Gold may have set a new record, but the advance of precious metals is far from over.
In the past two years, almost no asset class has outperformed gold. But what drives the price of gold, and does the recent correction in the all-time highs offer a chance to buy?
Gold has been used over the ages as a means of payment. But even today, this precious metal is used by nervous investors , especially when they expect volatile times or a significant depreciation of their currency.