Nervous Euro investors loading Swiss bank vaults with cash, gold
Europe is a bizarre place right now, a continent full of both unbridled joy and unmitigated economic disaster.
So it goes, then, that even as the bright light of Euro 2012 casts a shadow on the debt woes of several key nations, nervous investors do what they can to protect themselves.
How do you do that in a time of market uncertainty, depreciating assets and general economic unease?
You take to Switzerland and fill up safety deposit boxes with gold, cash and jewellery.