On the Bid is a Stockhead video series featuring a roundtable of experts discussing a new investment topic each week.

In this edition, host Christina Morrissy looks at defensive investing through the use of gold as a safety tool. We take a look at the real value of gold, the world’s most sought after mineral.

Christina chats with Blair Hannon, head of Investment Strategy at Global X.

Blair is an experienced financial services professional with over 15 years experience across investment management, HNW advice, distribution and presenting. He’s an expert in bringing investment ideas to wealth managers and direct investors alike across all asset classes with a focus on equities, fixed income, passive and active funds and alternatives.

Global X ETFs was founded in 2008. For more than a decade, its mission has been empowering investors with unexplored and intelligent solutions. Their product lineup spans disruptive technology, equity income, commodities and more.

In a recent story, Global X highlighted that investors are looking for selective growth and defensive at the same time. Blair saying “gold has always been popular in times of inflation and market volatility.”

The panel discuss a range of topics including hedging and diversification, how Global X helps investors make the right decision, gold as a safety tool, key drivers for the price of gold and more.

So click above to tune in!