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December 2014: Hang on The Swiss referendum to return to the gold standard was resoundingly defeated, and yet after a brief crash, both silver and gold rebounded strongly. Chinese demand for gold remains strong, and we'd keep hanging on to gold as insurance. Silver tends to be more volatile than gold.
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