18 Aug 2016 - In the aftermath of the Brexit vote the combination of the drop in the £ sterling and the rise in the gold price has meant the latter is running at near record highs even though the dollar price is still well below the record
16 Aug 2016 - The world's central banks appear to be moving almost in concert towards the imposition of negative, or zero interest rates, but while this is very positive for gold there seems to be little evidence that it is providing any general economic stimulus.
12 Aug 2016 - With many key players in northern hemisphere markets on holiday, precious metals price trends tend to be erratc in a thin market
09 Aug 2016 - While Asia may provide the biggest source of gold demand it is apparent that the gold price is, in reality, mostly set on the U.S. COMEX paper gold market, hence the undue influence of Fed interest rate deliberations on the gold price. But this could...
05 Aug 2016 - Latest SGE gold withdrawal figures for July show continuing weakness in Chinese gold demand - down 25% year on year so far.
03 Aug 2016 - The world's largest gold ETF, SPDR Gold shares (GLD) has added nearly 16 tonnes of gold over the past three trading days. Not coincidentally, the gold price has seen a sharp rise over the same period.
02 Aug 2016 - Today has seen a continuation of the increase in gold, silver and pgm prices which were given a boost with the dismal US GDP growth figures announce on Friday. The dollar and equities have been falling while precious metals have been seeing good rises...
27 Jul 2016 - Commerzbank analysts have again highlighted some of the discrepancies in Chinese gold demand figures as reported by GFMS as against gold import figures from Hong Kong - but even this doesn't represent the full anomalous picture.
26 Jul 2016 - Despite some worrying statistical assessments of gold's changing supply/demand fundamentals, London specialist consultancy GFMS has raised its gold price forecast for the year by around 8%
25 Jul 2016 - The latest gold import and export data out of Switzerland has served to confirm the anomalous gold flows we have been seeing already this year - but will any downturn in ETF gold inflows and the gold price bring the pattern back to normal in the months...
21 Jul 2016 - After recording only a small 3 tonne increase in its gold reserves in May the Russian Central bank has announced an 18.7 tonne increase in June
20 Jul 2016 - Harmony is the latest gold major to enter into hedging a significant portion of its gold output for the next two years - to join Newcrest and Polyus Gold among gold majors forward selling some of their gold output.
18 Jul 2016 - Many of the world's economic ills are being blamed on Brexit as the scapegoat but they were virtually all fully in play before the UK referendum took place. Where does all this leave gold short to medium term?
15 Jul 2016 - The latest mid-year Precious Metals report from Bloomberg Intelligence gives some interesting insights in particular to China's impact and the potential of blockchain, but could do with amplification.
13 Jul 2016 - Yesterday saw by far the largest sale out of GLD this year - 15 tonnes. Did this lead the gold price lower or vice versa and does the steady silver price indicate continuing precious metals strength regardless?