"Fears about the impact of inflation on fiat currency or paper money boosted returns," says Ian Cowie
Dividends have delivered the lion's share of returns to stock market investors since the Coalition Government was formed but precious metals
did best of all.
That is the conclusion of statistics from various sources as the Government nears the halfway stage next month of its fixed five-year term. ...
Fears about the impact of inflation on fiat currency or paper money boosted returns from gold
, where the bullion
price soared by 40% in sterling terms and by 50% for dollar-denominated investors. Silver
did even better soaring by 80% in pounds and 91% in dollars.