We have just published the latest in the ‘gold and climate change’ research series subtitled ‘decarbonising investment portfolios’. This, the fourth of our climate-focused reports, builds on our previous work to quantify gold’s carbon footprint and its decarbonisation pathway.
Goldhub blog: Posts from September 2021
In the recently published 2021 Alternative Assets in Europe report, one thing is clear: alternative assets are en vogue amongst European investors.
We’ve regularly discussed rates and inflation in 2021 as two key drivers of global markets. With lower expected future returns on fixed income, these drivers give credence to the idea that many institutional investors would need to move further out on the curve (take more risk) and/or use leverage to meet their financial obligations. Both of which now appear to be happening.
In this episode of our Strategic Edge series, Andrew McCollum, Head of Investment Management at Coalition Greenwich, discusses the findings of recent research on portfolio allocation trends with Matthew Mark, our Global Head of Institutional Sales.
Explore India's gold market last month - the domestic gold price, retail demand, import data and more!
China’s gold market in August: inflows into gold ETFs continued and wholesale physical gold demand rebounded
Explore China's gold market in August. We cover the Shanghai Gold Benchmark Price PM, wholesale physical gold demand, gold ETF inflows, impacts of the rise in COVID-19 cases and more.
The September edition of Bank of America’s bellwether Global Fund Manager Survey highlights a growing disconnect between fund managers’ expectations and their positioning: funds remain heavily overweight equities despite increasing pessimism over global economic prospects.
During a virtual round table, in partnership with European Pensions, a panel of industry experts consider the medium and long-term prospects for inflation, its potential impact on portfolios and the hedging tools available for pension funds to prepare for whatever the future may hold.
Global average All-in Sustaining Costs (AISC) in the gold mining industry increased by 10% y-o-y in Q2’21, reaching US$1,067/oz. This was also the third consecutive quarter in which AISC has risen. This cost inflation is being driven by several factors, both at the mine site and at the macroeconomic level.
It’s not just the miners that are having a positive impact on SDG 3, gold itself is a critical material in the healthcare sector. It is used in a large number of diagnostic tools, and is of increasing interest to companies developing innovative new ways to treat disease. These applications often go unnoticed, but are an important part of gold’s story.
Today, we announced that all of our Members, the world’s most forward-thinking gold miners, have committed to reporting their positions and progress on climate-related risks in line with the recommendations of Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
“Our vision is not health for some; it’s not health for most; It’s health for all!“ So said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the United Nations General Assembly 74th Session in September 2019. Given recent events, a continued focus on universal health and well-being has never been as important as it is today.
Today we’ve published our latest central bank statistics which now includes data for July. Central banks added a net 30.1 tonnes (t) to global official gold reserves during the month, virtually in line (+0.3%) with net purchases in June. This continues the healthy level of interest in gold we have seen from central banks so far this year.