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Record inflows show gold ETFs are better safe haven play than mining stocks, analysts say

  • As gold prices surged to a seven-year high in January, net inflows into gold-backed exchange-traded funds rise to an all time high
  • Gold-backed ETFs track metal’s performance better than mining stocks, which are prone to equity market swings
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Georgina Lee

Georgina Lee

Georgina Lee has been a financial journalist for more than 15 years, having worked for newswires and trade magazines before she joined the Post. She has also previously written research articles on key structured credit themes for a credit rating agency.