Inflationary pressures

We all know that an investment in Gold and Silver should not be based on making a quick return. Usually, these metals provide portfolio diversification and a hedge against currency depreciation and, importantly, against inflation. Over the last few months, investors will have watched these metals largely tread water as the US Fed teased global markets with an expected announcement…

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TROUBLING CLOUDS AND SILVER LININGS

South Africa has undergone the most dire of all weeks, at least so since the inception of our young democracy; and the Rand, as was expected, soon followed suit. However, its depreciation cannot be attributed to South Africa’s political turmoil alone, as the stronger dollar also played a significant role. Still, there is a Silver lining, in that the Rand…

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