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Gold's durability in Asia driving global demand

There seems to be a new-found appreciation for the yellow metal as a portfolio diversifier, inflation and currency hedge, and safe haven asset.

Major policy changes and structural issues in Asian economies can potentially impact global gold demand.

CENTRAL bank holdings of international reserves across the world stood at around US$13 trillion as at June 2017, compared to a little over US$400 billion in 2000. The data is likely an understatement as it excludes assets shifted to sovereign wealth funds and other forms of state funds. Of these...

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