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Published 5th December 2016

يسرّ هيئة المحاسبة والمراجعة للمؤسسات المالية الإسلامية (AAOIFI) ومجلس الذهب العالمي الإعلان عن صدور المعيار الشرعي رقم 57 حول الذهب وضوابط التعامل به (" المعيار"). ويتناول هذا المعيار أحكام الشريعة حول الذهب بصوره وتصنيفاته المختلفة، والضوابط الشرعية للتعامل به وأحكام المنتجات المالية المبنية عليه في المؤسسات.

Published 5th December 2016

The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the World Gold Council are delighted to announce the issuance of ‘Shari’ah Standard No. 57 on Gold and its Trading Controls (“the Standard”). The Standard deals with the Shari’ah rulings for gold in its various forms and categories, the Shari’ah parameters for gold transactions and the rulings for gold-based financial products in institutions.

Published 8th November 2016

Global gold demand reached 993 tonnes (t) in the third quarter of 2016, a fall of 10% compared to the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. Net inflows into Exchange-traded products (ETPs) helped drive a sharp increase in investment demand, but this was not enough to offset falls in other areas, notably jewellery and purchases by central banks.

Published 13th October 2016

Indian Gold Coin currently available at select branches of four Indian banks – Indian Overseas Bank, Federal Bank, Vijaya Bank and Yes Bank

Published 7th October 2016

The World Gold Council, the market development organization for the gold industry, today announced that it has appointed Joseph Cavatoni, Managing Director USA and ETFs, who joins from Blackrock.

Published 11th August 2016

Global gold demand reached 2,335 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2016 with investment reaching record H1 levels, 16% higher than the previous record in H1 2009, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.

Published 9th August 2016

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.

Published 22nd June 2016

Sibanye Gold and OceanaGold Corporation have joined the World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry. Sibanye is the largest individual producer of gold in South Africa and one of the 10 largest globally. OceanaGold is a rapidly growing multinational gold producer with assets located in the Philippines, New Zealand and the United States.

Published 12th May 2016

Global gold demand reached 1,290 tonnes (t) in the first quarter of 2016, a 21% increase compared to the same period last year, making it the second largest quarter on record, according to the World Gold Council’s Gold Demand Trends report. This increase was driven by huge inflows into exchange traded funds (ETFs), fuelled by investor concerns regarding economic fragility and an uncertain financial landscape. Concurrently, global demand for jewellery was down 19%, as higher prices and industrial action in India and a softening of the economy in China meant many consumers delayed making purchases.

Published 25th April 2016

At the 2016 Dubai Precious Metals Conference, the World Gold Council hosted a successful seminar to update industry participants on the latest developments in the creation of a global Shari’a Standard on Gold (“the Standard”). The event kicked off the schedule and showcased gold product ideas that will be enabled by the Standard.

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