Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed Central bank purchases.
Beijing is the largest holder and buyer of the US Treasury securities despite the two countries being engaged in a spiral of mutual trade restrictions.
Argentina's central bank has raised interest rates for the third time in eight days as the country's currency, the peso, continues to fall sharply.
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