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A history of gold confiscation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Rumour has it that some major U.S. asset managers prefer to hold gold outside the country for fear of confiscation in an echo of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1933 decree.

While analysts interviewed by think such a move is very unlikely, historical precedence does exist. has created this infographic to give you some background on this not so uncommon practice.

A history of gold confiscation [INFOGRAPHIC]

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