Gold price events timeline, 2014

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  • Date
    Event
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  • Q1, 2014
  • 1
    29th Jan29th January
    A further US$10bn taper of QE is announced by Federal Reserve
  • 2
    11th Feb11th February
    Debt ceiling raised in the US, averting technical default
  • 3
    19th Mar19th March
    Further tapering by Fed brings QE to $55bn/month
  • 4
    31st Mar31st March
    American Eagle sales drop to 16,000 oz.
  • Q2, 2014
  • 5
    19th May19th May
    European Central Bank and 20 other European central banks announced the signing of the fourth Central Bank Gold Agreement
  • 6
    26th May26th May
    Prime Minister Modi (BJP) is sworn into office after landslide election victory in India
  • Q3, 2014
  • 7
    JulyJuly
    Net exports from HK to China drop to 21t
  • 8
    18th Sep18th September
    Shanghai Gold Exchange’s gold trading in the city's free-trade zone (SFTZ) begins and the creation of the International Board
  • Q4, 2014
  • 9
    28th Nov28th November
    RBI announce removal of the 80:20 import restrictions with immediate effect
  • 10
    30th Nov30th November
    Voters in Switzerland reject referendum requiring the SNB to hold 20% of its reserves in gold