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The Investment Case For Gold Remains Intact: WGC

Crucially, the long-term investment case for gold is not based on short-term price movements. Gold plays a more important role in a portfolio. Drivers of gold demand respond differently to different economic conditions. Heightened systemic risk typically boosts gold’s role as an insurance asset. Economic growth boosts jewellery demand. This makes if far more than a simple commodity.

Positive Correlation Between Economic Growth And Gold Demand

Conventional wisdom holds that good economic times are bad for gold. But over the longer term, economic growth tends to be good for gold. Gold demand in India & China is closely correlated to increasing wealth. The 2008-2009 financial crisis spawned the tail-risk hedge; To protect investors from sudden, hard-to-predict market crashes.

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