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Gold Market Mulling Blockchain for $200 Billion of Supply

  • Tech may prevent spread of conflict minerals, money laundering
  • Bullion joins commodities from oil to tomatoes in ledger push
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Gold is going digital.

Blockchain technology may help keep track of the roughly $200 billion of the precious metal dug from remote mines, traded by middlemen and melted down by recyclers that’s sold each year to buyers scattered around the world.