Gold gets a Trump bump

Gold is seen as a safe haven that moves inversely to risky assets such as stocks. So it’s no wonder it got a fillip as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un hurled threats at each other last week. But there are other bullish factors underpinning gold, which could bolster the price even if tension on the Korean peninsula subsides.

One of them, as the Tempus column points out in The Times, is the traditional inverse correlation between gold and the dollar. The latter has slipped recently because the repeatedly trumpeted fiscal stimulus from the [...]