Oil prices rose to their highest level since November 2014 faced with geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
North American gold-backed exchange traded funds saw inflows in April at the highest since September 2017.
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The price of crude oil has risen to an almost three-year high, following US President Donald Trump's unilateral decision.
Although some companies have learned to ride the waves of geopolitics quite efficiently, still in most cases political tensions only complicate the dealings of energy companies.
After 2012 sanctions, Iran gold demand crashed 65% in 3 years
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Total consumer credit rose 5.1% in the first quarter, compared to a year earlier.
U.S. dollar index taps highest level since late December
With limited upside for precious metal prices, miners are refocusing on productivity, says Nathan Flesher, who works for McKinsey's mining arm.