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* Date : 2020-09-01
Korea finds itself at a crossroads, with local health authorities saying the next few days will be a make-or-break moment for the country’s handling of the latest COVID-19 outbreak. Enhanced level 2 social distancing measures are already in effect for the capital region, and while level 3 guidelines remain an option, the government appears to be taking a wait-and-see approach for the time being. Can stringent disease prevention measures co-exist with the normal functioning of an economy, or are they mutually exclusive? We sit down with our panel of experts in hopes of answering these questions and more.
Elsewhere, gold prices are hovering just below record-high levels seen in early-August, with the worsening COVID-19 pandemic continuing to fuel safe haven demand. We look deeper into the price forecast for the precious metal under the looming shadow of economic uncertainties brought on by COVID-19.