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2011-05-19 00:00:00

LONDON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The outlook for global gold demand remains robust throughout 2011 against a background of another strong quarter, the geographic and sectoral diversity of demand and strong fundamentals, the World Gold Council said today.

2011-04-27 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Gold Council today released its Q1 2011 Gold Investment Digest, with top-line findings showing that despite an initial pullback of the gold price in January, positive investor sentiment towards gold and greater confidence in the timing of jewellery purchases contributed to a strong quarterly performance, prompting gold to reach new all-time highs in early April - and ultimately leading it to breach the $1,500/oz mark. Against a backdrop of...

2011-04-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Investors who assume that an investment in a commodity index provides effective gold exposure are failing to optimise portfolio performance, according to a new study published today by the World Gold Council.

2011-03-28 02:30:00

LONDON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently discovered magnetic properties of gold nanoparticles are the subject of the lead article in the new issue of the journal, Gold Bulletin.

2011-02-22 07:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Gold Council today announced that it is to play a pivotal role in the transition of new gold-based innovations from 'lab' to 'market'.

2011-02-16 23:59:00

LONDON, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 was an outstanding year for gold, with strong demand across all sectors, the World Gold Council said today. Gold demand for the year reached a ten year high with annual demand of 3,812.2 tonnes worth approximately US$150 billion.

2011-01-26 07:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The gold price rose for the tenth consecutive year in 2010 reaching US$1,405.50/oz by the end of December on the London PM fix, a 29 percent increase from last year's levels.

2010-12-21 07:35:00

LONDON, December 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Gold Council (WGC) is delighted with the successful phase 1 clinical trial of a unique nanomedicine that uses nanoparticles of gold as the core of a delivery system for tumour targeted drug delivery.

2010-11-17 00:00:00

LONDON, November 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global gold consumption for 2010 will be higher than 2009 as a result of increasing levels of demand in India and China, sustained global demand for gold investment, together with growth in jewellery and industrial demand, the World Gold Council ("WGC") said. According to the WGC's Gold Demand Trends report for Q3 2010, published today, demand for gold in the final quarter of 2010 will be driven by the following factors: - Increasing demand...

2010-08-24 23:59:00

LONDON, August 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for gold will remain robust during 2010 as a result of accelerating demand from India and China, as well as increasing global investment demand driven by continuing uncertainty over public debt and economic recovery, the World Gold Council ("WGC") said. According to the WGC's Gold Demand Trends report for Q2 2010, published today, demand for gold for the rest of 2010 will be underpinned by the following market forces: - India and China...

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