UK Royal Mint’s gold sales jump 20% amid political turmoil

April 13, 2017

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The UK Royal Mint’s gold sales jumped by a fifth in the first three months of the year, according to figures obtained under freedom of information legislation. Following month-on-month declines in the first two months, March gold sales jumped 263% in volume-terms, according to the information sent by email. Gold sold and stored by the mint under its Signature Gold program, which allows the partial ownership of bars held in its vault, jumped 178% in March, compared with a year earlier.

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