The latest “safe haven” for investors appears to be, once again, gold. But this time, the avenue they’re taking to get the bullion into their portfolios is the exchange-traded fund.

BlackRock, the nation’s largest exchange-traded fund purveyor, said Wednesday that exchange-traded funds that invest in gold generated $4.8 billion in net new assets in November. That meant gold outperformed any other category of ETF, including fund that invest in bonds or stocks.

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