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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold price: Latest bomb test could see fireworks next week

03 Sep 2017 - The latest North Korean H-bomb test and the claim it can fit nuclear warheads to its ICBMs represents a serious escalation in the confontation with the U.S. and could have a serious positive impact on the gold market when it re-opens next week.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: $5,000 gold – then $10,000. Gold bulls sing from same songbook

01 Sep 2017 - Some big names are predicting $10,000 gold. Do they have a point? Yes - over time.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold surges as Kim ups provocation

29 Aug 2017 - North Korea has launched a ballistic missile on test which apparently overflew Japan to land in the Pacific Ocean. This will be considered yet another provocative act by the U.S. Administration and the gold price moved upwards accordingly.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Australian gold output a whisker under 300 t/y, but royalty threat looms

28 Aug 2017 - Had it not been for a poor June quarter from Newcrest's Cadia East mine, Australian annual gold production for the 2016/17 financial year would have comfortably exceeded 300 tonnes.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Even another flash crash can’t keep gold price down

28 Aug 2017 - The flash crash following the 'mysterious' trade of 2 million gold ounces on Friday was shortlived indeed and could presage the long-awaited take off in the gold price.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold ends the week above $1,290 after Yellen and Draghi statements

26 Aug 2017 - Somewhat anodyne statements from Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi at Jackson Hole see the Dollar fall, Euro rise and gold end the week at above $1,290

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: July Swiss gold exports: Turkey and India top the list

23 Aug 2017 - The latest announcement of Swiss gold exports for July has Turkey as the No.1 recipient that month with India in second place.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Russian CB adds 12.4 tonnes to its gold reserves in July

20 Aug 2017 - The Russian central bank continues to report monthly additions to its gold reserves - around 70% of its domestic gold production has gone into its reserves so far this year.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold breaches $1,300 but immediately knocked back down

20 Aug 2017 - As many had forecast, the gold price did breach $1,300 on Friday, but was rapidly knocked back down to earth ending the day back below where it had started.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold taking another tilt at $1,300

17 Aug 2017 - The release of the latest set of minutes from the August FOMC meeting are being seen as an indicator that the Fed may not implement another interest rate increase this year and gold has been benefiting accordingly.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold - Rhetoric and U.S. economy calling the price

14 Aug 2017 - Will the U.S.- North Korean militaristic rhetoric continue and lead to a shooting war? What is the likely impact on the gold price as the northern holiday season draws to a close?

Lawrence Williams


14 Aug 2017 - An update and rewrite of a recent article using the theme from Chumbawumba's Tubthumping as an analogy for recent activity in the pricing performance of gold which seemingly gets 'knocked down' but gets up again.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Tubthumping gold

09 Aug 2017 - Gold has seen a succession of sharp price falls, followed by a recovery which reminds the writer of the refrain from the 1990s hit record by Chumbawumba entitled 'Tubthumping'.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Chinese gold reserves: Playing the old game

09 Aug 2017 - China has now reported a zero increase in its gold reserves ever since the yuan has officially become a constituent part of the SDR. Has it reverted to only reporting gold reserve increases at five or six year intervals?

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Is there a pattern to Russia’s central bank gold purchases?

05 Aug 2017 - There seems to be a distinct target number appearing in Russian central bank gold additions.

Lawrence Williams

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