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amira bernhard

Virgin Islands (U.S.)


Member since April 30, 2013

  • 43pc bought more gold after price plunge

    Environment, Environmental Design


    The vast majority of investors either retained or added to their holdings of silver and gold after prices fell sharply in the spring, a survey suggests.

    The gold price fell below $1,200 in June but staged a recovery in July, rising by 7.6pc

    When asked whether they had made any changes to their precious metal investments over the past year, 37pc of investors said they hadn’t changed their allocations to silver and gold, while 43pc had increased their holdings.

    Just 14pc of investors said they had reduced their holdings, while 4pc had switched from gold to silver. Only one in 100 said they had sold all of their holdings of the precious metals while 0.7pc had moved from silver to gold.

    The survey was conducted by BullionVault, which allows individual investors to own gold and silver without taking possession. The strong support for the metals came despite the survey being conducted in June, just after a major sell-off that saw the price of gold tumble.

    Having peaked in autumn 2011 at almost $1,900 an ounce, the price fluctuated between $1,600 and $1,800 for much of the next year, before beginning a sharp decline from October 2012. In June it fell below $1,200 but staged a recovery in July, rising by 7.6pc.

    Separate research has found that the top seven best performing funds in July were all related to gold. Gold funds tend to own shares in gold mining companies, whose shares rose more sharply than the gold price, gaining 9.7pc over the month.

    The best performing fund w...

  • Investors - Tana Goldfields PLC

    Communication, Communication Design


    TANA GOLDFIELDS PLC has a strong investor relations team who will ensure that the company's successes are disseminated through the internet, print media and other channels, including web 2.0 and distribution of content to a variety of smart phones such as Apple and Android. Our Vision: To become a leader in our industry and to become a valued and respected mining company through consistent performance. Our Mission: TANA believes in employing ethical business practices and engaging with the communities, businesses and governments and to operate in work areas with integrity. The demand for precious metals is driven not only by their practical use, but also by their role as investments and a store of value. Historically, precious metals have commanded much higher prices than common industrial metals. Gold and silver, and sometimes other precious metals are often seen as hedges against both inflation and economic downturn. Silver coins have become popular with collectors due to their relative affordability, and unlike most gold and platinum issues which are valued based upon the markets, silver issues are more often valued as collectables, far higher than their actual bullion value. Aside from the economic value of precious metals and their place as a form of stored value, these metals play another role in the world economy and industry. Nanotechnology is developing at a rapid pace and precious metals play a significant role in its developme...

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