Investors have lost trust in the banking system to both store and appropriately manage their wealth. We have seen this over the past few years to be one of the largest contributing factors for our private clients to invest in gold and bullion at Hatton Garden Metals. Further to that, confidence in the worldwide economy is also at an all-time low, clients are now more than ever turning to the precious metal market to preserve their wealth. It is not only these uncertain times that has caused interests in buying gold and bullion, this precious yellow commodity has enabled generations to store, preserve and inherit wealth, and possibly make healthy returns on their original investments in the metal.

The physical ownership of the gold puts you, the owner, as sole controller of your investment. You are not tied down to any low interest rates, volatile banking, or turbulent stock markets. Purchasing physical gold can protect your wealth against these factors. Physically owning this timeless commodity will provide you with your personal insurance against a faltering world economy. Holding a percentage of physical gold and bullion will further diversify your investment portfolio, and this dynamic holding allows for flexibility and control over your purchase of this precious metal.

Physical gold gives your full control over your asset / investment. This means that you are able to release your investment at the time of your choice giving you full control over your wealth. This means that your assets effectively works around your personal financial needs. Physical ownership also means that you are not governed to the opening hours and operations of a third party company giving you more flexibility and influence over your wealth. The non-perishability of gold also means that gold can be kept for the long term and can be passed on to other generations.

It is argued that one should spread investment across a range of diverse markets to leverage against risk. This means it is suggested it is best practice for your investment portfolio to be split over physical gold, paper stocks and shares and property to reduce your risk of a crash in a particular industry.

When you come to sell your physical gold you can rest assured that it is extremely easy with Hatton Garden Metals. We buy all physical gold back at a set price below the gold spot for that day. You can visit us in person to sell your physical gold, or use our reliable postal service. However, a huge luxury that you have when choosing to sell your physical gold is that you are able to research companies for the best price.