Welcome to the
World Gold Council

As a leading organisation in the gold industry we’re committed to shaping the conversation around gold and creating a brighter future for all.

Gold and ESG

Responsible Gold Mining

Ensuring high ESG standards across the gold supply chain

Gold and Climate Change

Analysing gold’s relationship with climate change

Gold’s Contribution to Society

Understanding gold’s role in socio-economic development

Our Documentary Series

The Golden Thread

The Golden Thread documentary series is an in-depth exploration of the role of gold in our past, present and future, from art and culture through science and technology.

Central Banks

Data on central bank gold holdings, sales and purchases, as well as insights

Demand and Supply

Data on sectors of gold demand, supply, productions costs and futures market positioning

Price and Premium

Benchmark gold prices, gold futures curves and local price premium/discount

Performance Metrics

Returns, volatility, correlations and trading volumes for gold, bonds, equities and other major asset classes

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Latest Research

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Investment Update: Gold amid higher inflation and rising bond yields in India

As food and fuel prices in India have risen, inflation has surged: in June, the wholesale price index (WPI) and the consumer price index (CPI) remained elevated at 15.18% and 7.01% respectively.

Gold Market Commentary

Gold fell 3.5% in July, leaving it down 2.9% on the year at US$1,753/oz. A strong US dollar and sticky real yields weighted on gold in the first half of a July.