LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Is gold poised for takeoff?

23 Apr 2019 - Many of the factors which would suggest a significan boost in the gold price in the short to medium term seem to be falling into place.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: : Russia keeps up the gold buying pace

22 Apr 2019 - The Russian central bank added another 18.7 tonnes of gold to its forex reserves in March, consolidating its position as the world's fifth largest national holder of gold, and on track to become No.3 among nations within 12 months.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold price outlook - $1,374 year-end - Murenbeeld

13 Apr 2019 - The latest set of gold price forecasts from Martin Murenbeeld, one of the most respected gold analysts out there, put gold at around $1,374 at the year end and rising further in 2020

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: China gold demand marginally up so far this year

11 Apr 2019 - Latest figures out of the Shanghai Gold Exchange show a good pick up in gold withdrawals in March suggesting that the country's gold demand is holding up well.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Chinese central bank adds 11.2 tonnes of gold in March (now corrected)

08 Apr 2019 - The Chinese central bank has announced it has added 11.2 tonnes of gold to its reserves in March thus helping maintain the high levels of official purchases we have been seeing over the past two years.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Take out from Metals Focus’ Gold presentation

04 Apr 2019 - Consultancy Metals Focus, which inter alia provides data for World Gold Council reports and analyses, was first out of the blocks with its detailed report on gold supply and demand last year. The report's highlights are detailed here.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: World top 20 gold mining companies and mines 2018 - Metals Focus

02 Apr 2019 - In our second installment incorporating data in the new Metals Focus Gold Focus 2019 publication we look at the world's largest mining companies and biggest mines by gold production.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Own gold – fiat currencies are potentially worthless

01 Apr 2019 - According to Michael Lewitt's excellent, but controversial, Credit Strategist the economy and currencies are due for a major crash and gold and other tangible assets are the only means of protecting wealth against inevitable financial collapse

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: World top 20 gold mining nations 2018 - Peak gold remains elusive

01 Apr 2019 - Metals Focus has published its Gold Focus 2019 analysis and as well as giving us indicators for gold's likely price performance this year also gives its estimates of country-by-country gold output.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Palladium hammered as car sales continue to fall

29 Mar 2019 - Although virtually all precious metals saw a sharp price downturn yesterday in the light of an advancing dollar, palladium was hit hardest in the light of falling auto sales and rising EV take-up.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold - A metal for all currencies

28 Mar 2019 - An updated table of gold's performance in a whole range of major currencies shows that the yellow metal has been one of the best performing asset classes so far this Century.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold rises as global equities see red.

26 Mar 2019 - The gold price picked up Friday and into the weekend as equities tanked, but is off a few dollars today due to profit taking and a nervous recovery in the stock markets.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Russia back on gold reserve track. Adds another million.oz

21 Mar 2019 - The Russian central bank has announced adding another million ounces (31.1 tonnes) of gold to its forex reserves in February putting it on track to overtake France as the world's No. 4 holder by around the year end

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: U.S. Fed statement gives gold a boost

21 Mar 2019 - The gold price fell ahead of Jerome Powell's statement post yesterday's FOMC meeting, but shot up once his words were analysed and it was confirmed that the Fed was unlikely to raise interest rates in 2019

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Palladium and Rhodium prices soar on strong fundamentals

20 Mar 2019 - Palladium hit a high point of over $1,600 an ounce yesterday while the rhodium price is over $3,000. Supply deficits for these two key metals for petrol (gasoline) engine exhaust pollution control catalysts are driving prices ever higher. Will this...

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