After years in the doldrums, the price of gold has broken out to over $1,500 an ounce. Dominic Frisby explains gold’s astonishing recovery and looks at the crucial price to beat if this rally is not to peter out.
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The price of golf has hit a six-year high, breaching the $1,400 an ounce level not seen since August 2013.
For six years, the price of gold has been stuck in a narrow range. Now, it looks like it is finally breaking out. Dominic Frisby looks at where it could go next.
If gold gets through $1,400 an ounce, it could very quickly go a lot further, says hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.
The dash for gold suggests that investors see rising risks in markets and are seeking out an asset traditionally seen as the ultimate safe haven.
Gold has had a quiet few years. But the conditions are now ripe for it to go on a proper bull run. John Stepek explains why.
In times like these, when trust in everything – governments, the media, science, democracy itself – has evaporated, gold is doing just what it’s supposed to, says Dominic Frisby. It’s getting more valuable.