19 Jan 2016 - Figure from the Chinese Gold Association's yearbook shows China's gold demand is virtually identical to SGE withdrawal figures, hugely contradicting WGC estimates.
17 Jan 2016 - The announced figure for Week 1 SGE gold withdrawals was so enormous that observers feel it may have been a mistake. But if not ....
14 Jan 2016 - While long term prospects for palladium look bullish, things could still get worse before they get better
13 Jan 2016 - Those who follow the Gold:Silver Ratio in expectation that it will come back to the historical 16 level will likely be disappointed. The ratio could drop, but will take a mega run up in the gold price if it is to do so.
11 Jan 2016 - We may be seeing the beginnings of a change in investor sentiment towards gold as equities markets remain fragile and global geopolitical uncertainties abound.
08 Jan 2016 - China's full 2015 year SGE gold withdrawals have come out at 2,596.4 tonnes, 19% higher than the previous record achieved in 2013.
06 Jan 2016 - Not even one week into the New Year and three unanticipated geopolitical and financial events have disrupted markets and boosted gold.
04 Jan 2016 - As 2016 starts with more geopolitical instability, it should be recognised that gold mine production has not been falling and currency movements have meant miners have not been suffering nearly as much from the gold price fall in USD as analysts have...
04 Jan 2016 - The first full trading day in 2016 has seen markets fall and gold rise on fallout from a 7% downturn on the Shanghai market and increased Middle East tensions due to the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.
29 Dec 2015 - Conflicting media headlines on China's gold imports from Hong Kong can give a misleading impression of what is actually happening with Chinese gold imports.
24 Dec 2015 - A look at the relative performances of gold, silver, platinum and palladium in 2015
22 Dec 2015 - Portents for 2016, according to a number of well-respected observers - are beginning to look decidedly scary. Will this turn the investment sector back into buying gold and silver?
20 Dec 2015 - The Russian central bank has been continuing its gold buying spree increasing its holdings by around 22 tonnes, while China's SGE sees physical gold continuing to be withdrawn at a strong level
18 Dec 2015 - An initial jump in the gold price following the U.S. Fed's decision to start raising interest rates, did not last with gold coming down to the $1050 level as the dollar rose.
16 Dec 2015 - A view of what is going on in the Chinese gold sector following on from the China Mining Conference in Tianjin.