Gold as a Tool for Hedging Financial Risks

T. L. Ischuk, D. V. Zhilkin, T. Yu Aikina

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The article discusses gold as a protective asset, which claims to be a high-efficiency tool for hedging financial risks. In the introductory part the general characteristics of hedging as a method of full or partial risk elimination is given, and the main known types of risk hedging typical for a financial asset portfolio holder are considered. Further, dynamics of the world prices for gold is analyzed in a historical retrospective, whereby the conclusion is drawn on a tendency of this asset to grow during the periods of financial instability, and also if new financial assets appear. In the final part of the article the assessment of gold as a tool for hedging financial risks is given.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012085
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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