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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Precious metals performing positively – pgms in front.

Jan 14, 2018

Precious metals prices have got off to a good start in the first two weeks of the year with pgms leading the way,

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold on a tear as dollar weakens - silver being left behind

Jan 13, 2018

The gold price has just had a strong week - at least in US dollar terms, but silver has been left behind a bit, although did make something of a late run.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: China gold reserve increases – back to the bad old days

Jan 08, 2018

China has once again reported a zero increase in its official gold reserve meaning it appears not to have raised its gold reserve level ever since its currency became part of the IMF's SDR basket in October last year.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: China’s 2017 Gold Demand back over 2,000 tonnes

Jan 05, 2018

Full year figures published by China's Shanghai Gold Exchange put 2017 gold withdrawals back over 2,000 tonnes after falling below this level in 2016. The SGE withdrawals are probably the best indicator of changes in the country's overall gold demand.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Metals Focus' precious metals predictions for 2018

Jan 04, 2018

A review of major precious metals consultancy Metals Focus' expectations for precious metals prices in the current year.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold and silver continue rising as dollar and bitcoin slip

Jan 02, 2018

Opening trading in Asia and Europe in the New Year has seen both gold and silver pick up pace. Will this positive movement survive the opening of North American markets?

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Dollar being allowed to fall; Gold up; Silver disappoints so far

Dec 29, 2017

So far the final day of precious metals trading ahead of the New Year is proving distinctly positive for most of the precious metals, but how things will play out in 2018 remains uncertainly positive!

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Precious metals price predictions for 2018 – gold, silver, pgms

Dec 28, 2017

Price forecasts for gold, silver, platinum and palladium for the year ahead.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Precious metals price predictions for 2018 – gold, silver, pgms

Dec 28, 2017

Price forecasts for gold, silver, platinum and palladium for the year ahead.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Swiss Gold Exports – Mainland China Top Dog again

Dec 22, 2017

November's Swiss gold exports see the continuing flow of bullion from West to East and sees mainland China return to being the top destination for the Swiss re-refined gold that month.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold and silver edge up as bitcoin tanks

Dec 22, 2017

The last trading day before the Christmas Holiday has seen bitcoin tank and gold and silver pick up. Will it last?

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Russia upping the ante in its gold reserve increases

Dec 21, 2017

Russia has announced it has added another 29 tonnes to its gold reserves in November making 2017 already a record year for its Central Bank gold reserve increases - with another month to go before the year end!

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: 2018 gold price forecasts - Murenbeeld and World Gold Council

Dec 16, 2017

The latest annual gold price forecast from Dr. Martin Murenbeeld is conservatively positive but may well still disappoint the gold bulls out there.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Palladium outperforming platinum – but for how long?

Dec 15, 2017

With palladium at a 14% premium over platinum we ask how long such a price differential can persist. We do not think it is sustainable and view the ultra-long term future for pgm prices as bleak anyway.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold facing severe headwinds despite overvalued dollar – Murenbeeld

Dec 09, 2017

One of the most influential and impartial gold price forecasters, Dr Martin Murenbeeld, sees difficult times ahead for the gold price short term unless the dollar index is engineered downwards by the U.S. Administration.

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