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Precious metal that may be bought and sold for investment. Most types of bullion are at least 99.9% pure. Bullion is a commodity that investors may use as a hedge against recession and inflation. Thus, while it is volatile like most commodities, it always maintains a relatively high value.
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Refined gold or silver in bulk (that is, ingots) rather than in the form of coins.
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bullionprecious metals such as GOLD, silver, platinum, etc., which are traded commercially in the form of bars and coins for investment purposes, and which are used to produce jewellery and as industrial base metals.
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bullionprecious metals, such as GOLD, silver, platinum, etc., that are traded commercially in the form of bars and coins for investment purposes and are used to produce jewellery and as industrial base metals. Some items of bullion, gold in particular, are held by CENTRAL BANKS and are used as INTERNATIONAL RESERVES to finance balance of payments imbalances.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005