Turks keep buying gold at record pace as lira plummets
“A year of crisis for the lira has kept Turks buying gold at a record pace. Now the appetite for more bullion risks becoming a drag on the currency just as a rally struggles to regain momentum.”
USAGOLD note: Below is a picture of what happens to the price of gold when a nation-state allows or forces its currency to deteriorate. And some are astonished when the population flees to gold?
Turkish lira in U.S. dollars
Gold in Turkish lira
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Repost from 11-29-2020