Market research and analysis
Find out more about gold and silver markets with our in-depth research and analysis from experts.
The Perth Mint sold 80,941 troy ounces (oz) of gold and 2,119,491 oz of silver in minted product form during April.
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.
New USD record gold price in August
Gold prices hit a record high above USD 2,000 per troy ounce in August 2020.
Silver surges as gold hits all-time high in USD
Gold prices rose 11% in July to hit an all-time high in USD terms, trading at more than USD 1,950 per troy ounce.
Gold v superannuation funds
Gold prices rose by 27.86% in the 2019/20 financial year. This was a hugely positive performance in comparison to the median return delivered by diversified superannuation funds.
Dollar cost averaging: What is it and how does it relate to gold?
The popular saying in financial circles that ‘you can’t time the markets’ is even truer in 2020 as the markets react to the unpredictability of a global pandemic.
Gold ends financial year at record high
Gold finished June trading at USD 1,768.10 per troy ounce, rising by 2.27% in June.
How big is the global gold market?
According to the World Gold Council, the best estimates suggest that by the end of 2019 more than 197,000 tonnes of gold had been mined across the course of human history.