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Chinese ATMs Dispense Gold Bars

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Chinese ATMs Dispense Gold Bars

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Chinese ATMs Dispense Gold Bars

Chinese ATMs Dispense Gold Bars

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Recently unveiled, the new ATMs shell out bars of gold in different weights and shapes. Gold is a popular investment in China, and there are plans to introduce 2,000 of the machines. Each can hold more than 440 lbs. of gold.

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