Goldhub blog: Posts tagged with "equities"
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.
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.