(Mar 20): The turbulence in global financial markets – driven in part by fears over the Covid-19 outbreak and geopolitical tensions — has seen many investors seek refuge in bitcoin and gold. This has revived the debate of whether the cryptocurrency can and should replace the yellow metal as a safe-haven asset in portfolios.

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