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The gold price began the month of October in a downward slide but reversed its course as the conflict in the Middle East continued. Find out how the gold price ended the month...
Perth Mint physical sales rebound strongly in July
Gold and silver prices experienced similar trading patterns in July with substantial declines followed by healthy retracements.
Gold vs silver: Five key factors to consider when it comes to investing
Whichever precious metal you decide to invest in, it’s important to buy from a reputable dealer – one who will give you a competitive price for accurately assayed gold and silver.
Why these five gold misconceptions could reduce your investment return
With a proven track record in either holding its value or rising when other assets fall, gold can be used to diversify portfolios to help risk adjusted returns.
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?