04.02.2014 - Macro issues lift gold ETFs
Following a brutal 2013 in which the major physically-backed gold exchange traded funds plunged 28.3% with two of those funds ranking among the 10 worst ETFs for annual outflows, bullion has started 2014 on much firmer footing. Last month, the yellow metal posted its best performance in five months, one of the few asset classes to start 2014 on an upbeat note. “Gold ended the first month of 2014as one of the best performing assets, gaining of 3.9% over the month. The S&P 500 declined 3.5%, the US dollar rallied and emerging markets equities as the Fed began tapering its bond purchasing program,”..............................................Full Article: Source
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