Published: 27 Jan 2020

How did the 2008 financial crisis impact gold?

Vivek Kaul

Economist & Author

#SpeakingOfGold with Vivek Kaul - Today, banks in many European nations are charging their customers negative interest rates i.e. your bank would charge you interest rather than paying it. The reason? An abundance of ‘easy money’ in the world economy, which drives up the risk of inflation. Economist Vivek Kaul weighs in on how investing 10-15% of your portfolio in gold can protect you against such situations.