“A new nationwide survey revealed that the Swiss really like buying gold and rank the yellow metal second on a list of preferred investment vehicles, just after real estate.
“Gold is among Swiss people’s favorite forms of investment. The most popular one is real estate (mentioned by 53% of the interviewees), but gold comes a close second with 48%, followed by shares (30%), funds (25%) and current and savings accounts (24%). Platinum occupies ninth place, silver is in 13th place,” said the research team behind the survey, which was conducted by the University of St Gallen in cooperation with the precious metals trader philoro.”
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