Potential investors will require a $5,000 minimum investment with subsequent investments of $1,000.

“Still-heightened levels of uncertainty boosted investment across Western markets,” according to the World Gold Council.

“A ‘perfect storm’ of conditions in the gold market this year has pushed investment to historic levels,” the WGC added.

SEE MORE: Record Investment Demand for Gold ETFs

According to the World Gold Council, over the first-half of the year, investment demand for gol  hit 1,063.9 metric tons, or up 16% from the previous first-half-of-the-year record in 2009, and accounted for almost half of the overall gold demand for the first six months of 2016.

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