Gold, the original liquid alternative

Gold is one of the oldest financial instruments, dating back thousands of years. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - A lot can change in a year. As global economies begin to reopen in response to wider vaccine distribution, risk assets continue to take centre stage among many investor discussions.

However, amid this continued bullish sentiment lies a backdrop of certain rising risks - stretched equity market valuations and bond yields remaining below inflation - that have created a potential asymmetrical return profile.

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