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Gold Investor October 2018

Gold Investor October 2018

The past two decades have seen a radical shift in the world’s axis, as China has become a dominant global force economically, commercially and, increasingly, politically. In this edition of Gold Investor, we assess the outlook for China across a range of perspectives. Read more.

IMF report highlights gold's relevance

IMF report highlights gold's relevance

The IMF Global Financial Stability report, released on 10 October, highlighted an increase in the level of risk among multiple global metrics. Following its publication, stocks in the US, Europe and Asia lost 4%, 3% and 4% respectively over three days.

Central bank buying activity

Central bank buying activity

Gold is an important part of central banks’ foreign exchange (FX) reserves. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at the end of H1 2018 central banks collectively owned US$1.36tn of gold, around 10% of global FX reserves. Read more.

Gold ETFs

Gold ETFs

Monthly gold-backed ETF flows and holdings by region and fund

Gold recoils amid selloff but may rebound

Gold recoils amid selloff but may rebound

Gold fell to a 20-month low amid sharp EM currency depreciation. At these levels, we believe the gold price may bounce back

Executive programme in gold reserve management

Executive programme in gold reserve management

26-28 November 2018, National University of Singapore. This event is exclusively for senior central bankers, sovereign wealth fund investors and finance ministry officials.

Gold Demand Trends Q2 2018

Gold Demand Trends Q2 2018

Gold demand stayed soft in Q2, dropping to 964.3t. The H1 total of 1,959.9t is the lowest since 2009.

Mid year outlook 2018

Mid year outlook 2018

Gold investors saw their fortunes change during the second quarter after benefiting from gold’s strong performance in Q1. As we look ahead, we have identified three key macro trends that will influence gold’s behaviour in the second half of 2018.

Responsible Gold Mining Principles

Responsible Gold Mining Principles

Working with our Member companies and underpinned by existing widely-respected standards and codes, we have set out principles that we believe address the key environmental, social and governance issues for the gold mining sector.