Who's stockpiling gold?
Gold has long been viewed as the ultimate financial asset, and never more so than during times of uncertainty and financial crisis. While we no longer use the "gold standard" to determine the value of currencies, the precious metal is still incredibly useful. It's held by many central banks due to its immunity to political changes and economic shocks while being a "liquid asset", which means it can be converted to cash if needed.
But which countries have the most stashed away? Using the latest data from GoldHub, read on to see the 30 nations that own the most gold as of the third quarter of 2023. All dollar values in US dollars.