The crisis is over and the economic recovery seems to be picking up speed. Does that mean the case for holding gold is finished? We wouldn’t be so hasty.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
August 2014: Good value Metals prices have perked up. China's economy has strengthened, and the global recovery goes on at a steady but sedate pace. Mining stocks remain good value. Long-term prices of soft commodities will rise as populations swell and more land is needed. Play the trend with fertiliser and farm equipment stocks.
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