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Despite the small rally, gold experienced a 4% decline in US dollar terms, its first calendar year decline since 2018.
Understanding gold purity
While the system of measuring the purity of gold was determined thousands of years ago, these units continue to dictate the metal’s value today. Find out more
Gold corrects as markets look to US election
The gold price fell by more than 3.50% in US dollar (USD) terms during September, undergoing an overdue correction after the explosive gains seen earlier in the year.
Central bank gold holdings across the past decade
As of September 2020, central banks collectively held just over 35,000 tonnes of gold. At a US dollar (USD) gold price of 1,909.35 per troy ounce , these holdings were worth more than USD 2.15 trillion.
Market crash drives gold demand
Despite a slight pullback in March, gold recorded its sixth straight quarterly gain in Q1 2020, up 4% in USD terms, and almost 19% in AUD terms.
2021 Year of the Ox bullion coins now available
The Perth Mint is pleased to continue Series III of the Australian Lunar coin program.
How are spot prices determined?
It’s important that all investors understand how the value of their holdings is established. Most commonly marketplace trading hinges on what is known as the spot price.
New USD record gold price in August
Gold prices hit a record high above USD 2,000 per troy ounce in August 2020.
The Perth Mint unveils 2021 Australian Bullion Coin Program
The 2021 Australian Bullion Coin Program is ready to deliver for investors at a time of heightened interest in gold, silver and platinum.
Australia’s happiest animal smiles on new silver bullion coin
The Perth Mint has responded to calls for a quokka – one of Australia’s cutest marsupials – to be celebrated on the face of a coin.