In January, flows to North American and European gold ETFs were positive while investors in Asia and other regions departed gold funds, according to the WGC.

Year-to-date, investors have added over $836 million in new assets to IAU. Amid the recent volatility in global equity markets, the dollar has rallied modestly, sending gold prices to a one-month low.

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Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of GLD.