Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, rose 1.4 per cent to 717.15 tonnes on Thursday, the biggest jump since August 2011. Photo: Reuters Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, rose 1.4 per cent to 717.15 tonnes on Thursday, the biggest jump since August 2011. Photo: Reuters
Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, rose 1.4 per cent to 717.15 tonnes on Thursday, the biggest jump since August 2011. Photo: Reuters

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Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, rose 1.4 per cent to 717.15 tonnes on Thursday, the biggest jump since August 2011. Photo: Reuters Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, rose 1.4 per cent to 717.15 tonnes on Thursday, the biggest jump since August 2011. Photo: Reuters
Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded product backed by bullion, rose 1.4 per cent to 717.15 tonnes on Thursday, the biggest jump since August 2011. Photo: Reuters
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