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Japanese cash in on high gold price

Gold prices are continuing to soar around the world and people in Japan are hoping to cash in their precious metal.

Some are selling gold teeth and religious artefacts, taking advantage of the high prices.

Increasing interest in the metal among ordinary people looks set to make Japan a net exporter of gold for the sixth year in a row.

Trystan Young reports.

  • 31 Aug 2011