In Q4 2018, as global stock markets experienced their worst quarter since 2009, cryptocurrencies had a prime opportunity to demonstrate qualities associated with safe havens like gold. However, cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, behaved like risky assets and fell while gold rallied.
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Against the backdrop of turbulent markets, geopolitical risk and Fed rates hikes, gold closed 2018 on a strong note, outperforming most global asset classes. World Gold Council’s Joe Cavatoni and John Reade discuss 2018 trends and explore key dynamics likely to influence gold performance in 2019.