought on by the pandemic and then the unstable geopolitical scenario. This has resulted in many participants returning to precious metals.
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