Is Gold Starting to Shine Again?

Upheavals in developed or large emerging economies are likely to have the greatest influence on financial markets and the global economy - and gold is the flight to perceived safety

Fidelity International 11 February, 2016 | 4:05PM
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Morningstar's "Perspectives" series features investment insights from third-party contributors. Here, Tom Stevenson, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity International, shares his thoughts on the gold price outlook.

Gold has been a store of value for millennia. When faith in paper currencies is in short supply, people love the indestructible quality of the yellow metal. You can’t print it and all the gold that’s ever been mined could be stored in a couple of Olympic sized swimming pools. That’s the main point about gold – its scarcity.

Gold performed well during the first flush of the Eurozone crisis

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