A worker shows off gold foil roses, a popular Valentine’s Day gift, at a shop in Yantai, in east China’s Shandong province, in February 2016. Chinese consumers tend to have a high appetite for the noble metal. Photo: Xinhua
Stephen Vines
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Stephen Vines

Why gold is not glittering yet for investors although all signs point to an impending market downturn

Stephen Vines says gold, the traditional safe haven in times of market upheaval, seems to be performing poorly despite the US-China trade war, political instability in Europe and currency depreciation in emerging markets

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A worker shows off gold foil roses, a popular Valentine’s Day gift, at a shop in Yantai, in east China’s Shandong province, in February 2016. Chinese consumers tend to have a high appetite for the noble metal. Photo: Xinhua
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