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The Investment Case for Gold Conferences 2010

Event : The Investment Case for Gold Conferences 2010

Fri, 26/03/2010 - 12:00
Conducted by : ETF Securities and The World Gold Council
Contact : Tessa Prendergast

12.00pm – Registration

12.15pm - Introduction by Patrick Witteveen, Head of Sales Switzerland, ETF Securities

12.20pm - The Investment Case for Gold
• Why Gold? Its Role in an Investment Portfolio
• Long Run Supply and Demand Fundamentals
• Recent Price Drivers
o The Dollar
o Inflation Concerns
o Official Sector Purchases
o The Search for Diversification and Portfolio Insurance
• Summary and Conclusions
• Question and Answer Session

Guest Speaker: Rozanna Wozniak, Investment Research Manager, World Gold Council

1.00pm - Will the FIFA World Cup Impact Metal Prices?
• Electricity Supply & Demand
• Load Shedding and the Impact on Metal Prices
• Question and Answer Session

Shamim Mansoor, Precious Metals Sales, ETF Securities

1.15pm - The Gold Standard
• Is the ETC 100% Physically Backed?
• Is it Allocated?
• Compliance with London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Good Delivery Standards
• Transparency
• Segregation of Duties
• No Credit Risk
• Track Record
• Question and Answer Session

Patrick Witteveen, Head of Sales Switzerland, ETF Securities

1.30 - Lunch and Networking Session

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