Investors are buying gold amid uncertainty over Brexit and the US election, but high prices and changing savours may reach sales
Gold have all along thrived on bouts of uncertainty and right now markets have uncertainty in spades. The Brexit vote in Britain, the prospect of Donald Trump as US president and a raft of elections due in Europe next year have all pushed investors to ramp up their keeps of the precious metal.
That strong demand for gold seen as a safe haven in troubled periods has sent its cost rising on world markets this year. But while big investors like pension funds stock up, individuals who fancy their own little pot of gold for a rainy day have been priced out of the market.
As the World Gold Council releases its latest figures we look at key tendencies for the metal.
Global climate of uncertainty is boosting investor demand
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