India's anti-gold rules to stay in place - Finance Secretary

By Shivom Seth

More pain is in the offing for gold retailers as the government maintains its priority is to sacrifice gold to depress the current account deficit.

Russia leading central bank gold buyer, but China - who knows?

By Lawrence Williams

Central Banks, led by Russia – and probably China – continue to accumulate gold into reserves. Does this suggest they are jockeying for position in a probable new world economic order?

 

Gold demand in rural India could be lower

By Shivom Seth

World Gold Council urges for need to monetise 22,000 tonnes of gold stock worth $1 trillion held in private hands in India.

SNL sees up to $20bn private equity war chest boosting mining M&A

By Angela Kean

SNL says market experts see mining M&A activity picking up as up to US$20 billion in private capital funds look for investments in the sector.

 

Asanko starts construction at flagship gold mine

By Lawrence Williams

The Obotan section of its Asanko gold mine in Ghana is targeted to produce at a rate of 200,000 oz/year gold by 2016.

Franco-Nevada has $1B+ to work with on new royalty(ies)

By Kip Keen

Franco-Nevada completes a $500m raise and now the question becomes what it might buy.

  • Gold royalty giant Franco-Nevada announces $500M bought deal
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    Vancouver fund researcher sues Silvercorp

    By Dorothy Kosich

    Kun Huang – an investigator who helped research a 2011 hedge fund report disparaging Silvercorp and subsequently sent to a Chinese prison for criminal defamation – is suing the silver miner.

    Gold slumps on interest rate speculation

    By Kip Keen

    The price of gold hurts as traders interpret Fed minutes and with thin trading volumes and weak longs.

     

    Duluth PFS shows robust, high margin base/precious metals project

    By Lawrence Williams

    The latest PFS on the TMM project provides increasing confidence that the proposed underground mine remains hugely attractive in economic terms.

    Canadian uranium tailings facilities to be inspected

    By Dorothy Kosich

    B.C. mines minister orders all mining companies in the province to undergo independent third-party inspections of their tailings facilities.

     

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