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World Gold Council signs memorandum of understanding with the DMCC to support the promotion and adoption of a Shari’a standard on gold in Dubai

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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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.

Published 22nd April 2016

A year and half after it was established in September 2014, the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) has launched the first yuan-denominated gold benchmark price. The launch ceremony was held at the Shanghai International Convention Center on April 19, 2016. Pan Gongsheng, Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China, Zhao Wen, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Municipal Government and over 300 delegates including the World Gold Council, The Silver Institute and major domestic and foreign gold producers as well as consumers and investment institutions attended the ceremony.

Published 11th February 2016

Global gold demand in 2015 was virtually flat compared to 2014 at 4,212 tonnes (t), according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. Despite a challenging start to the year, gold demand rebounded in the second half of 2015 as a result of sustained buying from central banks and a strong second half from China and India.

Published 11th February 2016

世界黄金协会(World Gold Council)最新发布的2015年全年《黄金需求趋势报告》数据显示,2015年全年黄金总需求为4,212公吨,与2014年相比基本持平。尽管开年面临诸多挑战,各国央行持续购金以及中国和印度下半年强劲的市场需求,促使全球黄金需求在下半年回暖。

Published 13th January 2016

The subcommittee has held its first meeting to discuss the detailed study and exposure draft of the Shari’ah Standard on Saturday 9 January 2016, and it plans to hold a series of meetings in upcoming months to complete its review of the exposure draft and then to submit it to the Shari’ah Board.

Published 3rd December 2015

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, and Amanie Advisors, the world’s leading advisory firm for Islamic markets, are exploring the creation of a global Shariah Standard on Gold (“the Standard”). An Exposure Draft of the Standard has been published as part of an open consultation with industry.

Published 3rd December 2015

黄金行业的市场发展机构世界黄金协会(World Gold Council)携手伊斯兰市场领先咨询机构 —— Amanie Advisors共同探索在伊斯兰教法标准下加入黄金的规定(以下简称“标准”)。目前,双方已经发布了该标准的初始意见征求稿,已纳入公开行业意见征寻的一部分。 该标准旨在对黄金在伊斯兰金融产品和交易当中的使用提供指导。标准的建立和推广不仅有助于伊斯兰教法下的黄金产品的多元化发展,还为伊斯兰金融投资者提供更清晰的释义,以期在全球范围内增加符合伊斯兰教法的流动性金融工具的总量和种类。

Published 12th November 2015

Total gold demand in Q3 2015 stood at 1,121 tonnes (t), an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year. According to the World Gold Council’s Gold Demand Trends report. Q3 2015 consisted of two distinct halves. In the first part, a number of factors, including ETF outflows, contributed to a price dip which buoyed consumer demand around the world. A shift in tactical investor positions in the latter part of the quarter led to modest ETF inflows in August and September, which helped to push prices back up.

Published 12th November 2015

世界黄金协会(World Gold Council)最新的2015年第三季度《黄金需求趋势报告》数据显示,本季度全球黄金需求达1,121公吨,同比上涨8%。本季度需求呈现出截然不同的两个阶段:前一阶段,因受到包括ETF减持在内的一系列因素影响,金价下跌,进而推高了全球黄金消费需求;后一阶段,由于策略投资者对黄金市场态度的转变,ETF在8月和9月经历适量流入,将金价推回高位。

Published 5th November 2015

The Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi has launched the Indian Gold Coin and Indian Gold Bullion at 7 Race Course Road, New Delhi on 5 November 2015. Both, the coin as well as the bullion will be the first ever national gold offerings by Government of India.

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