Gold Industry & Market Information

Gold Demand Trends Q2 2016

Gold Demand Trends Q2 2016

Continued growth in Q2 2016 (+15%) brought total H1 gold demand to 2,335t – the second highest first half on record. Read more...

Gold mine project life-cycle

Gold mine project life-cycle

Long before any gold can be extracted, significant exploration and development needs to take place, both to determine, as accurately as possible, the size of the deposit as well as how to extract and process the ore efficiently, safely and responsibly. Learn more...

Market update: Failed monetary policies lift gold

Market update: Failed monetary policies lift gold

The gold price breached US$1,360/oz for a second time in 2016, as investors are starting to lose confidence in the effectiveness of unconventional monetary policies

About the World Gold Council

About the World Gold Council

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry. With our unique insight into the global gold market, we see unrealised potential for gold across society and intervene to create new possibilities.

Launch of LMEprecious

Launch of LMEprecious

The World Gold Council and the London Metal Exchange (LME), together with Goldman Sachs, ICBC Standard Bank, Morgan Stanley, Natixis, OSTC and Societe Generale, today announce their intention to introduce a suite of exchange-traded and centrally-cleared precious metals products.

Rio 2016: Gold in sport

Rio 2016: Gold in sport

In August and September, the eyes of the world will turn to Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and with it will come a natural focus on the competition for gold. Download our new fact-sheet to learn about gold in sport.

Gold Investor, June 2016

Gold Investor, June 2016

The World Gold Council and some of the world’s most influential market commentators and central bankers offer their unique analysis of topical issues and their impact on gold.

Thinking of investing in gold?

Thinking of investing in gold?

Learn more about key ways to invest in gold with our product info-graphic, focusing on Bars & Coins, ETFs and Jewellery.

Interactive Gold Market Charting

Interactive Gold Market Charting

Create custom charts on the global supply and demand of gold.