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Post-Brexit glimmer

Gold, silver prices surge on safe-haven demand, dovish U.S. Fed policy

Though it will likely take years for Britain to fully disengage itself from the European Union, if it does at all, the implications of the Brexit vote was enough to hurdle gold through US$1,300 per troy ounce. Up nearly US$300/oz. since the start of 2016, the safe-haven metal is making strides towards testing the US$1,400/oz. threshold.

Robin Bhar, head of metals research at Societe Generale, a Fr...


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