03 Feb 2016 - After around 20 years of continuing domestic gold output growth China's gold production fell by 0.4% in 2015 according to latest figures from the China Gold Association.
01 Feb 2016 - The latest statistical analysis from precious metals consultancy GFMS shows global gold output beginning to turn down at last - a trend which is expected to continue
28 Jan 2016 - Mainstream consultancy Chinese consumption figures hugely understate the amount of gold which China is actually absorbing.
26 Jan 2016 - Contrary to accepted theory, although the US dollar has risen since the Fed increased rates last month, the gold price has risen too, while equities have suffered.
23 Jan 2016 - In the first three weeks of the current year the GLD gold ETF has seen an increase of 21.8 tonnes of gold - thus clawing back one third of its total outflow last year. Does this represent a change in sentiment for gold?
21 Jan 2016 - Russia's central bank has announced a further 21.8 tonne increase in its gold holdings in December.
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.