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The Perth Mint sold 24,651 oz of gold and 769,326 oz of silver in minted product form during January. But how did the Australian dollar affect the gold price? Read more...
Bullion faces headwinds as demand dip extends into August
Starting August at a little over USD 1,960, gold’s downward trend during the early part of the month was driven by a stronger US dollar and higher yields. But how did silver fare in August? Find out here...
Bullion demand takes a break as gold and silver price rally in July
Early July gold traded in a narrow range until the release of June US CPI data which registered its smallest rise in two years.
How are spot prices determined?
It’s important investors understand how the value of their holdings is established. Most marketplace trading hinges on what is known as the spot price. But how are spot prices determined? Find out more here...
Gold mid-year outlook 2023
According to the World Gold Council, developed market central banks are nearing the end of their tightening cycles. But what does this mean for the price of gold? Find out more here.
The gold market structure and size
According to the World Gold Council, an estimated 209,000 tonnes of gold have been mined throughout history. Find out the size and structure of the market.
Perth Mint gold bullion sales hold firm as prices slide
Gold’s steady price slide over the month of June presented a buying opportunity for our clients, resulting in a 0.3% increase in sales over the previous month. But where did silver sales end up? Find out more here...
Gold sales remain steady with strong demand from the USA
The Perth Mint sold 72,889 oz of gold and 1,881,001 oz of silver in minted product form during May.
Gold leaps ahead of stocks in latest opinion poll
The latest Gallup Poll Social Series (GPSS) examining public opinion on finance and economy confirms that gold bypassed stocks and mutual funds and moved into second place as ‘best long-term investment’ in the US in 2023, the first time since 2013.
Price of gold held at AUD 3,000 in April
Gold in Australian dollars ended April slightly over AUD 3,000 after recently hitting a record of almost AUD 3,040. Here we discuss what exactly supported the local gold price.