Gold's haven qualities have come back in focus this year amid rising geopolitical tensions, with record-high prices seen aiding M&A deals. Photo: Bloomberg
Gold rally spurs M&A deals as marginal mines become viable again
  • Global M&As involving gold miners jumped five-fold in the first six months to 279 from a year earlier, according to data compiled by Refinitiv
  • Political tensions with western governments are forcing Chinese miners to look at targets in Africa, Central Asia and South America, law firm says
30 Jul 2020 - 10:39PM