Alternate view on gold in crisis

THERE IS a popular belief that gold is one of the first choices for investors in times of crisis. But as markets twist and turn in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a different picture is emerging.

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Vivek Dhar

This is the view of superannuation company Colonial First State, which notes that the gold spot price jumped with news of the coronavirus outbreak in China, which seemed to confirm the notion of the