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A practical guide to gold as an investment asset

Hillier, D.J. and Cai, C. and Clacher, Iain and Faff, R. (2008) A practical guide to gold as an investment asset. In: Handbook of Commodity Investing. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.. ISBN 9780470117644

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Abstract

This chapter discusses gold as a practical investment asset. It is part of a collection which covers a wide range of issues, including the risk and return of commodities, diversification benefits, risk management, macroeconomic determinants of commodity investments, and commodity trading advisors.