Market research and analysis
Find out more about gold and silver markets with our in-depth research and analysis from experts.
The Perth Mint Depository clients renew appetite for gold and physical investors favour silver in February. But how did precious metals fare overall in February? Find out here.
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.
Silver outperforms as metals continue to rise in USD
Silver outperformed gold by 13.7% in May 2020. That’s a bullish sign for precious metal investors.
GFC vs COVID-19: Is it a repeat performance for gold?
Gold prices have continued their positive market run in Q2 2020, with the yellow metal trading above USD 1,700 per troy ounce.
What are SMSF trustees saying about gold?
Recently the Australian Shareholders Association (ASA) invited The Perth Mint to host a webinar for its members entitled Gold - Where to next?
What managed money gold positions might be telling us
Investors who are looking to own precious metals like gold as long-term investments typically access the market in one of three main ways.
Monetary stimulus fuels gold rally
A review of the gold market in April 2020.
Gold has delivered strong long-term returns
In the first three months of 2020 the price of gold rose by 4% in USD terms, and almost 20% in AUD terms.
Watch this ratio as gold market volatility escalates
The S&P 500 to Gold ratio measures how many troy ounces of gold you could purchase with one 'share' of the S&P 500.
Why is gold the best portfolio hedge when equities fall?
The Perth Mint's Jordan Eliseo outlines reasons why gold should perform well as global events such as COVID-19 start to impact equities.