Gold Demand Trends Q3 2011

Economic contribution of gold mining in Peru - video

Gold mining is a significant creator of employment within Peru – and indeed globally. Between 2000 and 2010 large scale mining contributed an average 6% to Peru’s GDP and an average 14% to Government revenue. Gold’s contribution in Peru is explored in some detail in this short film.

Gold as a strategic asset for European investors

This report examines the relevance of gold as a strategic asset for euro-based investors to protect their portfolios and to mitigate the systemic risks being faced during a period of serious economic uncertainty in the Eurozone, continued concerns about economic growth in the US, and the possibility of an economic slowdown in China. It uses the respected Michaud et al.'s unique Resampled Efficient Frontier™ optimisation technology to allow analysis of the statistical significance of gold for adding diversification value.