Market research and analysis
Find out more about gold and silver markets with our in-depth research and analysis from experts.
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 performance over the last 20 years
Learn why gold is one of the best performing asset classes of the new millennium.
Gold and silver correct as markets look to vaccine news
Precious metal prices dropped sharply toward the end of November, spurred by investor optimism regarding the development of COVID-19 vaccines.
How common is it to own gold as a private investor?
When looking at demand in the global gold market, most analysis will focus on the breakdown between private and public investment demand.
Republican or Democrat - does it matter for gold?
A review of the performance of gold in the aftermath of previous US Presidential elections is one (admittedly imperfect) way of getting a feel for what might happen next.
Gold has more to give as global uncertainty continues
While the gold price has dropped off by about 11% since it reached record highs in August, global uncertainty could mean we’re seeing the quiet before another storm.
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.