Gold demand from China picks up again

China seems to have recovered its appetite for gold, with demand for bars and jewellery markedly increasing in the first nine months of the year, data from the China Gold Association shows. Total gold consumption, including jewellery and bullions but excluding the central bank’s purchases, went up 16% to 815.9 tonnes in the period, the … Read more

How Billionaires Are Hedging

Investors must always be comfortable with the idea that the market bears risk. Sometimes this risk flies under the radar and isn’t as pronounced as it probably should be. However, in other cases, the topic of risk can catapult to the forefront of discussion. There can be specific events or signals unfolding that give investors … Read more

Global Experts Warn Aussie Investors About Overheated Assets

Press Release 31 October 2017 – World’s most successful precious metals investors talk up gold and silver in face of looming correction–Eric Sprott, David Morgan, Richard Hayes MELBOURNE—TUESDAY – Investor and Precious Metals Investment Symposium founder Kerry Stevenson has assembled a chorus of sophisticated investment and economics experts in saying that precious metals such as … Read more

The world is running out of gold mines – here’s how investors can play it

  My good friend Pierre Lassonde, cofounder and chairman of Franco-Nevada, doesn’t know how we’ll replace the massive gold deposits of the past 130 years or so. Speaking with the German financial newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft this month, Pierre says we’re seeing a significant slowdown in the number of large deposits being discovered. Legendary goldfields such as … Read more

Yuan and gold

There is no clear long-term relationship between the yellow metal and the USD/CNY exchange rate. In the previous editions of the Market Overview, we have already analysed the relationship between gold and some major world currencies, such as the U.S. dollar, the euro, or the Japanese yen. But what is the link between the Chinese yuan (officially: … Read more

Chartbook ‘In Gold we Trust 2017’

Containing the most exciting charts from this year’s “In Gold We Trust Report” in an updated form. The gold standard of gold-research: Extensive annual study of gold and gold-related capital market developments. It’s a reference of work for everybody interested in gold and mining stocks with International recognition and newspaper articles in more than 60 countries … Read more

Southern Gold – New Mineral Resource estimate underpins underground phase at Cannon Gold Mine, WA

New JORC Resource for Cannon Gold Mine Underground phase – Southern Gold Australian gold producer, Southern Gold Ltd, is pleased to announce a new gold resource estimate, defined in accordance with the 2012 JORC code, at the Company’s Cannon gold mine, near Kalgoorlie, WA. The underground gold resource is contained on mining lease M25/333 and … Read more

Kookaburras flying high in 2018

Today marks the availability worldwide of our iconic Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coin Series for 2018 – The Perth Mint. Struck from 99.99% pure silver with impeccable attention to detail, this year’s coins are available in 1 kilo, 10oz and 1 ounce sizes. In keeping with recent tradition, the 1oz release is restricted to a … Read more