Market research and analysis
Find out more about gold and silver markets with our in-depth research and analysis from experts.
The rising US dollar and higher interest rates weighed on gold in early May. Here's our results.
Gold’s performance over the past decade
The past 10 years have been positive for the precious metal market, with gold increasing in value in both USD and AUD terms.
Gold performs when real cash rates are low
In today’s low cash rate environment one of the most topical issues for many investors is what to do with their cash holdings.
Gold leaps on world tensions
Gold prices have started 2020 on a strong footing, with the yellow metal rallying beyond USD 1,600 and AUD 2,300 per troy ounce.
All-time highs in equities drive November gold pull back
Gold remained range-bound, consolidating gains seen over the past 12 months, with the yellow metal still up by almost 20% in USD and 30% in AUD terms in the year to end November.
Metals rally as Federal Reserve eases again
Precious metal prices rallied in October, led by silver which rose by more than 6.5% in US dollar terms
Metals pull back after strong rally
A widely anticipated interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve wasn’t enough to stop precious metal prices from easing in September, with the price of gold falling back below AUD 2,200 and USD 1,500 per troy ounce.
Who owns the world’s gold?
The estimated market value of all the gold ever mined, just over 190,000 tonnes, based on an end of August 2019 gold price of USD 1,528.40 per troy ounce.
Precious metal prices continue to climb
August was another solid month for precious metal investors, with the price of gold rising by just over 7.5% in USD terms.
Why central banks are buying more gold
Central banks are major players in the global gold market owning more than 33,000 tonnes of gold -- the equivalent of 17% of all gold ever mined.