26 May 2020 - A UK Business School study into U.S. financial markets claims to have come up with proof of market manipulation/suppression, with gold a prime target of the market manipulators,
24 May 2020 - Silver has not performed well overall over the past couple of years in comparison with gold and the Gold_Silver Ratio is still above 100 - a historical high level although an improvement on a few days ago.. Could this change?
21 May 2020 - As it promised the Russian central bank ceased its gold purchasing programme in April, but the effects on the overall supply/demand picture for 2020 still remain uncertain given the huge inflows into gold-backed ETFs so far this year.
21 May 2020 - Gold briefly hit $1.750 on Wednesday but was brought back down again each time and sold another $20 lower today.. The gold:silver ratio briefly came down below 100, but as gold dipped, silver fell back more and the GSR ended back above 100 again.
18 May 2020 - Gold, silver and the PGMs all shot up in price in Asian and European markets, but were brought back down to earth - gold in particular - in U.S. trading, while equities rose sharply - unjustified in our view.
15 May 2020 - It seems to have been largely unnoticed by precious metals commentators that several of the world's top silver producers seem to have become COVID-19 virus hotspots. Could this have an impact on the global silver supply/demand balance?
13 May 2020 - The gold price continues to behave in a hugely volatile manner with a big up and down movement either side of Jerome Powell's latest statement. Given economic data is almost universally hugely negative we see gold rising as equities continue to fall/
12 May 2020 - A listing of possibly unanswerable questions about the state of the global economy, the solutions to which have to be key to reversing what could turn out to be an apocalyptic global financial meltdown similar to that of the Great Depression.
10 May 2020 - The World Gold Council has published a report highlighting the massive flows into global gold ETFs in April - a flow which has continued into the current month We see these flows a pointer for wise investment in these uncertain times
08 May 2020 - The latest SGE figures for gold withdrawals in April were slightly higher than in the previous month, but not significantly so, indicating that China's likely gold consumption for the year will be substantially lower than in the prior several years
06 May 2020 - Gold is finding it hard to break away from the +/- $1,700 level, as equity prices continue to see occasional recoveries, but we anticipate stock prices will inevitably fall, perhaps heavily,, and gold will be a major beneficiary should this happen
04 May 2020 - With gold seemingly settling back above $1,700 could it now be set for take-off to higher levels? We see the downside as limited and the upside potential as positive..
01 May 2020 - Yesterday saw the gold price fall back below $1.700 after managing to hold on to that level for several days. There are headwinds for gold in terms of supply/demand fundamentals although investment demand remains at a high level,
27 Apr 2020 - With global COVID-19 virus cases reaching new heights, we suspect the economic impact on the U.S. and global economies is not nearly over yet, Could gold and gold-related investments be the best way of protecting oneself from the economic downturn?
26 Apr 2020 - The Silver Institute's annual silver survey, this year prepared by UL precious metals consultancy Metals Focus, has been released and the article below looks at the Top 20 producing nations and mining companies.as well as price guidance