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Why Gold is More Than A Safe Haven Asset

By Scott Bauer for CME Group

At a Glance

  • Despite its strong ties to geopolitical events, gold is still driven by supply and demand.
  • Five countries, led by China, are responsible for most of the world’s supply

Gold, known as the safe haven asset, historically becomes more valuable during times of geopolitical turmoil. Approximately 20% of the above ground stock of gold reserv