Gold Investor: February 2019
Ken Rogoff on gold in a cashless society and more.
Ken Rogoff on gold in a cashless society and more. This issue of Gold Investor taps into insights from industry leaders. Ken Rogoff, one of the most widely respected economists of modern times, suggests that the role of gold rather than cryptocurrencies is likely to increase if paper money is phased out. Francisco Blanch, Head of Commodities and Derivatives Research at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, considers whether non-US dollar investors should hedge their currency risk when purchasing gold and other dollar-based commodities. Loy Cheow Chew, who helped shape policy at the GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, explains why gold has a valuable role to play within SWF portfolios.