A look back at gold and silver in 2020
Gold has not had such a high return since 2010. In dollar terms, it was as high as 25%. As this currency has fallen in value against the euro, our result was somewhat less, but still a very respectable 14 %. You can also calculate that gold has yielded an average of 12 % per year since 2005. So last year was also a good year. It's been since 2016 that silver...Read more
We take a break during Christmas. It will be closed from Friday 25 December 2020 to Sunday 3 January 2021. We wish you a pleasant but at the same time covid-safe holidays!Read more
Gold investments in 2021
A recent news broadcast on VRT discusses the current market situation. https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/Journaal-Weer/de-vrije-markt/ From about 6' 40", the conversation is about gold. Over the past year this has risen by about 15% in value. Most analysts expect the dollar to weaken further next year. Because gold is traded in this currency, this is good...Read more
What impact will the US presidential elections have on the price of gold?
Well, to put it briefly, perhaps none. Whether it is Trump or Biden, the President will in any case have to deal with the economic impact of the Covid crisis. And there is only one solution: measures such as tax benefits for and / or support for companies. So whoever wins the election battle in the end, the result will most likely be the same. Usually, support...Read more
Taxation on very large transactions?
The formation of our federal government is just behind us. What will change in the near future? In De Tijd and L'Echo, we've read that there will possibly be a new tax, on trasactions of one million euros or more. The concept hasn't yet fully been developed, but it's supposed to be boil down to a charge at source, which would mean at the moment the transaction itself...Read more