Molten gold pours from a crucible into a 400 ounce gold bar mould during the semi-automated gold bar manufacturing process at a precious metal refinery near Mendrisio. (Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg)

Gold Rally Sucks Investors Into ETFs on Dollar Tailwind: Chart

Gold Rally Sucks Investors Into ETFs on Dollar Tailwind: Chart

(Bloomberg) -- Global holdings in gold exchange-traded funds soared to the highest level since 2013 as investors got behind a rally in the metal. Most of the inflows were into SPDR Gold Shares, a U.S.-based ETF favored by money managers with a short-term view for its relatively high liquidity and narrow bid-offer spread. Gold has jumped 2.4 percent this year, touching the highest price in four months, as the dollar fell, Chinese consumers stocked up for the Lunar New Year and signs of global inflation picked up.

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