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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).


LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold would be a great gift this festive season

14 Dec 2015 - Gold is associated with gifting throughout a huge swathe of the world, so consider it as a gift for your loved ones this festive season. And with its great fundamentals it could very much be the gift which keeps on giving

CHINA: SGE Gold withdrawals head for huge new record year

11 Dec 2015 - Physical gold withdrawals from the Shanghai Gold exchange this year look to be heading for a new record level a massive 400 tonnes higher than in the prvious record year - 2013.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Why Has Gold Price Been So Depressed. Nobody Cares.

09 Dec 2015 - Gold has almost fallen totally out of favour as an investment asset in the West. Should this perception change even a little there could be a dramatic increase in price.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: 2016 Outlook for Gold and Industrial Metals

08 Dec 2015 - Gold and industrial metals may already be at their nadirs, or very close, so next year could see

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: China, the SDR and gold. Eroding dollar hegemony.

07 Dec 2015 - The Chinese yuan's inclusion in the SDR is almost certainly not the non-event that U.S.-government friendly economists would have us believe,

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: 2016 a crunch year for physical gold supply

04 Dec 2015 - With Chinese and Indian demand for physical gold remaining strong and major available gold stocks declining fast, 2016 could be a crunch year in the supply/demand equation.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: India won’t replace China as top resources consumer

03 Dec 2015 - An enormous difference in philosophy between India and China suggests that the former cannot replace China as the main resources sector driver in the medium to long term - if ever.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: COMEX is fiction; a casino for paper gold – Hathaway

01 Dec 2015 - Top gold portfolio fund manager, John Hathaway, had some harsh things to say about the enormous volume of paper gold trades on COMEX and the effects of these on the gold price.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Gold nears $1050. Could go lower on Fed interest rates move.

30 Nov 2015 - There is now a consensus that the U.S. Fed will start to raise interest rates next month. What will the effects be on the gold price?

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Asian gold demand soars in 2015 yet price still falls

27 Nov 2015 - Both China and India appear to be seeing big surges in gold demand, but still the gold price falters.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: The falls and rises in Chinese gold imports

26 Nov 2015 - An analysis of the true Chinese gold demand situation as represented by known gold flows.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: So what will gold do next year?

24 Nov 2015 - With the year end approaching we take a look at what mightbe in store for the precious metal in 2016.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Russia buys more gold in October and SGE deliveries remain very positive

21 Nov 2015 - The Russian central bank increased its gold reserves by a further18.7 tonnes in October while SGE gold withdrawals are now running 374 tonnes higher than at the same time in the frecord 2013 year.

LAWRIE WILLIAMS: Physical gold demand extremely strong – central bank and retail

17 Nov 2015 - Central Bank gold demand and retail demand both appear to be running high somewhat contradicting gold's price performance

LAWRIE WILLIAMS:China gold demand already passes 2013 annual record.

14 Nov 2015 - China's gold demand year to date as expressed by SGE gold withdrawals has already surpassed the full year 2013 record.

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