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The latest Super Pit 5oz and 1oz Gold Bullion Coins offer investors an opportunity to acquire gold mined exclusively from one of Australia’s oldest and most prolific mines.
Why hold gold in a portfolio?
For millennia gold has been sought after for both its beauty and its functionality.
Metals pull back after strong rally
A widely anticipated interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve wasn’t enough to stop precious metal prices from easing in September, with the price of gold falling back below AUD 2,200 and USD 1,500 per troy ounce.
Early release of iconic Australian Kangaroo silver bullion coin
We are pleased to announce that the 2020 silver kangaroo bullion coin is available for sale from The Perth Mint today, Friday 20 September.
Who owns the world’s gold?
The estimated market value of all the gold ever mined, just over 190,000 tonnes, based on an end of August 2019 gold price of USD 1,528.40 per troy ounce.
Why do investors turn to gold in low interest rate environments?
More than 45 years of market history tells us gold has typically delivered strong returns when real rates have been low.
The centenary of the first London gold price
12 September 2019 marks the centenary of the first gold price, or what is now known as the LBMA Gold Price.
Precious metal prices continue to climb
August was another solid month for precious metal investors, with the price of gold rising by just over 7.5% in USD terms.
2020 Australian Bullion Coin Program new designs and special releases
A world leader in precious metals for investors, The Perth Mint is delighted to unveil the 2020 designs for Australia’s renowned bullion coin program.
Why central banks are buying more gold
Central banks are major players in the global gold market owning more than 33,000 tonnes of gold -- the equivalent of 17% of all gold ever mined.