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India overtakes China as world’s top gold consumer – GFMS
Chinese gold demand slid by more than a third last year to a four-year low of 866 tonnes.
Cliffs seeks creditor protection in Canada
Cliffs has become the third major U.S. firm in the past 6 months to seek creditor protection for its Canadian arm.
How significant was the 32% fall in HK gold exports to China?
At 750 tonnes, HK gold exports to China were down 32% y/y, but how important in reality are these HK figures nowadays in terms of total Chinese demand?
Zimbabwe state miner lures investors to gold mines
ZMDC is in talks to persuade foreign investors to inject $50 million into three of the nation’s gold mines.
Correction – Dutch central bank says it hasn’t increased gold holdings
The Dutch national bank has denied reports that it has increased its gold reserves in December as reported earlier.
Dutch break ranks and increase gold reserves
The central bank of the Netherlands has broken ranks with its fellow Eurozone members by announcing an increase of nearly 10 tonnes in its gold reserves in December.
BaFin finds no signs of gold price manipulation
The German regulator has found no evidence to support allegations of manipulation in the gold market.
Gold turbulent on Greek aftermath
The Greek election result fallout will likely create significant waves in the gold market looking ahead – while there’s always the Ukraine to spice things up…
Gold slips as equities recover after Greek vote
Gold has gained about 9% so far this month, largely due to safe-haven demand.
Precious metals coveted once more as Draghi acts
Mario Draghi’s $1.3 trillion pledge drove gold to a 5-month high and silver to the brink of a bull market.
CME starts gold futures in Hong Kong
CME joins a slew of other exchanges vying to establish new price benchmarks in the region.
Zambia to keep mineral tax despite mine closure fears – new president
Will maintain an open dialogue with investors while providing for its citizens.
China 2014 iron ore imports from Australia rise 31.6%
Soaring output by big miners drove down prices and eliminated some smaller suppliers.
Amplats 2014 profit fell as much as 55%
The platinum miner says 2014 profit fell by as much as 55% because of South Africa’s longest mining strike.
Gold’s key role in Turkey’s economy
Turkey is the world’s fourth largest gold consumer and its economy benefits from the role it plays in daily life, says a new WGC report.
Mumbai gold available at discount
Physical gold is reportedly available at a discount in India in rare cases amid weak domestic demand.
Chile regulator could cancel Pascua-Lama mine permit
Chile’s environmental regulator is re-evaluating penalties on Barrick Gold’s Pascua-Lama project.
Platinum price ignoring strike action in SA – UBS
UBS notes the platinum price has yet to gain from strike action at the Zondereinde mine.
Mining too slow in female board appointments – group
Women in Mining U.K. has criticized top firms for being slow to correct the gender balance at board level.
JSE ALSI51,2670.00%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
DAX10,694-0.41%2015-01-31 11:02 +0000
CAC 404,604-0.59%2015-01-31 11:02 +0000
Dow Jones close17,4172015-01-31 11:05 +0000
S&P 500 close2,0212015-01-31 11:05 +0000
Gold1,283.790.02%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
Silver17.251.71%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
Platinum1,241.56-0.02%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
Palladium772.350.06%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
Gold ZAR/oz14,924.03-0.01%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
Brent Crude52.990.95%2015-01-31 11:05 +0000
USD / Euro0.886-0.05%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
CAD / USD0.785-0.18%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
ZAR / USD0.0860.01%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
UAD / USD0.776-0.13%2015-01-31 11:04 +0000
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