By Trevor Chappell, AAP
Gold was the only sector to shine on the Australian share market after the UK's decision to exit the European Union poleaxed everything else.
Markets worldwide have tumbled in the wake of the uncertainty caused by Brexit but the price of gold surged and investors snapped up gold stocks on Friday.
Gold is viewed as a safe haven in times of uncertainty.
Shares in the biggest goldminer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Newcrest Mining, surged almost nine per cent on Friday.
Smaller gold stocks also made strong gains, including...