26 Mar 2020 - The rises in equities over the past couple of days, buoyed up by government measures to protect. or maintain economies, have almost certainly been a blip in an overall downward trend.
26 Mar 2020 - Despite record jobless claims, U.S. equities seem to have been on the rise for the third successive day. With the U.S. set to top the global virus table by tomorrow this crazy rise has to end. Buy gold instead!
24 Mar 2020 - Gold and silver have seen big price pick-ups yesterday and today, but prices remain hugely volatile. Supplies of physical metal seem hard to come by and if futures traders demand delivery we could see huge price spikes.
23 Mar 2020 - The effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus on the gold, silver and pgm markets. Gold still looks to be the best bet for wealth protection.
21 Mar 2020 - The Russian Central Bank has announced the purchase of another 400,000 ounces of gold for its reserves in February - twice as much as it said it had added to reserves in January.
19 Mar 2020 - My article of yesterday updated with the latest virus spread news and more details on the premiums being applied to physical gold and silver which appear to be in very short supply.
18 Mar 2020 - Maybe silver won't trade as low as $10 an ounce or less as i suggested in a previous article but it still looks a less safe investment bet than gold, - but perhaps better than pgms.
17 Mar 2020 - All precious metals have seen big declines as equities have tanked, but silver and the pgms have been particularly badly affected. The Gold:Silver ratio has risen above 120, a new record, but even though silver looks great value it may yet not be the...
16 Mar 2020 - Concerted efforts by global central banks to try and allay equities market meltdowns and stabilise economies have only served to spook the markets further. No asset class seems to have been spared - even traditional safe havens
16 Mar 2020 - The combined effects of the Covid-19 virus outbreak in China, coupled with the extended Lunar New Year holiday conspired to reduce Chinese gold demand, as represented by SGE gold withdrawals. Year to date Chinese demand is thus down by more than 50%
12 Mar 2020 - Equity prices around the world have moved into bear territory and look doomed to continue falling. The gold price has come off a little too but not nearly as much as stocks. The whole world looks to be moving into a virus-driven recession.
11 Mar 2020 - China's forex reserves fell in February but not by as much as many economists had been predicting. They remain comfortably the world's largest.. However the value of the country's gold reserves increased, but tonnage remained unchanged.
09 Mar 2020 - A huge drop in the oil price, instigate by a Saudi threat to open the oil taps, has further depressed equities markets and silver and pgms have fallen sharply too. Gold is holding its own so far. The Ncov-19 virus continues to spread gobally and the...
06 Mar 2020 - The gold price ended the week getting ever closer to $1700 while equities fell across the globe despite some unexpectedly strong U.S. employment statistics. Things seem set fair for more of the same next week as coronavirus statistics are bound to...
04 Mar 2020 - The U.S Fed has, in a surprise move, cut U.S. base interest rates by 0.5% two weeks ahead of the next FOMC meeting. After an initially positive reaction U.S. equities tanked and ended the day around 3% lower, but gold and silver rose sharply.