15 Nov 2018 - A JP Morgan precious metals trader had pleaded guilty to spoofing and manipulation of metals prices on the futures markets and is said to be imp;licating bank senior managers and other traders of doing likewise. Is this just the tip of the iceberg.
14 Nov 2018 - The Chinese central bank has reported a zero increase in its gold reserves it reports to the IMF - for the 24th consecutive month - as its overall forex reserves slip by US$33.9 billion in Octobert. We have, in the past, expressed our doubts on the...
13 Nov 2018 - Since the U.S. midterm elections, contrary to our predictions, the dollar has gained in strength and precious metals have been falling.
08 Nov 2018 - SHARPS PIXLEY : Chinese gold demand may be slipping, but only just
05 Nov 2018 - Goldman Sachs commodities analysts are leaving their gold price forecasts unchanged, but their accuracy could well depend on the results of the U.S. midterm elections and/or Fed interest rate policy.
01 Nov 2018 - Gold has slipped back sharply this week, but does seem to be trying to recover given mixed signals from the dollar index and general equities. Also some additional thoughts on the proposed Barrick/Randgold merger.
27 Oct 2018 - Well respected economist and gold analyst Dr. Martin Murenbeeld recommends holding gold in one's portfolio, particularly at the current uncertain time.
26 Oct 2018 - As Ross Norman noted in a recent article gold has risen, sometimes quite sharply, in most other currencies than the USD. For many of the world's gold producing nations this rise has been a lifeline
25 Oct 2018 - Recent price falls have erased almost all the gains in U.S. equity markets year to date, while global stock indices are mostly all down sharply over the same period. Gold could be the major beneficiary fro a consequent reversal in sentiment.
23 Oct 2018 - This article has been corrected and updated as it contained erroneous information due to a spreadsheet error
23 Oct 2018 - We were fed incorrect data on Swiss gold exports for September which were published in an earlier article which has been taken down. A corrected version is published below.
20 Oct 2018 - Russia purchased another 1.2 million ounces (37.3 tonnes) of gold for its reserves in September meaning it has bought around the same amount in the first nine months of the current year as its average over the four years.
19 Oct 2018 - The gold price has recently been hovering mostly between $1,210 and $1,230 with the big money, which could move the price up or down, perhaps waiting on the results of the U.S. midterm elections.
17 Oct 2018 - While central bank god buying has been a positive factor in the gold demand picture over the past few years, some new players may well enhance this aspect of the supply/demand equation
15 Oct 2018 - Do some big gold deposits into the world's largest gold ETF, GLD, signify a positive change in direction for the gold price?