Gold is surging , amid a sell off in stocks


gold above 1200 an ounceGold is surging.

Amid a sell off in stocks, the precious metal is spiking, rising more than 1.5% in early trade on Wednesday to above $1,200 an ounce in a classic “risk off” trade.

Bonds were also rallying, with the yield on the US 10-year note falling to 1.86% and the 30-year falling to 2.48%.

Here’s the spike in gold on Wednesday.

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