Brexit fears prompting savers to stuff gold bars in safes at home

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By Kate Morley and Richard Dyson
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Worried savers are buying gold bars and stuffing them in safes at home, data suggests, as fears mount that a Brexit-induced financial meltdown could be just around the corner.

Google searches for the term "home safe" are running at 61 percent of the level at which they peaked in November 2008, the point of the financial crisis, and are now higher than at any point since.

Royal Mint, Britain's official producer of gold and silver coins and bars, said sales have soared by 32 percent over the past month, with customers rushing to buy sovereign and Britannia bullion coins and signature gold bars in particular. ...

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