On March 31, the Basel III regulation takes effect. It's got nothing to do with Baselworld, which will actually happen soon, from March 21 to 26. In or blog message from February 9, we mentioned it. So, Basel III. We'll briefly sum it up, with a few personal comments. It's all about a rule that seeks to regulate banks' solvency, or sanity if you will. Every...Read more
In which gold bars to invest?
From time to time, we're asked which 'denominations' are advisable when you want to invest in gold. At any rate, you have to consider the fact that a 1 kilo bar (or larger) is most advantageous. This has much to do with production costs. Per bar, they're roughly the same. So if you buy a kilo and do that in one single piece, or in two 500 gram pieces, this already makes a...Read more
Important collaboration between Baselworld and SIHH
The two major events revolving around watches, Baselworld and SIHH (Salon Internationale de la Haute Horlogerie), will synchronise their timetables from 2020 until at least 2024. Previously, enthusiasts and press travelled to Swiss twice, to the SIHH in January and to Baselworld in March. In 2020, the SIHH will happen in Geneva from the 26th until the 29th of April...Read more
A golden goose?
For a while, we haven't talked about the gold price anymore. After a few fluctuations and a slump in August of 2018, the precious metal's price is on the rise again. What are the prospects for 2019 and until rougly 2022? If you compare a few sources, you'll realise that a few analysts are very positive and even mention a further rise. Predictions are always...Read more
Next Monday to Thursday (14 until 17 January), the annual SIHH (Salon Internationale de la Haute Horlogerie) fair will happen again in Geneva. It's the sector's supreme moment. For the first time, Bovet will also participate in the event. We're expecting a few innovations again, both in terms of techynologie and design. As we're involved in buying and selling...Read more