Gold and currency: How is it related?


Vivek Kaul

Economist & Author

24 Jan 2020

#SpeakingOfGold with Vivek Kaul - In a world where governments can print any amount of money they deem fit, there are many examples, like Zimbabwe, where hyperinflation became a reality. Economist Vivek Kaul traces the history of such inflationary tendencies back to World War I (fought in 1914) when the connect between money and gold first broke down.