The political dithering in the US and the eurozone triggered market turmoil and has driven the safe haven of gold to record levels, peaking above $1,800 last week. David Wilson, director of metals research at Société Générale, predicts uncertainty could push the yellow metal above $2,000 this year. But when stability returns he does not expect a price collapse.
Produced by Darryl Thomson. Filmed by Rod Fitzgerald and James MacDonald.