Pawnbroker reports strong demand

AOL Money Staff
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Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond has said continued high demand for short-term cash and a strong gold price were continuing to boost its operations.

The group, which has 169 stores and 38 gold buying "pop-up" shops, said it traded well in the four months to the end of October as more hard-up households pawned or sold jewellery in return for loans or cash.