N. American gold ETF inflows at highest since September 2017

ArticleChange of moneyMay 10, 2018 - 6:41:49 AM

North American gold-backed exchange traded funds saw inflows in April at the highest since September 2017.

This happened amid a strong U.S. dollar and expectations for the U.S. Federal Reserve to increase interest rates, which makes dollar-priced gold a less attractive investment since it does not draw interest.

North American gold-backed ETFs rose 43.7 tonnes worth $1.9 billion in April, a 3.4 percent increase from the month prior, the World Gold Council said on Wednesday.

European gold-backed ETF holdings increased by 27.1 tonnes worth $1.2 billion during the same period, after two consecutive months of outflows…


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