Mar 23, 2018
Switzerland exported no less than 67 tonnes of gold directly to mainland China in February, dwarfing amounts exported to India and Hong Kong that month
Mar 21, 2018
According to the latest updated figures from the Russian central bank, the nation added 24.88 tonnes of gold to its forex reserves in February.
Mar 21, 2018
While some confrontational geopolitical issues may have eased and have reduced the safe haven aspects of gold investment, a global trade war may be on the horizon which could impact gold positively for the foreseeable future.
Mar 19, 2018
As the FOMC meeting, and accompanying rate increase decision approaches gold is, yet again, seeing a degree of weakness, but with both equities and bonds looking vulnerable we don't see the U.S. Fed pushing for more rate rises and gold, and the other...
Mar 16, 2018
The latest edition of the always thought-provoking newsletter - Things that make you go hmm... - takes a look at U.S. Fed policies and their likely effect on markets and investment suggestions to avoid Fed-generated pitfalls.
Mar 15, 2018
2017 may well prove to be the year of peak gold production, but any near-term downturn is likely to be very small indeed in percentage terms and may thus prove to be something of an irrelevance in near term gold price performance.
Mar 12, 2018
China has once again reported a zero increase in its national gold holdings as reported to the IMF in February and once again we find this figure difficult to believe.
Mar 08, 2018
Top independent precious metals consultancy, Metals Focus, sees Chinese consumer demand for gold in a positive light this year
Mar 06, 2018
China's SGE gold withdrawals for February are marginally down on 2017 but this will primarily be due to the mid-month timing of the Chinese New Year. It occurred in late January last year.
Mar 04, 2018
Although global gold output is estimated to have risen marginally in 2017 the increase was so small that Peak Gold is probably already with us. Australia is one country which saw gold production rise in 2017 - to the highest level since 1999.
Feb 28, 2018
A positive view on gold's fundamentals as demand, particularly in Asia, remains positive and new mined production may just be beginning to fall.
Feb 27, 2018
The latest Metals Focus Newsletter sees the German court decision to allow two cities to ban older diesel vehicles from polluted areas as yet another headwind for platinum
Feb 23, 2018
Latest gold export figures from Switzerland for January show Chinese demand still running strong
Feb 21, 2018
Russia has added another 18.7 tonnes of gold to its reserves in January which puts it ahead of China as the world's fifth largest national gold holder - but is it in reality?
Feb 20, 2018
The Chinese are off on their New Year holidays which gives the precious metals bears additional opportunity to influence the markets.
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