Commodities With double-digit gains, gold beats stocks, bonds in first half of 2020 Updated : June 19, 2020 06:26 AM IST According to the World Gold Council, the first quarter 2020 jewelry demand was the lowest in over 10 years, while first-quarter investment demand was the highest since the first quarter of 2016. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.