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Metals fund manager laments ‘zero interest in our strategy’ while bitcoin hits new record
Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead
Short-term cash and exposure to foodstuffs and oil could help, but betting on gold looks risky
Costs of going green tipped to fuel wave of mergers in fragmented industry
In a global market where everything seems correlated, finding assets that buck the trend can be tricky
The fund had been in the works since at least the spring even though no public records existed
‘Do good’ intentions boost ESG funds. Plus: when to hold and when to fold thematic funds; watchdogs split on crypto and inverse risk; demand for advisory services rises; China cross-listings signal demand
A traceable supply chain from the Cononish mine may command a premium, but the native metal is in high demand
Palantir’s investment in bullion bars raises questions for retail savers
NYSE ‘gold bug’ index has tumbled one-fifth this year even as broader markets have advanced
Not all gold assets will be considered equal under Basel III rules
Nostalgia for the gold standard is misguided and misplaced
Inflows stand in marked contrast to continued net selling from US funds suggesting a divergence in sentiment
Demand for precious metal falls 10% in first half of the year
La Mancha Fund will drive consolidation in fragmented industry
US and European funds instead suffered outflows of $8.5bn and $3.6bn respectively in the first half of the year
Retailers and consumers are driving demand for greater traceability in the gold supply chain
Hints of hawkishness from Fed sapped demand in June for metal used as inflation hedge
Russian gold miner cites price volatility as it backtracks on plan revealed earlier this month
Dash for inflation protection was in progress before the announcement US consumer price inflation hit 29-year-high
A hedge, but not necessarily an inflation hedge
Promising returns await those who can tolerate political risks
Latest gold miner to choose UK capital for listing as metal’s price rallies
Man Group analysis shows it pays to own oil, gold and wine, and possibly also a bitcoin if and when inflation bites.