Worldly Wealth Interactive Infographic
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In 2014, we took a look at where in the world the most gold was mined. Now, we want to take that a step further and look at which countries in the world hold the most gold reserves.
Countries hold gold as a precaution to safeguard themselves against inflation, loans, debt and economic disasters. The total gold holding globally was just under 32,000 tonnes in the summer of 2014.
So, with this in mind we want to take you around the world with our latest interactive infographic to show you which countries have the most gold.
Live Gold Spot Price in Sterling. Gold is one of the densest of all metals. It is a good conductor of heat and electricity. It is also soft and the most malleable and ductile of the elements; an ounce (31.1 grams; gold is weighed in troy ounces) can be beaten out to 187 square feet (about 17 square metres) in extremely thin sheets called gold leaf.
Live Silver Spot Price in Sterling. Silver (Ag), chemical element, a white lustrous metal valued for its decorative beauty and electrical conductivity. Silver is located in Group 11 (Ib) and Period 5 of the periodic table, between copper (Period 4) and gold (Period 6), and its physical and chemical properties are intermediate between those two metals.