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Gold prices rise as investors look for safe haven

The price of gold rises as investors get jitters over coronavirus and US-China tensions

The price of gold rises as investors get jitters over the coronavirus pandemic and worsening US-China tensions. We also hear how rare earth minerals, key to most of our high tech products, might be caught in the geopolitics too. Brands with racially problematic histories have been called out during the Black Lives Matter protests – and an Australian cheese is now changing its name to disassociate from racist connotations. We hear why it's taken so long for the brand to drop the name from aboriginal activist Sam Cook. Plus, why there's a coin shortage in the US and why wool prices are falling around the world. We discuss all this live with Sarah Knight, station manager at ABC Radio Perth.

(Image: Gold bullion bars. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Sat 25 Jul 2020 00:06GMT

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  • Sat 25 Jul 2020 00:06GMT

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