Gold outshines during 'biggest global shutdown in history'

James Baxter-Derrington
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As markets spent the past month "oblivious to the economic reality" by recovering from their precipitous falls, the clear winner over April was the archetypal 'safe haven', gold. Of the ten best performing funds for the month, eight were gold and precious metals products, with the best performing Quilter Precious Metals rising over 44%. At the other end of the scale there is less sector bias, although property and absolute return are notable constituents, with "perennial underperformer"...

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