Investors rush for ‘safe havens’ as markets go into turmoil

UK’s borrowing costs hit record low Gold rises to 12-month high FTSE loses £35bn as index falls 2.4pc

ByMehreen Khan and Tara Cunningham

PANIC-STRICKEN investors sought out the shelter of haven assets last week as world markets were gripped by several days of tumult. Money poured into the safest government debt on Thursday, pushing down borrowing costs in Britain to their lowest...

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