Volatile global politics arouses bulls with gold at 5-month high

April 11, 2017

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Worries about the unpredictability of a Donald Trump presidency are revitalising gold. Bullion is trading at the highest level since the week in November when Trump won the US election as rising global tensions surrounding Syria and North Korea strain investors’ nerves. A standoff between the US and Russia after an American missile strike on Syria and Trump’s pledge to solve the North Korean “problem” with or without China have deepened concerns about political stability, and there are also signs that Russia and the US are increasingly at odds over Afghanistan.

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