While some question the fundamental strength of global gold demand today, given the collapse of...

|By:, SA News Editor

While some question the fundamental strength of global gold demand today, given the collapse of Indian gold buying since the financial crisis broke, Adrian Ash says Chinese private demand is picking up the slack in a hurry. And given "gold's quasi-religious and auspicious appeal in Chinese culture," the trend is likely to continue. (ETF: GLD)