An investor’s guide to the gold market (European edition)
Published 19th December 2011
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Gold investment among European investors has undergone a dramatic shift over recent years. Demand both for gold bars and coins and gold ETFs has experienced remarkable growth, initially reflecting a ‘flight to quality’ prompted by the credit crunch and its aftermath. However, the return to gold by European investors has proved resilient as gold’s properties as an inflation hedge, a risk diversifier and a store of wealth are increasingly acknowledged.