People flock to buy gold on God of Wealth Day
Numerous people in Hanoi and HCM City queued up on the early morning of February 6 in front of gold shops to buy gold on God of Wealth Day which falls on the tenth day of the Lunar New Year.
Many Hanoians line up before 5am at gold shops on Tran Nhan Tong street
Huong from Vinh Tuy District, together with her 15-month-old child, lined up from 5a.m.
Originating in China, the God of Wealth Day has become popular in Vietnam over the last three years. People pouring into gold shops on this day have brought in huge revenues for domestic jewelry companies
At 9am, many shops atTran Nhan Tong street are crowed with customers
Crowded DOJI gold shop at Xa Dan street.
Gold-plated roosters are much sought after by most customers.
According to economic experts, customers should carefully choose gold products on God of Wealth Day
This year, some gold shops have accepted prepayment to avoid long waits and overload.
Many people still prefer to pay in cash on the God of Wealth Day in the hope of getting good luck and prosperity in the New Year.