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Market update: Technology – a brighter outlook?

Market update: Technology – a brighter outlook?

Changes are afoot in the technology sector. Smartphones are becoming increasingly powerful, electric and self-driving vehicles could revolutionise the automotive industry, and emerging nanotechnology could transform solar energy. All of this could have a positive impact on gold demand. Read more.

Gold Investor September 2017

Gold Investor September 2017 - 560

The Autumn edition of Gold Investor, where leading commentators and market participants discuss new developments for gold and its evolving global role.

Gold Demand Trends Q3 2017

Gold Demand Trends Q3 2017

The World Gold Council’s industry-leading publication on gold demand trends, analysed by both sector and geography for Q3 2017.

Market Update: German investment market

Market Update: German investment market

Today, Germany is one of the world’s largest gold investment markets.

Enhancing the wealth of our nations: Gold and sovereign wealth funds

Enhancing the wealth of our nations: Gold and sovereign wealth funds

Our latest report examines the unique advantages that gold can bring to sovereign wealth funds amidst the mounting challenges they face in their investment landscape and funding environment.

A gold spot exchange for India

A gold spot exchange for gold

Given the broad push for greater transparency in India and the appetite for reform, the time is opportune to introduce structural reforms in the gold trading market.

GST's impact on India's gold market

GST's impact on India's gold market

On 1st July, India’s labyrinth of taxes will be replaced with a simple, nationwide Goods & Services Tax (GST). This is the biggest fiscal reform since India’s liberalisation in the early 1990s.

Gold reserves statistics

Gold reserve statistics

Gold plays an important part in central banks’ reserves management, and they are significant holders of gold. This data – compiled using IMF IFS statistics – tracks central banks’ reported purchases and sales and gold as a percentage of central banks’ foreign exchange reserves.

Shari’ah Standard on Gold

Shari’ah Standard on Gold

Launch of the AAOIFI Shari’ah Standard on Gold, developed in collaboration with the World Gold Council. Learn more…