The Perth Mint's Jordan Eliseo reflects on the month of during February 2022 and how the current geopolitical risks impact the precious metals market.
No silver shortage at The Perth Mint
Social media chatter about a shortage of silver should be treated with a healthy dose of scepticism.
When will we hit peak gold?
Gold is so scarce that all the gold ever produced would represent a busy afternoon’s work for a commodity like iron ore, but that rarity is essential to its value.
2020 has been great for gold - 2021 could be even better
With a new US president, a vaccine being rolled out and trillions in economic stimulus on the cards, what could this year hold for the gold price?
Gold hit hard as bond yields and bitcoin soar
Perth Mint's Manager Listed Products and Investment Research, Jordan Eliseo relects on the market during the month of February.
Buying frenzy fuels record sales of physical gold
Precious metal prices pulled back sharply in February, led by gold, which fell by more than 6% in USD terms.
Wall Street bets on silver squeeze as gold eases
January saw many factors grabbing the attention of precious metals investors.
Strong start to 2021 marked by leap in silver coin sales
The Perth Mint shipped 1,162,884 troy ounces of silver coins in January 2021, an increase of 23.48% relative to sales in December 2020.
Why have silver prices spiked now?
The price of silver spiked in the first week of February to an eight-year high of more than AUD 38 per troy ounce.
Precious metals rally ends 2020 on a high
Precious metal markets capped a strong year with further price increases in December.