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Posted On April 12, 2018By syafiq nubexIn Articles

USES OF GOLD

Most of us are pretty familiar with gold as jewelry, or as a solid long-term investment option. But have you wondered about the other uses of gold throughout the history of mankind? Let’s take a closer look at some of them. USES OF GOLD – CONSTRUCTION & ARCHITECTURE Perhaps the first thing that would come to mind is the usage of gold within the architecture of buildings and landmarks. From the tombs of ancient Egyptian Pharoahs; to places of worship; and even in modern architecture, a golden building (or evenRead More
I rarely write about gold these days, but the following from Reuters caught my attention.  BEIJING/SHANGHAI, March 7, China’s virtual gifting market, typically the domain of plugged-in young consumers celebrating special occasions or flirting, is luring major financial institutions keen to boost trade of another auspicious commodity: gold.  Tencent’s digital gold packets, known as “microgold”, are backed by the country’s biggest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). They allow users to send funds that track the real-time value of gold to friends over the firm’s popular messaging platform WeChat.  It’sRead More