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Developing Indian hallmarking

Published 30th July 2015

India  has a rich tradition of gold consumption and  production. Cherished as both  an adornment and  an investment, Indian households own circa  22,000 tonnes of gold and  around 600 tonnes of gold is used in jewellery production each  year.

Categories: Jewellery, Investment

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Published 30th July 2015

India has a rich tradition of gold consumption and production. Cherished as both an adornment and an investment, Indian households own circa 22,000 tonnes of gold and around 600 tonnes of gold is used in jewellery production each year.

Categories: Jewellery, Investment

Published 27th July 2015

Excel file of gold price charts and data - Updated weekly in 19 currencies: US dollar, Euro, Japanese yen, Pound sterling, Canadian dollar, Swiss franc, Indian rupee, Chinese renminbi, Turkish lira, Saudi riyal, Indonesian rupiah, UAE dirham, Thai baht, Vietnamese dong, Egyptian pound, Korean won, Russian ruble, South African rand, Australian dollar.

Published 23rd July 2015

On Monday 20th July the gold price fell sharply, dropping 4.3% from its Friday closing price. This note explains what happened and counters some misconceptions.

Published 21st July 2015

Despite economic uncertainty in some regions, the gold price declined in the first half of 2015. While puzzling to some investors, this is consistent with market expectations that the risks could be contained. We believe that the gold price already reflects a possible rate hike later this year and that the US-centred perspective is missing a more comprehensive view of the market.

Categories: Investment

Published 17th July 2015

Trish Regan sits down with William Rhind, CEO of World Gold Trust Services, to talk about his outlook for the commodity in current market conditions.

Categories: Investment

Published 13th July 2015

Shows month by month, how countries’ reported gold holdings have changed since January 2002 and reasons where known. Updated quarterly.

Published 13th July 2015

Information on each country’s gold reserves and the proportion this represents of their total external reserves. Updated quarterly.

Published 26th June 2015

本视频阐释创建行业领先的黄金需求数据资源 -黄 金需求趋势的方法。我们阐释了我们在黄金行业 的独特地位如何给予我们无可比拟的市场见解, 以及如何了解不断演化的消费者行为,鉴别新兴 趋势,以及应用我们的知识和经验,提供完整的 黄金市场视野。

Published 18th June 2015

Gold mining is a global business with operations on every continent, except Antarctica, and mines of widely varying types and scale. The vast majority of the world’s gold was mined in the modern, post-war era and as the industry has evolved it has also diversified. Explore our interactive gold mining map to learn more about global mine production.

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