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Can gold withstand rising US rates?

Can gold withstand rising US rates?

Ben Bernanke, the former chair of the US Federal Reserve, once famously remarked that “no one really understands gold prices”. He may have a point. The market dynamics currently in play are certainly challenging for the ordinary investor. But they can be unravelled by examining the relationship between the price of gold and other assets, specifically US government bonds.

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