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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.

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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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