May 31, 2023 - 16 min
Stay connected with the biggest global stories in business and tech. Presented by Karleen Leveille, every weekday on Curio. In today's episode... Sanctions have left Russian gold out of Western markets, enabling lesser-known companies to step in and take over. Bloomberg explains how the fate of Russia's bullion is yet another example of how the global commodities trade is changing. Then, people usually turn to foreign currency during times of trouble. But in Russia, that's no longer an option. Discover how the Ukraine war is turning Russia into a nation of gold bugs with the Financial Times.