The yellow metal just saw its third straight week of gains after tumbling most of the year. Frank Holmes describes how gold should actually be much lower due to rising U.S. bond yields, but is instead showing resilience. Investors too are moving back into the space with inflows to ETFs backed by gold rising for three consecutive weeks. Frank also discusses how global central banks are adding to their gold reserves in an effort to diversify holdings.
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