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A surprise move by the Swiss National Bank has shocked the financial markets, and caused gold prices to increase. PLUS: Global gold demand is expected to increase 15% in 2015, and one esteemed gold broker offers his take on the future for gold and silver. Read it all here.

Every week, Your News to Know delivers you the latest news stories about the economy and the gold market. Stories this week include: The West jacks up gold prices by printing more paper money, more and more European nations say they want their gold back from the United States, and India eases gold import restrictions boosting wedding demand for the metal. Get all the details here.

As Switzerland prepares to vote on a referendum this month to decide whether the Swiss National Bank should hold 20 percent of its reserves in gold, gold bulls have flagged the vote as stimulating for the precious metal’s price while economists and policy makers have warned that a “Yes” would have bad consequences for the Swiss economy. See why the Swiss people what their gold back.