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2014-08-14 00:20:41

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April - June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to demonstrate a return to long-term trends after an exceptional year in 2013. Total global gold demand in Q2 stood at 964 tonnes (t), 16% lower than the same period last year, as consumers and investors pulled back and consolidated their activity. Global jewellery demand, which represents more than half of total global...

2014-06-19 08:23:14

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most liquid of all 'liquid alts', one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold exhibits the characteristics of liquid alternatives (or 'liquid alts') without many of the inherent disadvantages associated with this growing sector. There has been a surge in the creation and demand for liquid alternatives following the financial crisis as investors look to alternative assets to provide efficient...

2014-05-20 00:20:19

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period January-March 2014, shows a return to the long-term quarterly average demand trends established over the past 5 years. Following an exceptional year in 2013 gold demand in Q1 2014 was 1,074 tonnes (t), almost unchanged compared to the same period in 2013 - a clear demonstration that the fundamentals of the gold market remain robust. Global demand for jewellery, the most...

2014-04-09 12:27:36

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Stuppler, past president of the American Numismatic Association and current chairman of the Federal and California State Gold & Silver Political Action Committee, predicts that the price of gold will reach $5,000 oz. during 2015 or 2016. Stuppler published an article in April 2004, when gold was at $408 oz., predicting that gold would break its 1980 record of $852 oz., which it did in 2008. Gold is currently at $1,304...

2014-03-28 16:21:20

Morgan Gold Chief Strategist Urges Gold as Investment Choice at First of Quarterly Webinars TORRANCE, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold will be increasingly an important investment in 2014, as the Federal Reserve continues its tapering policy and financial markets become increasingly volatile. That's a key assessment from former U.S. Mint Director Edmund C. Moy, who now serves as Chief Strategist for Morgan Gold, a gold-backed IRA provider. Mr. Moy made his comments at...

2014-03-25 08:23:11

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedging EM risks? Think gold, one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold can be used by investors to mitigate systemic risks, act as a cost-effective currency hedge and reduce tail risks in emerging markets. Over the past decade, the paper notes, investors have profited from exposure to emerging markets, owing to their strong economic growth, favourable demographics and industry deregulation. However...


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