Learn about gold & silver markets
Use our Education Centre to understand the differences between gold and silver, find key gold and silver facts and learn how to keep up-to-date with markets and news. See how to keep up-to-date with the bullion markets, access the best information and expert comment and use our essential investor tools.
Then join our gold and silver community to meet thousands of fellow bullion investors from around the world, hear their news and views and learn from the wisdom of the crowd. Build relationships with a diverse range of well-informed gold and silver investing fans and expert analysts. Join community for regular posts and gold news from over 40 countries.
Benefits of bullion
A unique asset
Gold and silver bars are different to financial assets in that they have no counterparty risk to banks and the financial system.
The case for gold
Securing your wealth
Physical gold bullion holds its value better than other assets and has been used for centuries as the foundation of wealth.
The case for silver
The restless metal
Silver is more volatile than gold and sought after by bullion investors who want to take a bit more risk for greater gains.
Buying both metals
The best of both
You don’t have to choose between physical gold or silver. Enjoy the benefits of holding both precious metals in your portfolio.
How to value gold
Gold price calculators
Understand the recognised methods investors turn to to value gold, then use them yourself with our gold price calculators.
Gold vs cash
The key differences
Smart investors understand that allocated physical gold offers investors very different things to cash in the bank.
When to buy bullion
Understand annual and long-term trends in gold prices and give yourself the best opportunity to buy gold at the right time.
Busting the myths
Learn how to avoid falling victim to popular gold investment myths and invest with a clear, informed mindset.
Background to silver
Gold’s sister metal
Learn about the history of silver, how we’ve mined it throughout the ages, and silver’s unsurpassed number of modern applications.
More myths to bust
Understand a range of misconceptions about silver, and learn how to bust myths and invest with all the facts to hand.
The gold silver ratio
What does it mean
Learn what this key ratio for bullion investors means for your holdings and larger trends in gold and silver investing.
Positives of silver
Seeking greater gains
Silver prices might be more volatile than gold prices, but it is this potential upside that attracts investors to silver bullion.
Gold price charts
Gold price history
Use our comprehensive range of price charts to view the latest prices and understand long-term trends affecting your investments.
The Daily Nugget
From Jan Skoyles
Read Jan’s daily bulletin for gold and silver investors, to hear the latest market developments and what they mean for investors.
Comment & analysis
Enjoy expert comment from Jan Skoyles and respected research partners, uncovering key issues in the gold bullion markets today.
Best of the Web
Find expert comment and opinion from premier analysts across four continents and get the global view on gold and silver investing news.