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Published 19th October 2015


Published 12th October 2015

For many decades, the US dollar has been the main reserve currency worldwide and it still accounts for more than 50% of international reserves. However, its share has been gradually declining, while that of other currencies, like the Chinese RMB, has grown, signalling the potential emergence of a multicurrency reserve system.

Published 31st July 2015

トルコは世界第4位の金消費国で、世界の消費者需要の約6%を占めています。同国の過去10年間の金消費量は年平均181トンでした。ワールド ゴールド カウンシルの推計によると、少なくとも3,500トンの金がトルコの家庭の「枕の下」に蓄えられています1。このレポートでは、バリューチェーン全体で金が果たす役割を探るとともに、トルコ経済における金の貢献度を評価していきます。

Categories: Investment

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 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.


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