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The Return of Volatility: Good News for Gold Investors

Annie Gilroy
The Return of Volatility: Good News for Gold Investors

On March 23, 2018, gold futures hit a two-year high. Gold spot prices also rose 3.3% in the week ended March 23—the largest weekly gain since April 2016. The most recent spike in gold prices came after President Trump announced that the US government is considering import tariffs on $60.0 billion in imports from China. China also warned of $3.0 billion in retaliatory tariffs.