Flood myths are common to human culture. Swollen rivers, tidal storms, and tsunamis make their appearance frequently in literature. But Hurricane Sandy has shifted the discussion from storytelling to reality.
Early next month thousands of delegates will converge on Cape Town to participate in one of the world's most important mining capital formation and distribution processes - Investing in African Mining Indaba.
Given that the crisis shows no signs of abating any time soon, with concerns shifting from Ireland and Greece to Belgium, Portugal and Spain, gold will likely continue to receive safe haven demand for the foreseeable future.