These ETFs aim to provide a ‘safe harbour’

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Most precious-metal stocks dropped, along with stock markets, in March 2020. They then quickly reversed that trend to soar for investors. The extra burst reflects investor fears about many things, including stock market volatility because of COVID-19 and the length and depth of the resulting economic slowdown. For many investors, gold and silver represents a “safe harbour” in these turbulent times. That’s reflected in the sharp price jumps we continue to see for those precious metals. We expect gold and silver-loving markets in Asia and other emerging markets to rebound after the coronavirus. That should further spur gold and silver purchases, taking precious-metal stocks even higher. What’s more, if inflation rises over the next few years as a result of the trillions of dollar that governments have spent to counter the impact of COVID-19, these stocks will attract new interest. We think top gold and silver stocks have much more growth to offer savvy investors. The following ETFs let you tap that growth through top-quality…

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