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Lawrence Williams

Lawrence (Lawrie) Williams is a well known London-based writer and commentator on financial and political subjects, but specialising in precious metals news and commentary. He is a qualified and experienced mining engineer having graduated in mining engineering from The Royal School of Mines, a constituent college of Imperial College, London – recently described as the World’s No. 2 University (after MIT).

e: lawrie.williams@sharpspixley.com

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Peak Gold: Not there yet! – CPM Group

26 Mar 2017 - Contrary to the opinions of dome observers, the detailed analysis of global gold output by Jeff Christian and the CPM Group suggests we will not be at 'peak' or 'peaking' gold for another year

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Swiss gold exports to India top the table in February

23 Mar 2017 - In confirmation that gold demand is beginning to pick up again in India, gold imports from Switzerland in February topped the list of Swiss gold importing nations.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Russia adds another 9.33 tonnes to its gold reserves in February

21 Mar 2017 - The Russian central bank reports that it continued to add to its gold reserves in February, but at a far lower rate than in the previous month

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Lies, Damn Lies, Fake News, Fake Views and Gold

20 Mar 2017 - According to Grant Williams much of today's statistical data on which the US Fed in particular relies on to make its decisions has been manipulated to make it impossible to compare with the past.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: PDAC Take-Away. Optimism for gold and mining in general

20 Mar 2017 - There was an optimistic tone at this year's PDAC Convention, with attendee numbers up on a year ago Gold remains the principal driver behind junior mining and exploration activity

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Cautious Fed sees gold, silver and global equities rise, dollar fall

16 Mar 2017 - Gold and the dollar seem to have both reacted counter-intuitively to the US Fed's decision to raise interest rates by a conservative 25 basis points again.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold holding up well as day of reckoning approaches

14 Mar 2017 - Gold and silver appear to have stabilised ahead of this week's FOMC meeting which is expected to result in a small rise in US interest rates

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: China's SGE gold withdrawals strengthen ytd

08 Mar 2017 - Gold withdrawals out of the Shanghai Gold Exchange stronger year to date than in 2016 but still down on the record 2015 year

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Russia’s gold reserves could overtake China’s this year

07 Mar 2017 - With the Russian central bank adding to its gold reserves big time and China's telling us it's keeping theirs unchanged, Russia's official gold reserves could soon overtake those of China in volume!

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold, the dollar and the Fed. Fortunes made and lost?

04 Mar 2017 - The latest series of hawkish forecasts on a probable March interest rate rise could have given anyone with foreknowledge the opportunity to make enormous monetary gains.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold and silver holed by the Fed – again

03 Mar 2017 - The odds of the US Fed implementing a rate increase as early as the March FOMC meeting in 2 weeks' time have increased to over 80% with gold and silver prices suffering accordingly.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold price knocked on renewed talk of March Fed rate rise

01 Mar 2017 - President Trumps address to Congress, and perhaps even more so statements by US Fed officials, saw the gold price drop more that $10

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Australia’s 2016 Gold Output Highest This Century

26 Feb 2017 - Australian gold output goes from strength to strength and has reached its highest level since 1999 according to the latest analysis from specialist consultancy, Surbiton Associates

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Over 80% of Switzerland January gold exports headed to Asia and Middle East

25 Feb 2017 - Latest Swiss gold export figures seemore than 80% of Swiss gold exports heading east

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold cuts through $1,250 level, silver through $18

24 Feb 2017 - Gold appeared to make a decisive break up through the psychological $1,250 barrier this morning and silver through $18.

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