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Few assets bring more classical cachet or historical pedigree to a portfolio than gold. Yet savvy advisors and portfolio managers value gold for its high degree of liquidity, its lack of counterparty risk, its very low or negative correlation with most other asset classes, its ability to serve as collateral in uncertain environments, and the flexibility it provides to hedge against both inflation and deflation.

How can a single asset bring so many potential benefits to an investment portfolio? Rhona O’Connell, Head of Market Analysis, EMEA and Asia for StoneX Financial Ltd, details the many markets and uses for gold in today’s interconnected global economy in this in-depth but highly accessible research paper. Blending statistical analysis with practical knowledge and historical perspective, O’Connell aims to provide readers with the context and confidence they need to begin considering gold as an option for their portfolio management strategies. Specifically, it covers:

Take the first step toward factoring the potential benefits of gold – and of Rhona’s perspective and award-winning analytical prowess – into your wealth management strategy by downloading The Role of Gold in Wealth Management – free of charge – today.

  • Gold’s role as a commodity, a currency, and a hedge against risk
  • Retail investment instruments such as Exchange-traded products (ETPs)
  • How governments and central banks use gold
  • How institutional investors leverage gold in their portfolios
  • Options for accessing the gold markets efficiently through StoneX

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P00000012) to carry out, inter alia, the activities of investment adviser, portfolio manager, professional acting on own account, broker in financial instruments, and commission agent. StoneX Financial Pte. Ltd. ("SFP") (Co. Reg. No 201130598R) holds a Capital Markets Services Licence regulated by Monetary Authority of Singapore for Dealing in Exchange-Traded Derivatives Contracts, Over-the-Counter Derivatives Contracts, and Spot Foreign Exchange Contracts for the Purposes of Leveraged Foreign Exchange Trading. StoneX Financial Pty Ltd (“SFA”) (ACN: 141 774 727) holds an Australian Financial Service License and is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (AFSL: 345646). StoneX Financial (HK) Limited ("SHK") (CE No.: BCQ152) is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for Dealing in Futures Contracts. StoneX Financial Co. Ltd. (“SFJ”) (Co. Reg. No 010401047199) holds 1st class Financial Instruments Business Operator license regulated by Financial Ser-vices Agency and a member of the Financial Futures Association of Japan for dealing and broking FX and FX Option transactions. StoneX APAC Pte. Ltd. (“SAP”) (Co. Reg. No 200616676W) is regulated as a Dealer (PS20190001002) under the Precious Stones and Precious Metals (Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Act 2019 for purposes of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism. SAP is an “Approved International Trading Company” authorized to act as a “Spot Commodity Broker” under the Commodity Trading Act; and is also an appointed agent for SFL’s payments services business. StoneX Group Inc. acts as agent for SFL in New York with respect to its payments services business. Trading swaps and over-the-counter derivatives, exchange-traded derivatives and options and securities involves substantial risk and is not suitable for all investors. 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