01 Dec 2016 - Since early November when comparative SGE and LBMA benchmarks gold prices were mostly similar, a wide disparity in Shanghai's favour seems to have been developing.
30 Nov 2016 - A likely U.S. Fed rate increase in December is but one of several factors which could affect the gold price negatively, or positively, in the days and months ahead.
09 Nov 2016 - The Donald Trump victory in the U.S. Presidential election saw gold soar, but then fall back sharply. So what next?
07 Nov 2016 - China's official gold purchases and SGE gold withdrawals both trending lower in October
25 Oct 2016 - Lower oil prices and Western sanctions have been adversely affecting Russia's current account to the extent that Pravda says the country may have to sell some of its gold and diamond stocks to compensate.
21 Oct 2016 - SGE gold withdrawal figures for September show an increase on the previous month's figure but are still well below the record 2015 level.
20 Oct 2016 - Since China returned from holiday it appears to have been the SGE gold price benchmark which has been setting the daily trend as some other demand indicators have been turning positive.
07 Oct 2016 - Gold has taken a knock this week with the Chinese markets closed, but the latest flash crash in the pound sterling has meant that in terms of the UK's domestic currency gold holders have fared rather better
06 Oct 2016 - The latest gold price crash was precipitated by big paper gold transactions without physical gold changing hands, at a time when the Chinese markets, which have been a stabilising influence, were closed for a holiday. Coincidence? We don't think so!
04 Oct 2016 - The gold price has seen a sharp downplunge today in the absence of any Chinese guidance due to the week long closure of the Shanghai Gold Exchange for the ironically named Golden Week holiday
28 Sep 2016 - There are possible similarities between the U.S. Presidential polls and those running ahead of the Brexit vote. So don't write off a Trump victory even if the polls suggest a Clinton win. And if Trump wins there could be huge political and economic...
25 Sep 2016 - Recent analysis from Germany's Commerzbank suggests that falling Chinese silver imports will put the brakes on metal price rises. We disagree and suggest its all about the gold price.
22 Sep 2016 - The gold price recovered much of its lost ground as the U.S. Fed failed to raise interest rates again at its September meeting
21 Sep 2016 - The anomaly that is the make-up of Swiss gold imports and exports continued in August with the UK remaining by far the biggest recipient yet again.
21 Sep 2016 - The Russian central bank has announced its biggest monthly increase in its gold reserves this year for August, putting year to date rises on par with those of a year ago.