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Reasons We Remain Bullish On Gold

May 06, 2021 2:34 PM ET1 Comment
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  • In April, gold prices edged higher as markets began to normalize and traditional sources of demand such as jewelry began to recover.
  • Aside from traditional currency effects, gold market analysts speculate that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies might be replacing gold in some investors' minds as an inflation hedge.
  • Gold has had a very low correlation with other asset classes over time, but gold industry equities have remained fairly closely correlated to gold bullion price trends.

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By Steve Land, Vice President, Research Analyst Portfolio Manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund Franklin Equity Group

While gold is valued for a variety of reasons, the uncertainty and economic fallout tied

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