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Gold hedging: Opportunity knocked

Hedging has long been a dirty word in the gold industry. Legacy contracts that helped fund some of the...


02 AUGUST 2013

European woes

The European Central Bank (ECB) reduced its main interest rate last week by 25 basis points to 0.50%,...

Europe/Middle East

10 MAY 2013

Gold still matters

Professionals were selling. Amateurs were buying. In a nutshell, that is what happened in the gold market...


26 APRIL 2013

Economic Intelligence: A slow-motion slip or temporary blip?

The prevailing and highly uncertain global economic outlook has many characteristics that should favour...


05 APRIL 2013

Focus: Gold: A fair-trade gold standard

European consumers and regulators have been up in arms in recent weeks over revelations that some beef...


05 APRIL 2013

Gold: Verifying conflict-free gold

The misuse of natural resources to finance conflict has been evident in several situations in the past,...


05 APRIL 2012

Minted gold-fund IPO

Investor enthusiasm for gold has been demonstrated by a highly successful initial public offering (IPO)...

North America

25 NOVEMBER 2011

WGC says investment in gold can reduce risk

A distinct allocation to gold within a portfolio including alternative assets such as private equity,...

North America

28 OCTOBER 2011

DRC: Maturing mining market

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) contains riches of cobalt, copper, gold, diamonds, cassiterite...


19 AUGUST 2011

Dempster new role

Natalie Dempster is to lead government affairs activities for the World Gold Council (WGC). Based in...

Europe/Middle East

05 AUGUST 2011

Gold gets new standard

The World Gold Council (WGC) and its members have developed twostandards aimed at removing gold sold...


05 JULY 2011

Gold gets conflict-free standard

The World Gold Council (WGC) and its members have developed two standards aimed at removing gold sold...


30 JUNE 2011