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Published 17th May 2018

The World Gold Council today launched a one-off essay collection, Gold 2048, bringing together industry-leading experts from across the globe to analyse how the gold market is set to evolve in the next 30 years.

Published 3rd May 2018

Gold demand had a soft start to 2018, reaching 973 tonnes (t), the lowest first quarter since 2008. This was largely caused by a fall in investment demand for gold bars and gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as a subdued gold price environment hampered demand.

Published 28th March 2018

Today, the International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM) and World Gold Council led the IIFM-WGC Industry Consultative Meeting on Gold Documentation and Products Standardisation in Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting was hosted by Borsa İstanbul at their campus.

Published 21st March 2018

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has welcomed Detour Gold Corporation and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. to its Board of Members.

Published 6th February 2018

Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year in Q4 to reach 1,095.8 tonnes (t). However, overall demand for the full year fell by 7% to 4,071.7t, compared with 2016, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.

Published 9th November 2017

Global gold demand in Q3 2017 was 915 tonnes (t), a drop of 9% compared with the same period in 2016, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. This decline was led by two key factors: a softer quarter in the jewellery sector and significantly lower inflows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Published 26th September 2017

The World Gold Council announces the appointment of David Harquail, President and CEO of Franco-Nevada Corporation, as its new Chair. Mr Harquail succeeds Randall Oliphant, who has served as Chair for the past four years.

Published 18th September 2017

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, welcomes Resolute Mining Limited (“Resolute”) to its Board of Members. Resolute is one of the fastest growing producers listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and has continuously been mining and producing gold for 25 years. Resolute is an experienced and active explorer, developer, operator and innovator, with long life mines in southern Mali and Queensland, Australia and has recently been awarded two prospective large-scale exploration concessions in Egypt.

Published 3rd August 2017

Global gold demand in Q2 2017 was 953 tonnes (t), a fall of 10% compared with the same period in 2016. This was reflected in a 14% decline in demand for the first half of 2017, which slowed to 2,004t, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.

Published 6th July 2017

The LME (London Metal Exchange) and the World Gold Council have today confirmed that LMEprecious will launch on 10 July 2017, as planned. All preparations are now complete with regulatory go-ahead also received.

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