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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.
Gold coin worth digging deep for
This new Super Pit coin offers investors the chance to own 1oz of pure gold extracted from one of Australia’s oldest and most prolific mines.
Perth Mint coin sales lower in June as overseas demand eases
The rising US dollar and higher interest rates weighed on gold, which began June at USD 1,838/oz. Despite two attempts early in the month to break out of its 200-day moving average, prices edged lower.
Gold performs well whether equities are falling or rising
Gold is regarded as an effective hedge when equities fall. But there’s evidence showing gold can also be a good investment when the share market rises.
Why are SMSF trustees investing in gold?
The Perth Mint covers the five key reasons investors may wish to include gold in their portfolio.
Liquid ETF but still solid gold
When it comes to ETFs, one of the most important benefits is the liquidity, enabling investors to purchase and sell ETF units at any point throughout the trading day.
Five essential questions you should ask your refiner
As a gold producer, who do you trust to refine your product to guarantee accuracy of purity, to offer unmatched scale and security and to ensure ethical processes?
Physical bullion sales end May on a high
The rising US dollar and higher interest rates weighed on gold in early May. Here's our results.
How gold ETPs keep fees and costs low
One of the advantages of gold ETPs is that they are inexpensive both from a management fee, as well as a trading cost perspective. Find out more
Gold remains solid as bitcoin melts
The price of bitcoin crashed in May and has struggled to make headway since.