Japanese hoarding gold as economic anxiety persist

FEATURE - While Japan has had the world's fastest-growing major stock market this year and the yen has jumped nearly 3 percent against the dollar in the last month, a small but growing number of Japanese investors are preparing for the worst and hoarding gold, reports the New York Times on Thursday.

With limits looming on bank deposit insurance, banks tottering under bad debts and the government printing money in an effort to create inflation, sales of gold are expected to come close to quadru