The Fook Tai Jewellery Group, which has seven shops in Hong Kong, is one of many that have seen people rush to sell their gold. Photo: SCMP Handout The Fook Tai Jewellery Group, which has seven shops in Hong Kong, is one of many that have seen people rush to sell their gold. Photo: SCMP Handout
The Fook Tai Jewellery Group, which has seven shops in Hong Kong, is one of many that have seen people rush to sell their gold. Photo: SCMP Handout

Customers return to Hong Kong’s protest-hit jewellery shops to sell their gold as coronavirus pushes prices sky high

  • Owners are taking advantage of the gold price, which has climbed almost 10 per cent this year to reach a seven-year high early last week
  • The rapid spread of the coronavirus has dampened stock markets globally, and investors have been rushing to buy the yellow metal, long known as a safe haven

Topic |   Commodities
The Fook Tai Jewellery Group, which has seven shops in Hong Kong, is one of many that have seen people rush to sell their gold. Photo: SCMP Handout The Fook Tai Jewellery Group, which has seven shops in Hong Kong, is one of many that have seen people rush to sell their gold. Photo: SCMP Handout
The Fook Tai Jewellery Group, which has seven shops in Hong Kong, is one of many that have seen people rush to sell their gold. Photo: SCMP Handout
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