The link between Hong Kong's protests and gold

While the U.S.-China trade conflict has been driving gold higher, Chen Lin said the riots in Hong Kong could also spur precious metals to new heights.Lin spoke to Kitco at the Metals Investor Forum held earlier this month. Chen Lin is a newsletter writer for CHEN's Stock Picks.Chen said Mainland China takes advantage of Hong Kong's free trade status and runs lots of products through its ports. If the U.S. revokes Hong Kong's status, it could have a big impact on trade."If China cracks down on Hong Kong, the U.S. could take back Hong Kong's free trade status. That would be a big trade barrier," said Lin. (show less)

While the U.S.-China trade conflict has been driving gold higher, Chen Lin said the riots in Hong Kong could also spur precious metals to new heights.Lin spoke to Kitco at the Metals Investor Forum held earlier this month. Chen Lin is a newsletter writer for CHEN's Stock Picks.Chen said Mainland China takes advantage of Hong Kong's free trade status and runs lots of products through its ports. If the U.S. revokes Hong Kong's status, it could have a big impact on ... (read more)

Michael McCrae

Michael McCrae

Mining Audiences and Data Intelligence Manager, Kitco News

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