All posts tagged "gold"

  • (Korea Times file)
    S. Korea’s gold turnover hits record high

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s gold turnover reached an all-time high on Thursday as investors flocked to safer assets amid lingering global economic uncertainties the local bourse operator said. A total of 46,448 grams of gold bullion...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Various gold rings and bracelets are on display at a store in Seoul in this file photo. Koreans traditionally bring these as gifts for babies at their first-birthday parties. (Yonhap)
    Falling gold prices revive old tradition

    By Kim Tae-jong The tradition of giving gold rings as a first-birthday gift to infants has made a comeback because the price of the precious metal has continued on a downward spiral this year. The tradition dwindled...

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • Chinese shipping container trucks are waiting to enter North Korea. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea sells gold in sign of imminent economic collapse: source

    (Yonhap) — North Korea has begun to sell large amounts of gold to China, multiple sources familiar with North Korea affairs said Wednesday. The disposal could be an indication of an imminent economic collapse as it goes...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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