LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Chinese 2020 gold demand marking time – big annual fall forecast

08 Aug 2020 - The latest figure for Shanghai Gold Exchange gold withdrawals, which we equate with China's domestic gold demand, does not yet show any indications of a pick-up suggesting the full year figure will be lower than that for any of the past 10 years.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold:Silver Ratio coming down fast

06 Aug 2020 - The rise in gold, and especially silver, prices over the past few days has been nothing short of spectacular. Thus the price relationship between silver and gold has returned to a much more realistic level and if the momentum continues could even...

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold and silver on a tear: Gold powers through $2,000 and silver $26

05 Aug 2020 - Gold seemingly soared through the $2,000 psychological level without drawing breath, and silver through $26, with the Gold:Silver Ratio continuing to come down. While there could be a correction, both metals seem to have much going for them looking ahead

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: An excellent week and month for gold and silver

04 Aug 2020 - Last week saw gold and silver move sharply higher and retain these increases into the beginning of the current week. Could £2,000 gold and $25 silver be close at hand?

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Swiss gold imports and exports guide to the new reality

25 Jul 2020 - The latest gold import and export figures from Switzerland provide an extremely interesting sign of what is for the time being the new normal in global gold flows - initially from West to East, and no, it seems, vice versa.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold and silver booming as Robinhooders start to pile in

23 Jul 2020 - The rise of the Robinhood.com platform in the U.S. has been quite a phenomenon and may well be partly responsible for the recent strong equity performance there. It is now becoming apparent that these investors may be moving into precious metals ETFs...

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Is silver heading for $25 or higher soon?

22 Jul 2020 - The silver price seems to be seeing a major upwards correction as it comes back into favour as a positive investment asset class and with the Gold:Silver Ratio coming down fast. Where is it now headed?

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: High-Ho Silver – perhaps not before time

21 Jul 2020 - The silver price at last seems to be making a move with the Gold:Silver Ratio falling back below 90 - still a historically high level, though.. Can the momentum be maintained as the gold price also continues its upwards path?

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Murenbeeld decidedly bullish on gold

19 Jul 2020 - Murenbeeld & Co. usually one of the more conservative gold forecasters, sees som distinctly positive signs for the metals likely price movements for the remainder of the current year and beyond.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Take-downs not diminishing gold and silver investment interest

18 Jul 2020 - Gold and silver resilient despite attempts to force them lower, meanwhile latest Murenbeeld forecasts very positive. Silver showing more potential and precious metals mining equities should perform particularly well as general equities vulnerable

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold and silver to trump 'howling mad' stock gains

14 Jul 2020 - U.S. equities have seen spactacular gains, in Q2 despite it recording the worst economic performance ever. Stick to gold and silver and their respective ETFs and equities to survive the inevitable crash!

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold takes a bit of breather while silver ETF flows enormous

11 Jul 2020 - Gold was held down to just below $1,800 by the end of the past week after spending much of the period above that level. Gold stocks should be performing well at this gold price level, while silver has seen absolutely enormous inflows into the major ETFs

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Chinese gold demand beginning to pick up again?

09 Jul 2020 - Latest figure on gold withdrawals from the Shanghai Gold Exchange show an improvement on the previous month's figures but it may be yet too early to say if the latest increase is yet a sign of a true Chinese gold demand pickup.

Lawrence Williams

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Metals Focus predicts $20 silver this year

08 Jul 2020 - London precious metals consultancy Metals Focus is predicting silver moving up through $20 this year. With the Gold:Silver Ratio coming down, albeit very slowly, this could even prove to be a conservative prediction.

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LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold continues to flood into ETFs boosting price

08 Jul 2020 - The latest report out of the World Gold Council shows that inflows into global gold ETFs in the first half of 2020 alone have already exceeded previous full year records as COVID-19 continues to impact the global economy.

Lawrence Williams